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Name Professor Matthew Hickman
Job title Professor in Public Health and Epidemiology & Head of Population Health Sciences
Department Bristol Medical School (PHS) University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc(Lanc), MSc(Aberd), PhD(Lond)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies FFPHM (Hon)
Keywords public health surveillance
hcv epidemiology
injecting drug use
drug misuse epidemiology
health consequences of drug use
indirect estimation methods
Areas of expertise My research is in the epidemiology of drug misuse and health consequences of drug misuse. These include epidemiology of HCV infection and other blood borne viruses among injecting drug users; and methods of estimating the size of drug user populations and measuring risk behaviour. General methods in public health surveillance.