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Cambridge Public Heath is a world leader in public health. We are a membership organisation whose members include outstanding public health academics from across the University and public health professionals working outside of academia.

CPH consists of five core pillars and five cross-cutting themes, each of which interlinks to form a new, broad centre of excellence in public health research. Click one of the relevant links in the below infographic, or visit out Research page, to find out more.

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Cambridge Public Health & Department of Engineering Workshop
Cambridge Public Health & Department of Engineering Workshop - 22 Nov 2021

This workshop will formally introduce Cambridge Public Health (co-led by Professor Carol Brayne and Professor John Clarkson) as part of the School of Technology and highlight opportunities for potential links and collaborations across Engineering, Public Health and beyond. We are planning a series of presentations by Engineering colleagues on their research followed by an open discussion about how potential connections can be developed.

Short talks include:

Latest blog post

Moving beyond the health inequalities rhetoric
Moving beyond the health inequalities rhetoric

Health data generated during the Covid-19 pandemic continue to confirm that socioeconomic status directly affects a patient’s odds of survival. Certain ethnicities, as well as people from poorer areas of the UK and the elderly and frail, tend to fare worse — both in terms of infection rates and deaths. An obviously important question, however, is why? — What makes people from these backgrounds at greater risk of illness and death, and is this unique to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic?