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Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Teddy Chester lecture: Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health

Evidence and policy in a world of fake news

Event Time
7 Nov 17:30 - 7 Nov 19:30
Event Location
University Place, 176 Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9PL
Event Type

martin mckee annual teddy chester lecture

Martin McKee is Professor of European Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he founded the European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition (ECOHOST), a WHO Collaborating Centre. He is also Research Director of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and Past President of the European Public Health Association. He trained in medicine and public health and has written extensively on health and health policy, with a particular focus on countries undergoing political and social transition.

There is no charge to attend this event, but places at the lecture are limited and booking is strongly advised.

This annual lecture marks the contribution of Teddy Chester, who was the first professor of social administration at the University of Manchester. From his appointment in the early 1950s, to his retirement in the 1970s he was an influential pioneer in management development, using evidence and research with policy makers, and working with clinical leaders. He was involved in founding and leading the NHS Graduate Training Scheme, and in founding Manchester Business School.

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