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Username: allancolver
Email: allan.colver AT ncl.ac.uk
Title: Professor
Fullname: Allan Colver
Current position: Professor of Community Child Health
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Biography: Allan Colver Professor of Community Child Health, Newcastle University, England. Biography and research interests August 2012 Professor Colver was appointed Consultant Paediatrician with Special Interest in Community Child Health in 1986, occupying then only the second such post in the UK. From then to the mid 1990s he led the development of training programmes in community child health. For four years he was medical director of a National Health Service community trust. From 1997, he occupied research positions at Newcastle University and is now Professor of Community Child Health. His earlier research included studies of child accident prevention, health surveillance of preschool children and screening. From 1999-2004 he was a member of the National Screening Committee, Child Health. In 2001 he completed a study on food allergy facilitated by the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit; and from 2005-09 was chair of its Executive Committee. Professor Colver co-founded the North of England Collaborative Cerebral Palsy Survey and more recently helped to establish a database of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He is an executive committee member of the Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe. Professor Colver’s research is now directed to: 1 Participation and Quality of Life of disabled children; he co-ordinates a study across Europe www.ncl.ac.uk/sparcle/ funded by the European Commission and the Wellcome Trust. 2 Transition of young people with complex health needs http://research.ncl.ac.uk/transition/ a Research Programme funded by the National Institute for Health Research
Organisation: Newcastle University, England
Country: UK
Language: English
Your role: Healthcare practitioner, Researcher
Your interests: Child health
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Academic qualification: MA, MB BS, MD, FRCPCH
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