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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

What can genotyping studies tell us about on-farm transmission routes of Campylobacter?

Monday, 04 March 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar rooms

Oxford Festival of Global Health - Lovesick

Thursday, 07 March 2024, 4pm to 8pm @ The Curzon Cinema, The Westgate, Oxford

Title TBC

Monday, 15 April 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar rooms

The effects of BCG on non-specific resistance to respiratory infection

Monday, 13 May 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar rooms