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Hubert Lam

BSc MPhil PhD

Associate Professor; Associate Course Director, MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology

Hubert Lam is the Associate Course Director for the MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology, responsible for the management of the course, specifically in the oversight of the delivery and its ongoing development in liaison with the Scientific Course Directors. He works closely with the Teaching and Research Fellows and the Graduate Studies Office to provide academic student support. He is also a Module Lead and tutor for the Principles of Epidemiology module.

Hubert graduated in Biochemistry and had an MPhil degree in Medical Sciences. He gained a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Birmingham in 2009, and was a Lecturer in Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology until he came to Oxford in 2015.

Hubert’s primary research interest is on environmental (mainly ambient and indoor air pollution) epidemiology, specifically the development and application of new technology in enhancing exposure assessment to help better quantification of health burdens using the China Kadoorie Biobank, in collaboration with Fudan University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a member of the Prospective Studies Group that uses large scale observational studies in diverse populations to understand the main determinants of major non-communicable diseases. He is a long-term collaborator of the Born in Guangzhou Cohort Study, a birth cohort study in Guangzhou, China with 30,000 mother-child pairs.

Hubert had good experience in teaching and supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students. He was previously the Deputy Programme Director for MSc in Occupational Health at the University of Birmingham. He has supervised a number of students on various topics at Master’s and Doctorate levels.