John Middleton

President Association of  Schools  of  Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER)

John Middeleton is the current President of the Association of  Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). He is Honorary Professor of Public Heath at Wolverhampton University and  Visiting Professor of  Public Health at Chester  University, United Kingdom. He was President of the United Kingdom Faculty of Public Health, the standard setting body for public health professionals in the United Kingdom until June 2019. He was Director of Public Health for Sandwell in the West Midlands of England for 27 years; until he retired in 2014, he was the longest serving DPH in England. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in September 2015. He lives in Coventry in the West Midlands. He has interests in environmental health, sustainable development and violence prevention.  In another life he is a blues harmonica player with albums on spotify and apple music.