Professor Paul Hunter is a professor of Health Protection at the University of East Anglia. He is qualified in Medicine and specialised in Medical Microbiology and Communicable Disease Control. Paul has particular interest and experience in the diagnosis, management and epidemiology of infectious disease. His main research interests are in the area of environment and health and he has experience of conducting epidemiological studies in outbreak settings and in the investigation of sporadic disease.
Professor Hunter has run case-control studies, population surveys, serological surveys, geographical information systems and randomised control trials. He also has experience of field research in the UK, Europe and elsewhere. Paul has published over 180 papers in peer-reviewed journals, six books and numerous chapters in books and with > 3000 citations is one of the most cited European researchers working on water and health issues. In addition, Professor Hunter is an expert advisor to the World Health Organization and has sat on several UK and International advisory committees.