Rich Mitchell is Professor of Health and Environment and leads the Neighbourhoods and Communities Programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow. He is also co-director of the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health, an interdisciplinary centre focused on how physical and social environments can influence population health, for better and for worse. Rich is an epidemiologist and geographer.

Earlier in his career he focused on monitoring and measuring inequalities in health. Today, his focus is on the potential for environments, and natural environments in particular, to positively influence population health and health inequalities.

titie: Challenges in, and new approaches to, researching the impacts of urban environment on population health and inequalities

Prof. Dr. Rich Mitchell

Professor (MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit). University of Glasgow