Anthony Capon

Director of UNU-IIGH

Profile
  • Anthony Capon
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IIGH
    OFFICE:
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    E-MAIL:
    tony.capon@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +60 3 9171 5394
    NATIONALITY:
    Australia

    Education

    BMedSc, MBBS, PhD, University of Queensland

    Biographical Statement

    Professor Capon is a public health physician and an authority on environmental health and health promotion. He has more than two decades of senior leadership and management experience in public health research, education and policy, and has consulted in many countries and for a wide variety of organizations. Since 2008, he has been working with the International Council for Science to develop a global interdisciplinary science programme on health and well-being in the changing urban environment using systems approaches. He has held prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) and World Health Organization fellowships, as well as leadership roles with the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians) and the International Society for Urban Health.