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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 Vice-Dean Education and Faculty Tutor for UCL's Faculty of Population Health Sciences. Previously I was 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


IEHC0079 Perspectives on Global Health


GLBH0023 Health Systems in a Global Context

I also contribute to GLBH0003 Health, Poverty and Development; GLBH0004 Conflict, Humanitarianism and Health; GEOG0128 Issues in Global Migration; and IRDR0001 Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards and Vulnerability.


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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