Through its work the School of Public Health aims to address the major global public health challenges of the 21st century, including:
- infectious and parasitic diseases
- cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
- neurodegenerative diseases
- obesity and diabetes.
Located in Central London on the St Mary’s, Hammersmith Hospital and Charing Cross campuses, it has close links with the Imperial College Academic Health Sciences Centre, the Imperial College Healthcare Trust and the Interventional Public Health Clinical Programme Group.
Research from the School scored in the top two epidemiology and public health submissions to the UK’s 2009 Research Assessment Exercise. The School has a significant research portfolio with research grants and contracts in excess of £25 million per year.