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Wigan Council , Director of Public Health
Kate attended Manchester High School and read Medicine at Manchester University. She was awarded the RCGP Professor Patrick Byrne Prize for General Practice. Kate has an MSc in Epidemiology and Health and Membership of the Faculty of Public Health. She was awarded Fellowship of the Faculty of Public Health 2006. In addition to her honorary Professorship at Salford University, Kate is also a Visiting Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Kate is also Lead Director of Public Health for the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities for Health Protection and Emergency Planning & Response, in addition to her substantive post as Director of Public Health for Wigan. She is currently also lead DPH for the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution early implementer priorities of alcohol harm reduction and public protection transformation, including the development of a multi-agency antimicrobial resistance programme for the conurbation.