Dr Helen Crabbe

Head and shoulders of Helen CrabbeI am a Senior Epidemiology Scientist in the Environmental Epidemiology Group at Public Health England’s Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards. She conducts epidemiological analysis of environmental exposures and effects on health including water contaminants, air pollution, land contamination, climate change and natural hazards. I develop and evaluate surveillance for environmental public health, including running the lead exposure in children surveillance system for England. I am a supervisor for the UK Field Epidemiology Training Programme and Honorary senior lecturer, fellow and researcher at several UK universities. I have a background in environmental health, environmental science and management, pollution control, GIS, spatial epidemiology, respiratory health, non-communicable diseases, EIA, and HIA. 

I lead the Metals in dusts and soils and health project within the HPRU which is focussed on investigating exposures to metals from soils and dust and assessing potential health risks including AMR properties.