Celebrating Alwyn Smith FFPH

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Date: 28 February 2017 

Venue: Christie Education Centre, Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX

Faculty of Public Health members, colleagues, friends and family are warmly invited to a celebration of the life and legacy of one of our most loved presidents, Alwyn Smith, the only president to serve two terms (1981-1986). His life and achievements have been marked in obituaries in the Guardian, the journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London, the British Medical Journal and Public Health Today.

How to get there

We would be grateful if you could register using the Eventbrite link


5pm: Registration

5.30pm: Event begins

5.30-5.40pm: Introduction from John Middleton, President of the Faculty of Public Health

Welcome from Wendy Smith, Alwyn’s daughter

5.40-6.20pm: Alwyn Smith – a life

Sheila Adam will lead presentations on Alwyn’s career and professional achievements with contributions from Ian Leck, Spencer Hagard, Dave Haran and Brenda Spencer and messages from Bobbie Jacobson, Andrew Boddy, Joyce Leeson and June Crown

6.20-6.50pm: Alwyn Smith – the legacy

Contributions from northwest recipients of the Alwyn Smith prize, including John Ashton, Alex Scott-Samuel and Nick Gent, and messages from Mark Bellis and Bill Kirkup

6.50-7.30pm: Audience comments and contributions

Concluding remarks from Jerry Smith and John Middleton

7.30-9pm: A toast and refreshments

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