NCDs: The road to 25x25: how can the strategy reach its destination
NCDs - The road to 25x25: how can the five-target strategy reach its destination
Organisers: David Schellenberg and Heidi Larson
Administrator: Malcolm Chalmers
Neil joined the School at the beginning of 2011, after working in New Zealand for the last 30 years. He originally trained in biostatistics, before moving over to do a PhD in epidemiological methods. Since the completion of his PhD in epidemiology in 1985 he has been engaged in a wide range of public health research activities.
In 1988 he co-founded the Wellington Asthma Research Group (WARG) at the Wellington School of Medicine. In 2000 he established the Massey University Centre for Public Health Research. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand (FRSNZ) and the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSCi) and is currently Past-President of the International Epidemiological Association (IEA).
He currently teaches epidemiology, biostatistics and public health courses at the LSHTM. He also teaches at the annual European Educational Programme in Epidemiology (summer course), and on various IEA courses in developing countries.