Archive Year 2010

1 January 2010

Dr Liesbeth Mercken
Health Promotion, Maastrict University, Netherlands

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Dr Helen McAneney
Centre for Health Improvement, Queen's University Belfast

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"What can Social Network Analysis Offer to Public Health Research"

Seminar Host:     Dr Helen McAneney

24 March 2010

Professor (Emeritus) Mike Baillie
School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology
Queen's University, Belfast

"Tree-Rings Give Environmental Context for Big Events Including Plagues"

Seminar Host:     Dr Dermot O'Reilly

14 April 2010

Mr Andy Cope
Director of Research and Monitoring, Sustrans

'Effective Monitoring and Evaluation of Walking and Cycling Interventions'

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13 May 2010

Professor Miguel Hernan
Harvard School of Public Health

"Epidemiologic Methods are Useless - They can only give you Answers"

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8 June 2010

Professor James Sallis
San Diego State University

'The Built Environment:  A Key to Permanent and Equitable Health Improvement '

Host:  Belfast Healthy Cities

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9 June 2010

Professor James Sallis
San Diego State University

'Solving Problems of Inactivity & Obesity:  Putting Research into Action'

Host:  Dr Mark Tully

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22 September 2010

Dr Linda Clarke
University of Ulster

"Communities of Practice:  Building Knowledge"

Host:  Professor Frank Kee

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26 November 2010

Professor Mike Kelly
NICE - Director:  Public Health Excellence Centre

'Public Health:  Evidence, Practice and Politics'

Seminar Host:     Professor Frank Kee

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3 December 2010

Professor Martin Roland
Professor of Health Services Research, Cambridge University

'Did QOF reduce health inequalities and will it improve health outcomes?'

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Professor Roland, a respected international authority on the impact of financial incentives on quality of medical care and a general practitioner for over 25 years, was one of the original advisors on the Quality and outcomes Framework for the NHS. Formerly Professor of General Practice in Manchester, Director of the National Primary Care Research and Development Centre and Director of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, he became a special advisor to RAND Europe in 2008 and was appointed to the Chair of Health Services Research in Cambridge in 2009. He was appointed CBE for services to Medicine in 2004.

Dr Margaret Cupples from the CoE (and President of the Ulster Medical Society) hosted the seminar, which was well attended and of great interest in particular to colleagues from the Department of Health and the Public Health Agency.  Dr Domhnall MacAuley (BMJ) commented upon the presentation ins his blog of 7 December2010:


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