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Sarah Hill
Name
Dr Sarah Hill
Title
Director, Global Public Health Unit
Organisation
Social Policy School of Social and Political Science
University of Edinburgh
Address
2.07 Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
Telephone
+44 (0)131 650 3884
E-Mail
Health inequalities and the social determinants of health tobacco and health structural drivers of health inequities including historical and institutional discrimination role of commercial actors in non-communicable disease epidemics

Research interests

Sarah's research interests include health inequalities and the social determinants of health; the impacts on health and health policy of tobacco and other unhealthy commodity producers; and global health.  She is particularly interested in the structural drivers of health inequities including historical and institutional discrimination and the role of commercial actors in non-communicable disease epidemics.

Teaching and Supervision

Sarah is Director of the Global Public Health Unit. She convenes courses in Population Health and Health Policy, Social Determinants of Health and Public Policy, and Introduction to Epidemiology for Public Policy, and is programme organiser for the intercalated Bachelor of Medical Sciences with Honours in Global Health Policy.

Previous experience

Sarah joined the University of Edinburgh in 2009 having previously worked in public health, medicine and research in New Zealand, the USA, New Zealand, West Africa and Glasgow.

Qualifications

MBChB, MPH, PhD (University of Otago)

FAFPHM (New Zealand)

Publications