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Mr Mike Rowson
Suite 1A Maple House
UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences
149 Tottenham Court Road
  • Faculty Tutor
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
  • School of Life & Medical Sciences

I am Faculty Tutor for Population Health Sciences at UCL, and previously director of education and and Principal Teaching Fellow at UCL's Institute for Global Health.

Before coming to UCL, I was Executive Director of Medact, the global health charity taking action on the health effects of conflict, poverty and environmental change.

Research Themes
Research Summary

My research and teaching interests are related to the policy and political economy of global health, including:

  • global health governance; 
  • human resources for health
  • health systems and policy
  • health care markets in developing countries;
  • the impact of economic change on health outcomes;
  • and conflict and health.

Teaching Summary


CIHD3001  Global Health Policy

CIHD3002 Health, Poverty and Development

CIHD3003 Conflict, Humanitarianism and Health


CIHDG042 Health Systems in a Global Context

CIHDG036 Power and Politics in Global Health

CIHDG038 Conflict,Humanitarianism and Health

CIHDG014 Health Management: Planning and Programme Design

I also contribute to the M(Res) Security Science (Global Security Challenges module) and the MSc Global Migration (Issues in Global Migration module)

01-FEB-2018 Vice Dean Education Faculty of Population Health Sciences UCL, United Kingdom
01-FEB-2015 Faculty Tutor Faculty of Population Health Sciences UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2014 – 01-FEB-2017 Principal Teaching Fellow Institute for Global Health UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2007 Senior Teaching Fellow Institute of Child Health UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
1995 MSc Master of Science – Development Studies School of Oriental and African Studies
1993 BSc Hons Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Philosophy and Literature University of Warwick
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