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ScHARR is home to the Section of Public Health, a dynamic and rapidly expanding multi-disciplinary research and teaching group. The core interest of this group is in improving the health of the public at local, regional, national and international levels, through research informed teaching, our programme of applied research and close involvement with the National Health Service and other health care organisations.

The Section is multi-disciplinary and our staff include: clinical public health specialists, epidemiologists, public health trainees, psychologists, sociologists, information scientists and systematic reviewers, policy and management specialists, international health specialists, pharmacists, health visitors and health services researchers.

Director: Dr Mark Strong

Deputy Director:  Professor Sarah Salway

Also located here is the Deputy Dean for ScHARR:  Professor Liddy Goyder

Professional Development and Support for Staff Working in the NHS

  • Public health training support and supervision including ScHARR secondments available to all public health trainees
  • A programme of support for trainees taking Faculty of Public Health Part A examinations
  • Training in research methods for Specialist Registrars and career grade doctors

Contact Details

Section of Public Health
The University of Sheffield
Regent Court
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

Tel: 0114 222 0811
Fax: 0114 272 4095