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

Professor Mark Bellis

Professor Mark Bellis

Visiting Professor


Professor Mark Bellis is the Director of Policy, Research and Development for Public Health Wales and Chairs the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Violence Prevention at the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University. Mark holds an honorary Chair in Public Health at Bangor University and honorary Professorships in the Colleges of Medicine at Cardiff and Swansea Universities. Mark has undertaken substantive work in the field of violence prevention, alcohol, drugs and sexual health. He has published over 150 academic papers and more than 200 applied public health reports. He regularly works on the development on public health policy at local, national and international levels; working with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, WHO and other UN organisations. Professor Bellis is the alcohol lead for the UK Faculty of Public Health, an expert advisor to the Home Office and an academic advisor to Public Health England. Mark is also the UK Focal Point to the WHO for Violence and Injury Prevention and a member of the WHO global expert advisory panel on violence prevention.