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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

Area of research

ALSPAC Gambling Study

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



 Alan Emond is Professor of Child Health in Bristol Medical School at the University of Bristol. He is a part-time research professor, having retired from his main role as Director of the Centre for Child and Adolescent Health and 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 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.



  • 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


  • adolescence
  • neuro-developmental disorders
  • resilience
  • gambling
  • injury
  • burns
  • scalds

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