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UCL Health and Society Summer School: Social Determinants of Health (June 2019)

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The one week non-residential UCL Health and Society summer school: Social Determinants of Health will be held from 24th to 28th June 2019 at University College London in central London. 

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 summer school with a presentation on the social determinants of health and close the week with a lecture and discussion on national and international policy development. 

Topics covered

  • Social determinants of health
  • Social stratification
  • Social-biological translation
  • Early child development
  • Work and health
  • Life course epidemiology
  • Gender and health
  • Mental health
  • Oral health
  • Disability, inequality and human rights
  • Russian mortality
  • Tackling health inequalities
  • Public health, health inequalities and ethics
  • Social determinants, health inequalities and policy development
  • Global governance and health policy