Prof. Len Syme

Professor Len Syme is the world-leading epidemiologist and authority on the central importance of communities in creating health and wellbeing.

Prof. Syme received a PhD in Medical Sociology from Yale University in 1957, and his work has been instrumental in showing that to improve health and wellbeing people must have control over their own community organisations and networks. Prof. Syme is currently Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health (Emeritus), University of California, Berkeley.

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