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Changes to Leadership of Teaching in the School of Public Health

The Imperial College School of Public Health has a new Director of Postgraduate Taught Studies, Professor Paul Aylin. Professor Aylin has been the Director of Undergraduate Education for a number of years and he will now lead on and support some key initiatives and developments for our postgraduate teaching. Professor Aylin has overseen undergraduate education for many years, and before that he played an important role in developing modules for the MSc Epidemiology and Masters in Public Health. He is also Co-Director of the Dr Foster Unit.

The new Director of Undergraduate Education replacing Professor Aylin is Dr Sonia Kumar, who takes on this role in addition to her existing role as Director of Undergraduate Primary Care Education. Since her arrival at Imperial College, the GP teaching team has doubled in size and she has been part of a number of successful bids to support innovative teaching projects. Her current interests lie in innovative approaches to teaching and learning settings, supporting students in transitions and longitudinal attachments in Primary Care. Sonia also still works as a practising GP in South London.

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