Intergenerational Persistence of Poverty and Poor Health Workshop

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Intergenerational Persistence of Poverty and Poor Health Workshop

14 June 2019, 11:00 – 15:00; Newcastle University London Campus, 102 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EZ

FREE EVENT with lunch provided

  • Professor Jim McManus, Vice President of the Association for Directors of Public Health and Director of Public Health for Hertfordshire

Jim has worked in local government, the voluntary sector, NHS and commercial sectors on range of issues from drugs and alcohol to older people, end of life care, mental health, suicide prevention, sexual health, HIV and equality. He has been Director of Public Health at Hertfordshire County Council since 2012.

  • Baroness Sally Greengross, Crossbench Member of the House of Lords

Baroness Sally Greengross is an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords since 2000. She currently sits on the Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee. Baroness Greengross was commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission from 2006-2012.

  • Jennifer Wallace, Head of Policy at the Carnegie Trust

Jennifer leads the policy team at the Carnegie Trust. Her work has led directly to positive change in legislation, policy and practice. She is a Trustee of Evaluation Support Scotland and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

  • Heather Brown, Senior Lecturer Health Economics, Newcastle University

Heather will be discussing the results from her Understanding Society Policy Fellowship on the Intergenerational Persistence of Health and Income Inequalities using data from the British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society Survey.

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