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Professor Alan Emond

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 Alan Emond is Emeritus Professor of Child Health in Bristol Medical School at the University of Bristol. He is still active as a research professor, having retired from his main role as Director of the Centre for Child and Adolescent Health and the Children's Burns Research Centre in March 2018.  He is a clinical academic paediatrician, experienced in leading multidisciplinary teams, with a track record in quantitative and qualitative research in child development and child and adolescent injury.

His research experience is in epidemiology and health service evaluation, including work on the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC - Children of the Nineties). He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, with teaching interests in inter-professional learning and international health. He has extensive overseas experience, working in Jamaica, Ethiopia and Brazil, including community-based research projects evaluating the impact of interventions on child health.  Alan is a board member of the Bristol Poverty Institute. In 2019, he was awarded the James Spence Medal by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health for his outstanding contribution to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in paediatrics and child health.

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