Primary care research and teaching
The Primary Care Unit is part of the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge, one of Europe’s premier university departments of population health sciences.
– to identify and target the behaviours that lead to chronic disease;
– to improve early detection of disease;
– to improve the quality of health services;
– to deliver first class teaching to medical students, clinicians, researchers and educators.
Behaviour and Health, Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes, Cancer, Health Services Research and End of Life Care.
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We train medical students in primary care settings and teach applied clinical research, social and ethical contexts and much more.
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