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Professor Alan Bernstein has been appointed as the new head of Oxford Global Health, which will bring together and showcase the breadth of global health research across the University of Oxford.

Panorama view of the Oxford skyline, with the Sheldonian Theatre, Bodleiain Library and St Mary's Church all visible against a blue sky. © Shutterstock

Alan Bernstein, Professor Emeritus of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto and former inaugural president of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, has joined the University of Oxford as its new Director of Global Health to lead Oxford Global Health spanning all four academic divisions of the University to transform research capacity and impact in global health across the University, catalyse collaborative activities across disciplinary boundaries and drive support for global health at the University.

The University of Oxford is a world leading global health research university and a thought-leader in the field. Our research spans an extensive portfolio including but not limited to research on anti-microbial resistancechild healthmental disorders of the brain including mental health and epilepsy, pandemic sciences and decolonisation in global health.


Read the full story on the University of Oxford's website.