Creating Better Health & Wellbeing: Community organisations and researchers learning together (sold out)

This one-day networking and learning event organised by members of the Adult Life/Working Age Working Group at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP) aims to help bring academic researchers and community projects together to discuss methods and experiences of improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities in Scotland.

Exploring continuity of care in maternity and post-natal services

A seminar & discussion hosted by the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP) Early Years Working Group, University of Edinburgh in collaboration with the Evidence for Action team, NHS Health Scotland. Continuity of care is often viewed as care that is provided by the same person for …

Young STAND Awards 2014

The Young STAND Awards (Young Scots Tackling Alcohol and Drugs Awards) is an awards scheme co-hosted by Mentor Scotland and SCPHRP, aimed at young people who, through their schools or communities, are involved in projects which address alcohol and substance misuse. Winner of the Community category: Aberdeen City Council – …

Lost in Translation? Getting Evidence into Policy

9.00 COFFEE Chair: Sir David Carter 9.30 Welcome Prof John Frank, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy, Edinburgh 9.40 A Systems Approach to Getting Evidence into Policy Prof Allan Best, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia 10.20 Case Study 1: Alcohol Policy Prof David …

Dr Réjean Hébert – PRISMA ’€“ an Integrated Service Delivery System for Frail Older People: Implications for Service Delivery in Scotland

Dr. Réjean Hébert is a renowned researcher on aging in Canada and internationally. A trained doctor of medicine, he is professor in the department of family medicine at the Université de Sherbrooke, and former director of the Research Centre in Aging at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Sherbrooke. Dr. Hébert’s …

Dr Shiriki Kumanyika – Tackling Obesity in the 21st Century: Crafting Societal Solutions

Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika is a Professor in the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She has an interdisciplinary background and holds advanced degrees in social work, nutrition, and public health. She has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on several randomized …