Professor of Public Health
Alcohol policies and their effectiveness, especially pricing, marketing and availability policies
Determinants of substance use, misuse and addiction
Substance misuse treatment evaluation and outcome
Co-occurring mental health problems and substance misuse (dual diagnosis)
I studied psychology at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, before completing an MSc by Res in Child Health (University of Hertfordshire) and a PhD in Epidemiology & Health Sciences (University of Manchester). I was a Lecturer in Psychology for two years after my doctorate, before joining the University of Sheffield in 2006 where I am now Professor of Public Health.