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Professor Charles Wolfe recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Professor Charles Wolfe, Professor of Public Health and Head of the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences, has been awarded an OBE for services to stroke and public health medicine.

Professor Wolfe is the King's Health Partners Lead for Public Health and Director of Research and Development for Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Trust. He is Head of the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences which provides the focus for population and environmental health research, education and training at King’s. His own research addresses challenges in epidemiology and health service provision for stroke patients.

Professor Wolfe first trained in Public Health at St Thomas' Hospital, later becoming an Honorary Consultant in 1992 before being awarded a Chair at the university in 2002. He is a member of the Health Services Research Network Board and was appointed an NIHR Senior Investigator in 2008.

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Speaking of his OBE, Professor Wolfe said:

‘I am delighted that stroke and public health have been recognized in this award. These are areas I am passionate about, as are the teams I work with who have contributed significantly to this success. As more people survive stroke the burden of care and support is increasing. There remain many challenges to finding and designing more effective ways of preventing stroke and our research will continue to work towards improving the health and wellbeing of patients and stroke survivors.’


Professor Richard Trembath, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, said:

‘On behalf of the Faculty, I am delighted to congratulate Professor Charles Wolfe. He has made significant contributions to the area of stroke care addressing epidemiological and health services research questions. Many congratulations to him on this prestigious acknowledgement.’