Prof Linda Bauld
Bruce and John Usher Professor of Public Health
The University of Edinburgh
Linda Bauld holds the Bruce and John Usher Chair in Public Health in the Usher Institute, College of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Linda is a behavioural scientist with a PhD in social policy whose research focuses on the primary prevention of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the UK and further afield. Since 2014, she has combined her academic role with a secondment to Cancer Research UK where she holds the CRUK/BUPA Chair in Behavioural Research for Cancer Prevention. She currently leads two large research consortia – the GCRF Tobacco Control Capacity Programme in Africa and South Asia, supported by UK Research and Innovation via Overseas Development Aid funding, and the SPECTRUM Consortium, involving teams in 10 UK Universities and partner organisations funded by the UK Prevention Research Partnership. SPECTRUM is the successor to the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies. Linda is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Academy of Social Sciences, and currently chairs or is a member of research funding and policy committees for CRUK, National Institute for Health Research, the Medical Research Council, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Public Health England, Institute for Alcohol Studies, the Scottish Government and Health Canada.
Prof Linda Bauld will be speaking at:
- 14:55 - 15:15
- 14:05 - 14:20
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