Dr Balsam Ahmad
Dr Ahmad is a Public Health Consultant working with Durham County Council. She has worked in recent years on delivering evidence-based research, policy and practice in a wide range of settings: academia (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Newcastle University), local government (Darlington and South Tyneside Borough Councils/ Stoke-on-Trent City Council), national agencies (Public Health England), international organisations (UNDP and UNICEF), and charities (Citizen Advice).
She is also a fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and the UK Public Health Register since February 2018. She has a PhD in Public Health from Newcastle University and has published on a wide range of topics. She has previously designed and delivered