Faculty of Health and Social Care Guest Lecture

23rd Apr 2015, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Faculty of Health and Social Care



Professor John Ashton CBE – Inequalities regarding children in today’s society

Formerly North West Regional Director of Public Health and Regional Medical Officer from 1993 – 2006, and Director of Public Health and County Medical Officer for Cumbria from 2006 – 2013.

He specialised in psychiatry, general practice, family planning and reproductive medicine before entering Public Health.  He is well known for his work on Planned Parenthood and healthy cities, and for his personal advocacy for Public Health.

John holds chairs in the Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool John Moores University, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Manchester Medical School, the Valencia Institute of Public Health in Spain, the University’s of Central Lancashire, Lancaster, and Cumbria.  He is the author of many scientific papers: articles and chapters in books; and of several books including; “The New Public Health” which has been the standard textbook on Public Health.

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