Upcoming ICOHIRP Seminars​​

13:00 on 18th February 2020
Speakers to be confirmed

13:00 on 19th May 2020
Speakers to be confirmed

Contact us if you wish to attend or to receive regular updates.

Previous Seminar Presentations
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26th November 2019
Disability Research and Global Health Inequalities
Professor Nora Groce (UCL)

Place Based Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities: New PHE Guidance
Mark Ewins (Public Health England)
21st May 2019
Ethnic oral health inequalities: results from a scoping European review (TBC) 
Professor Geert vander Heijden and Dr Denise Duijster (University of Amsterdam)

‘Monty, Bring the Blood Can!’:

Oral Health Inequalities, Toothache and Tooth Removal in Lancashire, c. 1900-1948
Dr Claire Jones (University of Kent)
14th Feb 2019
Prisons and people in custody:
networking, interacting and connecting with socially excluded groups to reduce inequality 
Professor Ruth Freeman (University of Dundee)

PHE review of oral health inequalities: key findings and policy implications 
Professor George Tsakos and Dr Sandra White (UCL & PHE)
4th Dec 2018
Relationship between intergenerational social mobility & health inequalities
Results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing 
Dr Alejandra Letelier Rodriguez (UCL)

Development of set of global oral health indicators (FDI-ICHOM joint initiative) 
Professor David Williams (Bart's and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry)
23rd May 2018
Oral health opportunities within the Born in Bradford birth cohort
Dr Peter Day (University of Leeds)

PHE review of oral health inequalities
Dr George Tsakos & Dr Anja Heilmann (UCL)
21st February 2018
Health inequalities and trial design
Professor Paul Brocklehurst & Dr Zoe Hoare (University of Bangor)

Fit for School Intervention Study and its impact on health inequalities
Dr Habib Benzian (Health Bureau)
22nd November 2017
Oral health inequalities in older people – results from the British Regional Heart Study
Dr Sheena Ramsay (University of Newcastle)

Linking health inequalities with the broader NCD agenda
Katie Dain (NCD Alliance)
20th June 2017
 Future developments in Childsmile – addressing oral health inequalities in Scotland 
Prof Lorna MacPherson (University of Glasgow)

Role of health services in tackling health inequalities
Dr Jessica Sherringham (UCL)
15th May 2017 
"Inequalities and oral health: towards collective problem-solving" 
A joint meeting with Arbeitskreis für Epidemiologie, Public Health und Versorgungsforschung in der DGZMK (AK EPHV)
& German Dental Association (Bundeszahnärztekammer, BZÄK).

Introduction: Collective problem solving – a suitable approach for tackling inequalities?
Sebastian Ziller, German Dental Association; and Stefan Listl, Radboud University Nijmegen

Influences of migration and ageing on oral health inequalities
Richard Watt, University College London 

Oral health inequalities: the view through welfare state regimes
Georgios Tsakos, University College London

 Potential impacts of taxing sugar - sweetened beverages: simulations for a German scenario
Falk Schwendicke, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Examples and challenges for oral health policy in Germany
Sebastian Ziller, German Dental Association
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20th February 2017
 "Development of an oral health inequalities national action plan" 
Sandra White & Jenny Godson (PHE)
22nd November 2016​
Theory based interventions to enhance oral hygiene behaviour
Prof Tim Newton (KCL)

Early life determinants of health inequalities – implications for action

Prof Yvonne Kelly (UCL)
18th May 2016
Bursting myths in dental care policy: Evidence from Canada
Dr Carlos Quinonez (University of Toronto)

Social Determinants and self-reported health in Sweden
Professor Magnus Hakeberg (University of Gothenburg)

2nd February 2016
WHO Oral Health Programme - Future Policy Directions
Dr Hiroshi Ogawa (World Health Organisation)
17th November 2015​
Social Inequalities and Adult's Oral Health: contextual effects and pathways
Dr Mario Vettore (University of Sheffield)

Added Value for Oral Care: chances and challenges of routinely collected administrative data

Dr Stefan Listl (University of Heidelberg)

29th January 2015

Conceptual Framework for Disability and Oral Health Inequalities
Dr Blanaid Daly & Dr Sasha Scrambler (KCL)

Health Inequalities: Moving the Research and Policy agenda forward
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL)
25th November 2014

Pathways to Oral Health Inequalities: Analysis of the Adult Dental Health Survey

Dr George Tsakos (UCL)

Reflections on the impact of ChildSmile on Oral Health Inequalities in Scotland
Prof Lorna Macpherson (University of Glasgow)
26th June 2014


17th June 2014

Developing an Oral Health Inequalities Research Agenda
Prof David Williams (QMUL)

Policy Development for Oral Health Improvement in England
Dr Jenny Godson (PHE) & Prof Richard Watt (UCL)

26th March 2014

Associations between State Level Social Capital and Oral Health in the US
Dr Anja Heilmann (UCL)

Investigating Socioeconomic Inequalities in Oral Health Using the Adult Dental Health Survey
Prof Jimmy Steele & Prof John Wildman (Newcastle University)

29th January 2014

Education Inequalities in Oral Health: A US - UK Comparison
Dr Carol Guarnizo-Herreno, Prof Richard Watt, Dr George Tsakos & Prof Aubrey Sheiham (UCL)

Head and Neck Cancer: Through an Inequality Lens
Dr David Conway (University of Glasgow)