Professor Carol Brayne CBE is Professor of Public Health Medicine in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care in the University of Cambridge. She is Co-Chair of Cambridge Public Health. Her research focuses on the public health of ageing.
Carol is a medically qualified epidemiologist and public health academic. She graduated in medicine from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, and went on to train in general medicine. After gaining membership she moved on to training in epidemiology with a Training Fellowship with the Medical Research Council. The research area for this Fellowship was ageing and dementia.
Since the mid-eighties her main research area has been longitudinal studies of older people following changes over time in cognition, dementia natural history and associated features with a public health perspective. She is lead principal investigator in the group of MRC CFA Studies which have informed, and will continue to inform, national policy and scientific understanding of dementia in whole populations. She has been responsible for training programmes in epidemiology and public health for under and postgraduates since the early nineties. Alongside being Co-Chair of Cambridge Public Health at the University of Cambridge, Carol holds the position of Faculty of Public Health, Academic & Research committee Chair, Royal College of Physicians special advisor, NIHR Senior Investigator PH SIG co-lead, SPHR member PI, and CLAHRC theme lead. Carol was awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her services to public health medicine in 2017. She is consistently listed among the highest cited scholars in the world across all disciplines.
She link for further details: https://www.iph.cam.ac.uk/carol-brayne/
The talk will begin at 12:30 on Thursday 11th February via Zoom and will be chaired by Professor Tamsin Ford.
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