Global Health Series

Human Nutrition and Planetary Boundaries: Challenges and Opportunities

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Join the Global Health Series on Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET, to hear from Dr. Nigel Unwin, Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology at the University of Exeter and Director of Research in Global Public Health at the University of Cambridge. 

Dr. Unwin will explore the challenges of producing adequate, nutritious food that is also ecologically sustainable.

About Dr. Nigel Unwin

Along with being a professor, Dr. Nigel Unwin is a public health physician and epidemiologist. He is an honorary Professor of Population Health Sciences at the University of the West Indies.
His research interests include the distribution, determinants and prevention of diabetes and related non-communicable diseases (NCDs), both in the UK and in lower-income settings outside the UK.

He was based for six years at the University of the West Indies (until 2016), and since then, his research interests have increasingly focused on the challenges of reducing the burdens of nutrition-related diseases through food production that is ecologically sustainable and resilient to climate change.

He is the Chief Investigator on the recently funded NIHR Global Health Research Group on Community Food for Human Nutrition and Planetary Health in Small Islands.