Dr Andrew Cook MBBS, MPH
Consultant in Public Health Medicine & Fellow in Health Technology Assessment , Associate Director of Southampton Clinical Trials Unit
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Dr Andrew Cook is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine and Fellow in Health Technology Assessment at the University of Southampton.
Dr Cook works with both the Southampton Clinical Trials Unit, and the NIHR Evaluation Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC). He graduated in Medicine from St Georges Hospital Medical School at the University of London, then after working in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Psychiatry, training in Public Health Medicine in the West Midlands. While training he gained a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Birmingham. Since joining the University of Southampton he has been Director of Service Delivery and Organization, and Director of Public Health Research, at NETSCC. He was Director of the Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre until August 2015, before starting with the Clinical Trials Unit. He also has roles as a consultant advisor at NETSCC, leading on surgery and interventional procedures for the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme, and providing clinical and scientific advice to the NIHR Public Health Research programme.
Outside the university, he sits on the West Midlands Research for Patient Benefit funding committee,, NICE’s Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee and Observational Data Expert Group, and the Advisory Panel for the MRC/NIHR Methodology Programme.
MBBS, University of London, 1994
MPH, University of Birmingham, 2002
FFPH, Faculty of Public Health Medicine, 2006
November 2005 to date: Consultant in Public Health Medicine and Fellow in Health Technology Assessment, University of Southampton
February 2000 to November 2005: Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine, West Midlands Deanery