Centre for Public Health

Liverpool John Moores University

Public Health Institute - Liverpool John Moores University

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Violence Prevention

Part of the Liverpool John Moores University


Providing comprehensive undergraduate, postgraduate, taught and research programmes in public and environmental health

Public Health Institute (PHI) is part of the Faculty of Education, Health and Community at Liverpool John Moores University. The faculty is home to over 3000 students and is a leading institute for education and research with a recognised national and international profile. PHI is home to an innovative, evidenced-based portfolio of taught programmes and internationally renowned research.



Public Health Institute is at the forefront of applied research and plays a significant role in the University’s research strategy. PHI is firmly committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to public health and works with international organisations such as the World Health Organization and national bodies, for example the National Institute of Health Research, Department of Health, Home Office and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to name but a few. On a local level we not only collaborate closely with health services but with local authorities, judicial bodies, environmental services and community groups.

Public Health Institute has a diverse and specialised range of staff with a wealth of expertise in a variety of health and applied social science disciplines to support students through their studies.