Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


UCL Health and Society Summer School: Social Determinants of Health

UCL Main Entrance

The UCL Health and Society Online Summer School: Social Determinants of Health will be held from Monday 5th July 2021 - Friday 9th July 2021.

The summer school is organised by the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. It provides an in-depth assessment of the social determinants of health from a global research, policy and governance perspective. Participants will have numerous opportunities for discussion over the one week course.

Professor Sir Michael Marmot will open the online summer school with a presentation on the social determinants of health and close the week with a discussion on national and international policy development. 

Topics covered

  • Social determinants of health
  • Social stratification
  • Early child development
  • Work and health
  • Life course epidemiology
  • Gender and health
  • Mental health
  • Health equity and sustainable development
  • Oral health
  • Disability, inequality and human rights
  • Russian mortality
  • Public health policy and Covid-19
  • Tackling health inequalities
  • Social determinants, health inequalities and policy development
  • Global governance and health policy