Public Health as a Career Event (Virtual)

Category: Regional Public Health Events - Other

Date: May 2nd 2023 10:00am until 1:15pm

Location: via MS Teams


An exciting event for those interested in Public Health as a career.

Hear from Consultants working in a variety of settings and Registrars who are currently training. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

If you are considering a career as a Consultant in Public Health or want more information about Specialty Training then this is the event for you!



Welcome and introductions 


Public Health in the current climate 
Debbie Stark, Regional Director of Public Health, OHID


Public Health training pathway  
Kate Yorke, Specialty Registrar in Public Health, Gloucestershire County Council/UKHSA  


Life as a Specialty Registrar 
Kathryn Hamilton, Specialty Registrar in Public Health


Academic Public Health 
Susan Cummins, Academic Clinical Fellow in Public Health, Plymouth City Council/University of Exeter/Plymouth  


Comfort break  


Life as a Consultant in Local Authority 
Zoe Clifford, Consultant in Public Health, Gloucestershire County Council  


Life as a Consultant in Health Protection 
Bayad Nozad, Consultant in Health Protection, United Kingdom Health Security Agency


Life as a Director of Public Health 
Ruth Harrell, Director of Public Health, Plymouth City Council  


Recruitment and application process  
Diane Lloyd, Head of Public Health Specialist Workforce  


How to gain further experience/taster process 
Gemma Cooke, Public Health Training Manager  




Registration for this event has now closed, if you would like to attend, please contact the Programme Team

Please note that this is a virtual event that will be delivered using MS Teams. The event will also be recorded.