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Director, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care, University of Manchester

Dr Arpana Verma

Professor Arpana Verma is Head of the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care. She is Director of Manchester Urban Collaboration on Health (MUCH) a WHO Collaborating Centre (2015-2019) and honorary Consultant in Public Health at PHE. MUCH performs high quality research, teaching and training, in the field of public health and has established links to local, national and international public health organisations (www.manchester.ac.uk/much).

She was PI EURO-URHIS 2 funded by DG Research under the FP7 programme and is also the founding president of the European Public Health Association section on Urban Health. MUCH continues to work with health indicators and Urban Health working as part of the European Health Information Initiative and the Global Report on Urban Health. With Professor Andy Brass, she leads the i3HS Hub. She is Programme Director for the Masters in Public Health and MRes in Public Health/Primary Care, organised International Festival of Public Health, International Conference on Urban Health 2014 and CPD.