Social Work Social Development 2012: Action and Impact
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Plenary Speaker


Michael Marmot

Michael Marmot (United Kingdom)
Plenary speech on Tuesday 10 July 2012

Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of London

Sir Marmot has led a research group on health inequalities for the past 30 years. He is Principal Investigator of the Whitehall Studies of British civil servants, investigating explanations for the striking inverse social gradient in morbidity and mortality. He leads the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and is engaged in several international research efforts on the social determinants of health. He chairs the Department of Health Scientific Reference Group on tackling health inequalities. He was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution for six years and is an honorary fellow of the British Academy.


    
 

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