Speaker details

Nicholas Spencer

ISSOP - Pediatrician

Emeritus Professor of Child Health at the University of Warwick. He trained as a paediatrician and held the first UK post as a social paediatrician working across the hospital/community divide. In 1990, he was appointed Professor of Community Child Health at the University of Warwick and Consultant Community Paediatrician in Coventry. In addition to clinical and managerial responsibilities in Coventry, he lead the development of the Warwick Masters (MSc) course in Community Child Health and developed a research programme in the social determinants of child health. He was national chair of the British Association for Community Child Health and a member of the Advocacy committee of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Following retirement in 2003, Nick has continued to pursue his research interests with colleagues at the University of Warwick and the University of Montreal. He is the founder, along with Louise Seguin, of The International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health (INRICH).