About this event

  • Date and time Thu 28 Mar 2019 from 10:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Epidemiology and Public Health

This training day is focused at Specialty Registrars (SpRs) in Public Health from across the country, offering the opportunity to showcase work, network, and discover further opportunities in public health.

Registrars from around the UK will present about their work in a variety of public health roles, highlighting important learning from a wide range of experiences as well as avenues for further public health work.

Public health careers

A session on public health careers will allow registrars to hear a new public health consultant’s tips on the transition from registrar to consultant.  

Key speakers

Gina Radford

Deputy Chief Medical Officer and a high-ranking PH Consultant within the Department of Health and Social Care. 

Harry Rutter

Professor of Global Public Health at the University of Bath, leading academic and government advisor with high-level experience driving public health strategies on obesity and climate change.


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Chess, not chequers

Professor Harry Rutter, Professor in Global Health, University of Bath

Tackling childhood obesity: Voices of the future advise on the epidemic of today

Ms Rosie Cooper, Specialty Registrar in Public Health ST4, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Sustainability within Designed to Smile: An evaluation of the environmental impact of a national oral health improvement programme

Dr Bethan Bowden, Speciality Registrar in Public Health, Public Health Wales

Question and answer session
Tea and coffee break
From perfect projects to profuse portfolios

Ms Kathryn Ingold, Public Health Consultant, North Yorkshire County Council

Group discussion
How more equal societies reduce stress, restore sanity and improve everybody’s wellbeing

Professor Kate Pickett, Professor of Epidemiology, University of York and University Champion for Research on Justice and Equality

Influences on the gambling behaviour of young men

Ms Catherine Taylor, Public Health Specialty Registrar ST2, Lancashire County Council

Evaluation of the Portsmouth breathalyser campaign: How much is too much?

Dr Emily Walmsley, Public Health Registrar, Health Education, Wessex

Question and answer session
Tea and coffee break
Prevention and the future of health

Professor Gina Radford, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Social Care

Telemedicine system to improve the access, quality and cost of secondary care for prisoners

Mrs Chantal Edge, National Institute for Health Research Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow and Speciality Registrar in Public Health ST4, University College London Collaborative Centre for Inclusion Health

Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Lincolnshire

Dr Ben Rush, ST4 Public Health, Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Question and answer session
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom