Mitch Blair, Professor
Mitch Blair is a general and developmental paediatrician, specialist in child public health and was a senior lecturer in Community Paediatrics in Nottingham from 1989 to 1998. In 1998, he established the River Island Academic Centre for Paediatrics and Child Health at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, UK. His research interests include international child health indicators, child public health monitoring, and health service evaluation.
He worked at the policy division of the English Department of Health to advise on the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) and lead on the Two Year Review, he led the production of HCP e learning launched by Ann Milton Minister for Public Health in March 2011. He was Officer for Health Promotion for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health from 2010-15 and now leads a major research project (MOCHA) www.childhealthservicemodels.eu on comparative primary child health care across Europe and complex interventions to prevent unscheduled ED attendance for preschool children in North West London. http://clahrc-northwestlondon.nihr.ac.uk/what-we-do/delivery-themes/early-years
Listen to Dr Mitch Blair talking about child public health and social paediatrics.
Read his collaborative paper on the role of medical schools in health equity.