[interphen] Workshop: Public health, equity and interventions

  • From: Kristin Voigt <kristin.voigt@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: interphen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2011 13:44:15 +0000

'Public health, equity and interventions'
Lancaster University, 25 March 2011

The Centre for Bioethics & Medical Law at Lancaster University is organising a one-day workshop on 'Public health, equity and interventions' on 25 March (10am-4pm). The aim of the workshop is to bring together public health experts and practitioners as well as applied philosophers interested in health, to generate discussion about equality in public health, with particular focus on disadvantaged and/or vulnerable groups.

Speakers:
Sonia Tucci (University of Liverpool), 'Fat bias: discrimination by association?
Jennie Popay (Lancaster University), 'Challenges in Evaluating the Health Equity impact of area based Interventions – the case of The New Deal for Communities Regeneration initiative' 
Søren Holm (University of Manchester), 'State intervention and obesity – who should be targeted'
Angus Dawson (Keele University), 'Preference change and ethical obesity policy'
Pauline Emmett (Bristol University) - 'Inequalities in childhood diet - evidence from a longitudinal study'
Maria Piacentini (Lancaster University) - title tbc

The workshop will be held at the Lancaster University Management School.

There is no charge for the workshop, but registration is required. If you would like to attend, please e-mail Stuart Nicholls (s.nicholls@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) to register your interest. 

The event is kindly supported by the Society for Applied Philosophy and the Institute of Medical Ethics.





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