Professor Mark Bellis
Mark is Director of the Centre for Public Health and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Violence Prevention at Liverpool John Moores University. He leads a team of researchers working on national and international projects on violence prevention, substance use, sexual health and public health intelligence. Mark is UK focal point for violence prevention to WHO and has acted as expert advisor on violence prevention to organisations including the United Nations and the Council of Europe.
Dr Karen Hughes
Karen is a Reader in Behavioural Epidemiology at the Centre for Public Health. She leads the Centre’s violence prevention research through the WHO Collaborating Centre for Violence Prevention and is involved in a range of national and European projects exploring violence, alcohol use and related issues. Her work focuses particularly on young people in recreational settings, including drinking environments.
Zara is the Violence and Injury Research Manager at the Centre for Public Health. She conducts original research on violence, works with partner agencies to evaluate preventive interventions and support services for victims, and manages the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group injury surveillance system in the North West of England.
Katie is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Public Health, working on national and European projects on the prevention of violence and harm from substance use. Katie is currently working in collaboration with the World Health Organization to develop and maintain an online trials register for violence prevention evaluation studies.