Dr Gareth Hagger-Johnson

Personal Profile

Name: Gareth Hagger-Johnson
Email: g.hagger-johnson@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7679 1820 (internal 41820)
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 & Wellbeing, Cardiovascular medicine, Genetics & epigenetics, Mental Health, Neurosciences, Population Health Web Page

Research & Teaching Profile

Research Interests: Cognitive decline, health behaviours, personality traits, socio-economic status

Research Description:

Dr Hagger-Johnson’s current research considers the role of multiple health behaviours on cognitive decline in the Whitehall II Cohort Study. He has previously published work on psychosocial risk factors, health behaviours and health outcomes in other large prospective cohort studies: Aberdeen Children of the 1950s (ACONF), Health and Lifestyle Survey (HALS), Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 (LBC1936), Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE). He is particularly interested in how socio-economic status (SES), health behaviours and personality traits may influence health and disease over the life course.


UCL Collaborators: Archana Singh-Manoux, David Batty, Mika Kivimaki, Severine Sabia

External Collaborators: Janet Cade, University of Leeds, Ian Deary, University of Edinburgh, Darren Shickle, University of Leeds, Vincent Egan, University of Leicester

Conditions: Cardiovascular disease risk, Cognitive ageing, Cognitive decline, Health inequalities, Mental disorders.

Methods: Internet mediated research, Growth mixture modelling, Latent growth curve modelling, Latent variable modelling, Longitudinal analysis, Psychometrics, Population survey methods, Statistics.

Keywords: Ageing, Alcohol, Behaviour, Cardiovascular disease risk, Cognitive, Cohort studies, Cross-sectional and cohort studies; Condom, Dementia, Epidemiology, Epidemiology research, Health inequalities, Health behaviour, Psychosocial , Public health, Self rated health, Sexual risk-taking, Socio-economic.

Education Interests: Cognitive ageing, Critical appraisal, Health behaviour, Research methods

Education Description: Previous undergraduate (MbCHB) and postgraduate teaching (MPH, public health trainees) and supervision of D.Clin.Psych students. Guest lectures for health psychology MSc students (University of Leeds, University of Surrey) and Nutritional Epidemiology students (University of Leeds).

Publications: Generated from the UCL research publications database


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