Dr Kelechi Nnoaham


Kelechi is currently Director of Public Health for Plymouth, a city of 261,000 residents. He qualified with a medical degree 1999 and practised in general medicine and infectious diseases before pursuing public health training in Oxford. He researched women’s health and chronic disease prevention for a PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology at University of Oxford. In Plymouth City Council, he has additional responsibility for public protection and civil protection services, a duty he combines with academic roles as honorary Professor of Public Health in Plymouth University. Since joining the Council in April 2014, Kelechi has gone about articulating a city-wide agenda for tackling health inequalities (‘Thrive Plymouth’) which has at its heart a focus on social change, population prevention and multiple risk behaviour modification.

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