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Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection—a Handbook for Field Professionals. Health Protection Agency


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McCRACKEN, (James) Justin (born 1955), Chief Executive, Health Protection Agency, 2008–13

HALL, Ruth (born 1948), Director, Health Protection Agency South West, 2006–09

JARVIS, Richard James (born 1966), Consultant in Communicable Disease Control, Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency), since 2003; Head of School, North West School of Public Health, since 2013

COX, Roger (born 1947), Director, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Health Protection Agency, 2005–09

Radiation Protection—A Memoir of the National Radiological Protection BoardMike O'RiordanHealth Protection Agency, Chilton, UKISBN 978-0-85951-586-3, 324 pp (2007) £30 (Paper cover)

WILLIAMS, Richard James Willson (born 1949), Professor of Mental Health Strategy, Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care, University of South Wales (formerly University of Glamorgan), 1998–2014, now Emeritus; Honorary Consultant Disaster Psychiatrist and Public Mental Health Physician, Extreme Events and Health Protection Section, Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency), since 2012

INGLIS, Stephen Charles (born 1952), Director, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, 2002–April 2016 (a Health Protection Agency centre, 2009–13; a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency centre, since 2013)

BOOBIS, Alan Raymond (born 1949), Professor of Biochemical Pharmacology, since 1996, and Director, Health Protection Agency Toxicology Unit, since 2003, Imperial College London (formerly Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London)

BLAIN, Peter George (born 1951), Professor of Environmental Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Consultant Physician, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust, since 1986; Director: Medical Toxicology Centre, since 2006; Health Protection Research Unit in Chemical and Radiation Threats and Hazards, National Institute of Health Research, since 2014; Consultant in Emergency Response Medicine, Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency), since 2009

HAWKEY, Peter Michael (born 1951), Professor of Clinical and Public Health Bacteriology, Medical School, University of Birmingham, since 2001; Honorary Consultant, Heart of England Hospital, since 2001; West Midlands Lead Public Health Microbiologist (formerly West Midlands Regional Microbiologist), Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency), since 2005

HARRIS, John Buchanan (born 1940), Professor of Experimental Neurology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, 1980–2007, now Emeritus (Director of International Postgraduate Studies, 2002–05); Head of Neurotoxicology, Chemicals Division, Health Protection Agency, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2004–07

LIGHTFOOT, Nigel Francis (born 1945), Executive Director, Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance, since 2012; Managing Director and Head, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear strategies and crisis management, Nigel Lightfoot Associates Ltd, since 2010; Chief Advisor, and Head, Pandemic Influenza Programme, Health Protection Agency, 2007–10


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The Health Protection Agency (HPA) is an independent body that protects the health and well-being of the British population. The Agency plays a critical role in protecting people from infectious diseases and in preventing harm when hazards involving chemicals, poisons, or radiation occur. Its activities are described at http://www.hpa.org.uk/.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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