Professor Andy Haines

Professor of Public Health & Primary Care, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


Andy Haines is Professor of Public Health and Primary Care with a joint appointment in the Dept of Social and Environmental Health Research and in the Dept of Population Health.

He was previously Director (originally Dean) of LSHTM for nearly 10 years up to October 2010, having previously been Professor of Primary Health Care at UCL between 1987-2000. 

Between 1993-6 Professor Haines was on secondment as Director of Research & Development at the NHS Executive, North Thames and he was consultant epidemiologist at the MRC Epidemiology and Medical Care Unit between 1980-7. He has also worked internationally in Nepal, Jamaica, Canada and the USA.

Professor Haines  has been a member of a number of major international and national committees including the MRC Global Health Group ( chair) and the MRC Strategy Group. He was formerly chair of the Universities UK Health and Social Care Policy Committee and a member of the WHO Advisory Committee on Health Research. He was a member of Working Group 2 of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the second and third assessment reports. He sits on a number of other national and international committees.

Education & Experience




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