Dr Panayotes Demakakos

Personal Profile

Name: Panayotes (Panos) Demakakos Email: p.demakakos@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7679 1712 (internal 41712)
Position: Senior research associate Fax: +44 (0)20 7813 0242
Department: Epidemiology & Public Health, Div of Population Health Address: 1 - 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB
Research Theme: Ageing and wellbeing, Population Health Web Page:  www.ucl.ac.uk/hssrg

Research & Teaching Profile

Research Interests: Social epidemiology, Health and wellbeing of middle-aged and older adults, Health inequalities, Social determinants of health, Social relationships and health, Healthy ageing

Research Description: Dr Demakakos is responsible for the psychosocial part of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), which is one of the largest prospective community-based study of middle-aged and older adults in the UK. His research primarily focuses on the interaction between social factors and health outcomes and is based on the analysis of ELSA and other longitudinal datasets. Currently, he investigates the following research themes:
1.    Health inequalities at older ages
2.    Type 2 diabetes – risk factors and consequences
3. Depression as a risk factor for physical health and as an outcome
4.    Social life at older ages and health

UCL Collaborators: Prof. Michael Marmot, Prof. Andrew Steptoe, Prof. Martin Bobak, Prof. Richard Watt, Dr Elizabeth Breeze, Dr Rebecca Hardy, Dr George Tsakos, Dr Mai Stafford, Dr Meena Kumari, Dr Mark Hamer, Dr Emmanuel Stamatakis, Dr Mary Pierce, Dr Cesar de Oliveira, and Dr Edlira Gjonca

External Collaborators:
Prof. James Nazroo (University of Manchester), Prof. David Blane (Imperial College), Dr Gopalakrishnan Netuveli (Imperial College), Dr Vladimir Shkolnikov (Max Planck Institute) and Age Concern England and Help the Aged

Conditions: Depression, physical and cognitive functioning, type 2 diabetes, health inequalities

Methods: Cohort study, longitudinal analysis, panel data, population survey design and methods, complex survey analysis, survival analysis, structural equation modeling

Keywords: Epidemiology, health inequalities, social determinants of health, healthy ageing, English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, prospective cohort study, longitudinal analysis, socioeconomic status, quality of life

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Publications list: Generated from the UCL research publications database.

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