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Professor Alan Emond

Professor Alan Emond

Professor Alan Emond
M.A., M.D., M.B.B.Chir.(Cantab.), F.R.C.P., F.R.C.P.C.H.

Professor of Community Child Health

Office 1.08
1-5 Whiteladies Road,
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+44 (0) 117 42 83110



Alan is Professor of Child Health at the University of Bristol and Director of the Centre for Child and Adolescent Health and Children's Burns Research Centre. He is a clinical academic paediatrician, experienced in leading multidisciplinary teams, with a track record in quantitative and qualitative research in 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.



  • Community based teaching in child health for medical students (COMP 1)
  • BSc Global Health
  • BSc Child Health in the Early Years
  • SW Paediatric registrar (SpR) training programme


  • phonological
  • impairment
  • wetting
  • soiling
  • melatonin
  • sleep disturbance
  • neuron-developmental disorders
  • road use
  • injury
  • adolescence

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