The Department, headed by Professor John Danesh since 2001, comprises 330 staff, including 16 professors, several university lecturers and senior researchers personally supported by prestigious awards, plus more than 50 graduate students
The Department is one of Europe’s premier university departments of population health sciences, awarded the highest (5*) possible ratings in the UK RAE during the past fifteen years.
The Department of Public Health and Primary Care, the MRC Epidemiology Unit and the MRC Biostatistics Unit jointly run an MPhil in Population Health Sciences, with specialisation themes in Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Data Science, Infectious Diseases, Primary Care Research and Public Health. More information is available at https://www.phs.masters.cam.ac.uk/ and at MPhil PHS virtual tour. The MPhil PHS builds upon and replaces the previous MPhils in Primary Care Research, Public Health, and Epidemiology, which were taught for 6, 15, and 27 years respectively.