Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
Amanda Mason-Jones, PhD MPH MSc BA(Hons) RGN RGH Dip HE
Senior Lecturer in Global Public Health, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
She is a Senior Lecturer in Global Public Health. She currently leads the Masters in Public Health (MPH) programme and specialises in child and adolescent public health. She is a previous holder of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Primary Care Researcher Development (PCRD) award and holds a PhD in epidemiology, a Masters in Public Health and a Masters in Health Services Research from the University of Nottingham. She is a trained nurse and health visitor and has a BA (Hons) degree in Sociology from the University of Lancaster. Amanda's research interests are in the field of child and adolescent public health. She has been specifically working in the areas of injury and violence prevention and in adolescent sexual, reproductive and mental health. Amanda is interested in the social and historical construction of risk and inequality in the global context. She is particularly interested in home, school and community and how the context of young people’s lives affects their health and well-being.