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Peter KaHung Chan

DPhil Student

Dissertation title: Air pollution, smoking and major chronic disease in China

Supervisors: Professor Zhengming Chen, Dr Om Kurmi, Dr Hubert Lam, Dr Derrick Bennett

Peter Chan joined the Clinical Trials Service Unit in 2015, and is reading for a DPhil in Population Health. Before his engagement in current position, Peter studied Public Health at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Copenhagen and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health during 2010-2014, and completed a MSc in Global Health Science at Oxford during 2014-2015. His main research interest is in environmental health, particularly air pollution and climate change impact on global health. For his DPhil, he is investigating the relationship between household air pollution and smoking and cardiovascular diseases in the China Kadoorie Biobank, a 0.5 million participants prospective cohort.