Jason Strelitz, PhD

Senior Associate - Jason is a Consultant, Deputy (Camden) and Assistant Director (Islington) of Public Health in a team working across two London boroughs, leading on children and young people.

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Jason is involved with work across all aspects of promotion of child health and wellbeing in two London Boroughs, including multi-agency programmes spanning conception through the early years, integrated care for children, healthy lifestyles, young people’s mental health, sexual health, and youth justice.

Jason has worked widely on policy around children and in particular child poverty. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and has a PhD in Social Policy from the London School of Economics.

He has sat on several national advisory committees including for the Department for Education funded evaluation of children’s centres. His work with the Lab is focussed primarily around the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) ADAPT programme, working on developing and testing a more personalised approach to the FNP.

Jason enjoys running, cycling and spending time with his family.


Selected publications

Davies, S. C., Lemer, C., Strelitz, J., & Weil, L. (2013). Our children deserve better: prevention pays. The Lancet, 382(9902), 1383.

Bowers, A and Strelitz, J (2012) An Equal Start: Improving Outcomes in Children’s Centres, UCL Institute of Health Equity

Bell, K and Strelitz J (2011) Decent Childhoods; Reframing the fight to End Child Poverty, (www.decentchildhoods.org.uk)

Hirsch D, Darton, D and Strelitz, J (2003) Tackling disadvantage: a twenty year enterprise, York, Joseph Rowntree Foundation