Helping people to help themselves: building the evidence for preventive health care

Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Medical School
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Medical and Dental Sciences
Wednesday 2nd April 2014 (16:30)
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Yvonne Dawson
Tel: 0121 414 4054

College of Medical and Dental Sciences – Inaugural Lecture Series

Professor Kate Jolly
Professor of Public Health
School of Health and Population Sciences

Kate Jolly qualified in medicine from Bristol University in 1986. She firstly trained in general practice, then in public health medicine. Her academic training took place at the Universities of Southampton and Birmingham. Kate completed her training in public health in 1999 and became a senior lecturer in 2004. In 2011 she took on the role of clinical lead for public health in the School of Health and Population Sciences and was promoted to chair in 2012. Her research is focused on three main areas: rehabilitation and secondary prevention of chronic disease, particularly heart disease and chronic obstruction pulmonary disease; population-based behaviour change, particularly in relation to physical activity and weight; and maternal and child health, with a particular focus on breastfeeding and lay support interventions. 

This lecture is open to all, pre-registration is not required