Population Health Advocacy: The Legacy of Sir Charles A. Cameron

  • Date: 02 March 2021
  • Time: 13:00 - 14:00
  • Category: Community,  General events 
  • Location: Online

Sir Charles A. Cameron – President and Historian of RCSI 1885, chemist, physician, Medical Officer of Health for Dublin, analyst for Ireland and Freeman of Dublin City.

To mark the centenary of his death, RCSI will host a panel discussion to address the importance of population health advocacy and will presentation the inaugural Sir Charles Alexander Cameron Award for Population Health to Dr Mike Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, in recognition of his global leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Panel members include:

  • Dr Mike Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme
  • Professor Emer Shelley, Honorary Associate Professor of Epidemiology RCSI and Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine, RCPI
  • Dr Ida Milne, Historian and Lecturer in European History at Carlow College; authority on 1918-1919 pandemic
  • Dr Ciarán Wallace, Historian and Deputy Director of the Beyond 2022: Ireland’s Virtual Record Treasury, TCD; authority on public health legislation in nineteenth century Ireland
  • Professor Donal O'Shea, Professor and Head of Department, RCSI