UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care - advancing health across populations
The UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care addresses major 21st century health challenges such as health equity, obesity, tobacco and alcohol, ageing and the organisation of healthcare.
We are dedicated to teaching and capacity building in population health research and practice.
We aim to understand what determines health or disease in populations and we evaluate strategies to treat and prevent ill health.
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The Institute runs regular events and seminars across our various research departments.
The Institute for Epidemiology and Health Care works in partnership with many international agencies, NGOs, Ministries of Health, educational institutions, the UK NHS and enterprise to improve health.
The Institute for Epidemiology and Health Care employs some of the world’s best scientific minds to work together towards improved public health for all.
We produce a range of resources for health professionals, students and the public.
Women who work more than 55 hours a week are at a higher risk of depression but this is not the case for men, according to a new UCL-led study with Queen Mary University of London.
Published: Mar 4, 2019 9:29:04 AM
This month IEHC talks to Dr Fiona Stevenson, who recently took over as Head of the Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health (PCPH).
Published: Jan 18, 2019 7:01:20 PM
Girls are twice as likely to show signs of depressive symptoms linked to social media use compared to boys at age 14, according to new UCL research.
Published: Jan 14, 2019 2:35:06 PM
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the Dr Gillian Stoltman and Dr Joseph Stoltman prizes for 2018. Gillian and Joseph Stoltman set up the prize in order to support outstanding students with a real passion for Public health, who will be able to use the money to further fund their public health opportunities. A prize worth £500 is awarded for each of the courses below.
Published: Dec 18, 2018 10:27:00 AM