Professor Mike Kelly, Director: Public Health Centre
Professor Kelly is Director of the Centre of Public Health at NICE. Professor Kelly is a public health practitioner, researcher and academic. His research interests are in evidence based approaches to health improvement, health inequalities, methodological problems in public health research, evidence synthesis, coronary heart disease prevention, chronic illness, disability, physical activity, public dental health and community involvement in health promotion. From 2005-8 he was the co-leader of the Measurement and Evidence Knowledge Network of the World Health Organisation's Commission on the Social Determinants of Health.
Originally trained in Sociology and Economics, in York and Leicester, he undertook his doctorate in the department of Psychiatry at the University of Dundee. He has published more than two hundred papers, reports and chapters in medical, sociological, philosophical, business and public health journals and books and is author/ editor of seven books. Before moving to the NHS he taught at the Universities of Leicester, Abertay, Dundee, Glasgow and Greenwich.
In 2010 he was awarded the Alwyn Smith Prize of the Faculty of Public Health in recognition of his work on cardiovascular disease and alcohol misuse prevention. He holds honorary or visiting appointments at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Universities of Manchester, Sheffield, Cambridge and Oxford. Professor Kelly is Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health, Honorary Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
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