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Northumbria Public Lecture Series: Professor Kevin Fenton

Northumbria University

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Professor Kevin Fenton MD PhD FFPH is the Director of Health and Wellbeing for the London Borough of Southwark and Senior Advisor to Public Health England. 

Lecture Title: TBC

Business and Law Building, City Campus East, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne 

Refreshments will be available from 6.00pm,

Synopsis

Lecture title and synopsis TBC

About the Speaker

Professor Kevin Fenton MD PhD FFPH is the Director of Health and Wellbeing for the London Borough of Southwark and Senior Advisor to Public Health England. Previously Professor Fenton was the National Director for Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England.  In that role he led PHE's national prevention programmes, including screening for cancer and other conditions, NHS Health Checks, national health-marketing campaigns, public mental health and a range of wellbeing programmes for infants, young people, adults and older people.He also led PHE's Health Equity portfolio with a range of programmes and activities focused on addressing the social determinants of health. 

Professor Fenton was previously the director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States, a position he held for 8 years. He also served as the chief of CDC’s National Syphilis Elimination Effort and has worked in research, epidemiology and the prevention of HIV and other STDs since 1995.  Previously he was the director of the HIV and STI Department at the United Kingdom’s Health Protection Agency. 

He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom and a visiting professor in Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 

He also serves as a member or on the boards of a number of charitable organisations, government committees and peer-reviewed journals related to HIV and STD prevention and sexual health research.

To book a space, please complete the form below, for queries email nu.events@northumbria.ac.uk

Kevin Fenton Profile

Event Details

Northumbria University
City Campus East
Business and Law Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 2SU


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