Faculty of Public Health

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The organization for physician specialists in public health in the United Kingdom. It is a specialist faculty of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. It sets the standards for specialists in the discipline, conducts examinations for entry to the specialty, and is also the academic professional association for physician specialists in public health. This organization has had several name changes. It began as the Faculty of Community Medicine in 1980, then became the Faculty of Public Health Medicine, and in 2002, changed its name again to the Faculty of Public Health. See http://www.fph.ac.uk for details.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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