Zubair Kabir

Zubair Kabir is a public health physician from India, with higher training in epidemiology and public health at Trinity College Dublin. Currently, Dr. Kabir is a senior lecturer in public health at the School of Public Health at University College Cork, Ireland (UCC), where he also directs a multidisciplinary master of public health program and is an active researcher.. He is the primary researcher from Ireland on the Global Burden of Disease Study, and has co-authored 50+ publications in top journals including The Lancet, Nature, and Nature Medicine. Dr. Kabir has extensive research experience in Tobacco Control and is the founding editor-in-chief of the Tobacco Use Insights Journal since 2008. He is a work package leader of a Horizon 2020 consortium, the unCoVer project (an EU-wide project) partnering across 29 EU and non-EU countries. He is a co-proposer from Ireland on the EU COST Action—the European Burden of Disease Network. He serves on several local and national committees.


On St. Patrick's Day, Ireland's Alternative to Drowning the Shamrock

Giving a green light to measures that reduce alcohol use would cut Ireland's high rate of alcohol-related injury, death