School of Social and Political Science

Sarah Hill

Job Title

Director, Global Health Policy Unit

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Room number

2.07

Building (Address)

Chrystal Macmillan Building

Street (Address)

15a George Square

City (Address)

Edinburgh

Country (Address)

UK

Post code (Address)

EH8 9LD

Background

Teaching and Supervision

Sarah leads the specialist semester 2 course in Social Determinants of Health and Public Policy and is programme organiser for the intercalated Bachelor of Medical Sciences with Honours in Global Health Policy.

Previous experience

Sarah joined the University of Edinburgh in 2009 having previously worked in public health, medicine and research in New Zealand, the USA, New Zealand, West Africa and Glasgow.

Qualifications

MBChB, MPH, PhD (University of Otago)

FAFPHM (New Zealand)

Publications

Research interests

Research interests

Health inequalities and the social determinants of health, tobacco and health, structural drivers of health inequities including historical and institutional discrimination,role of commercial actors in non-communicable disease epidemics

Sarah's research interests include health inequalities and the social determinants of health; the impacts on health and health policy of tobacco and other unhealthy commodity producers; and global health.  She is particularly interested in the structural drivers of health inequities including historical and institutional discrimination and the role of commercial actors in non-communicable disease epidemics.

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Works within

Staff Hours and Guidance

Mondays 11.00-12.30