Our Speakers

Dr Jessica Allen - Deputy Director of the Institute of Health Equity.

Dr Jessica Allen - Deputy Director of the Institute of Health EquityJessica's main activities are working to embed a social determinants approach to health inequalities in England and globally. She was co-director of the Review of Social Determinants of Health and the Health Divide in the WHO European Region and was previously Project Director of the Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England post-2010 (the Marmot Review). She has worked closely with national and local governments, third sector organisations and the NHS and published widely on social determinants of health. Prior to her work at UCL she was head of Health and Social Care at IPPR, Research Fellow in Public Health at the Kings Fund, and worked at Unicef and LSE. She has published and broadcast widely on issues relating to health and social care policy. She holds a doctorate from the University of London.

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