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Peter graduated in Modern History from Oxford before qualifying in Medicine at the Middlesex Hospital. He later trained in Public Health at St Thomas’s Hospital, spending a year as visiting associate professor at the Johns Hopkins. From 1994 to 2005 he was Professor of Public Health Medicine at UMDS and from 1998 Chair of the Division of Public Health and Primary Care at King’s College. In 2006 he moved to the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College. He designed and lead several international surveys of respiratory health including the European Community Respiratory Health Survey which he initiated in 1989 and the Global Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease which he now co-ordinates.

Forthcoming events

Correlates and consequences of atrial fibrillation in 25,000 CKB participants

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 12pm to 1pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar room 0

The epidemiology of periportal fibrosis in the context of intestinal schistosomiasis

Monday, 09 October 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building seminar rooms

Defeating Meningitis by 2023 Global Roadmap

Monday, 16 October 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building seminar room 1

OxPop Festival of Global Health - The Cancer Conflict

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 5pm to 8pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7LF

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