Dr Anne Mcmunn

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Name: Anne Mcmunn Email: a.mcmunn@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: 0044 207 6791730
Department: Epidemiology & Public Health Fax: 0044 20 7813 0242
Position: Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Social Science and Population Health Address: 1 - 19 Torrington Place, London, London, WC1E 7HB
Research Domain: Ageing, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page: Personal Web Page

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Research Description

Dr Anne McMunn currently leads a European Research Council funded project investigating changing work-family life courses and their relationships with health and wellbeing in the 1946, 1958 and 1970 British birth cohort studies, as well as the potential impact on children's development of changing gender divisions of labour in the Millennium Cohort Study. Dr McMunn leads research on work and health within the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health (ICLS) and continues her work on the social determinants of healthy ageing in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).


Research Activities

Health effects of social change in gender, work, and family across the life course.

Parental employment, domestic labour, family structure and child outcomes

Education Description

Dr. McMunn is one of the Graduate Tutors for the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health as well as Graduate Tutor for the Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care. She is currently supervising ten PhD students within the department and teaches on the MSc in Society & Health

UCL Collaborators

Dr Noriko Cable; Dr Anne Peasey; Prof Mel Bartley; Prof Michael Marmot; Prof Diana Kuh

External Collaborators

Peggy Mcdonough; Professor Yvonne Kelly; Amanda Sacker; Diana Worts; Elizabeth Web

Publications

    2014

    • Perez Ferrer C, McMunn AM, Rivera J, Brunner E (2014). Educational inequalities in obesity among Mexican women 1988-2012. PLoS One, 9(3), - . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090195

    2013

    • Worts D, Sacker A, McMunn A, McDonough P (2013). Individualization, opportunity and jeopardy in American women's work and family lives: A multi-state sequence analysis. Advances in Life Course Research, 18(4), 296 - 318. doi:10.1016/j.alcr.2013.09.003
    • Shankar A, Hamer H, McMunn A, Steptoe APA (2013). Social isolation and loneliness: Relationships with cognitive function over 4 years follow up in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75, 161 - 170.
    • Lacey RE, Kumari M, McMunn A (2013). Parental separation in childhood and adult inflammation: the importance of material and psychosocial pathways. Psychoneuroendocrinology, In press, - . doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.05.007
    • Zaninotto P, Breeze E, McMunn AM, Nazroo J (2013). Socially productive activities, reciprocity and well-being before retirement: gender-specific results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).. Journal of Population Ageing, , - . doi:10.1007/s12062-012-9079-3.

    2012

    • Pikhartova J, McMunn AM, Chandola T, Kelly Y (2012). Does maternal employment and maternal marital status in childhood affect smoking in adolescence?.. European Journal of Public Health, 22, 165 - 165.
    • Lacey R, McMunn AM (2012). Class, gender and cohort differences on work-family patterns in the UK.
    • Lacey R, McMunn AM (2012). Gender differences in relationships between employment histories and health in the 1958 British birth cohort.

    2011

    • Cable N, Bartley M, McMunn AM, Kelly Y (2011). Gender differences in the effect of breastfeeding on adult psychological well-being. European Journal of Public Health, , - . doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckr135
    • MCMUNN A, Webb E, Netuveli G, Blane D, Bartley M (2011). Gender differences in attainment across generations from a historical perspective.. In Schoon I, Eccles J (Ed.), Gender Differences in Aspirations and Attainment: A life course perspective. (pp. - ). : .
    • MCMUNN A, Kelly Y, Cable N, Bartley M (2011). Maternal employment and child socio-emotional behaviour in the United Kingdom: Longitudinal evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort Study.. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, , - . doi:10.1136/jech.2010.109553
    • Shankar A, McMunn A, Banks J, Steptoe A (2011). Loneliness, social isolation and behavioural and biological health indicators in older adults.. Health Psychology, 30, 377 - 385.
    • Stafford M, McMunn A, De Vogli R (2011). Neighbourhood social environment and depressive symptoms in mid-life and beyond. Ageing & Society, 31, 893 - 970. doi:10.1017/S0144686X10001236

    2010

    • Pikhartova J, McMunn AM, Britton A, Chandola T, Kelly Y (2010). The association between paid maternal employment in childhood on adolescent smoking in BHPS study.
    • Webb E, Blane D, McMunn A, Netuveli G (2010). Proximal predictors of change in quality of life in older age.. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, , - . doi:10.1136/jech.2009.101758
    • Shankar A, McMunn A, Steptoe A (2010). Multiple health behaviors in older adults: Relationships with socioeconomic status. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(1), 39 - 46.
    • Panico L, Bartley M, Kelly Y, McMunn A, Sacker A (2010). Changes in Family Structure in Early Childhood in the Millennium Cohort Study. Population Trends, 142, 78 - 92.
    • Demakakos P, McMunn A, Steptoe A (2010). Wellbeing in older ages: A multidimensional perspective (Chapter 4).. In Banks J, Lessof C, Nazroo J, Rogers N, Stafford M, Steptoe A (Ed.), Financial circumstances, health and well-being of the older population in England: The 2008 English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (pp. - ). : .
    • Stafford M, Nazroo J, Zaninotto P, McMunn A (2010). Positive and negative exchanges in social relationships as predictors of depression: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Aging.. Journal of Aging & Health, 23(4), 607 - 628.

    2009

    • Shankar A, McMunn A, Steptoe A (2009). The effect of marital status transitions on health behaviour in older people.
    • McMunn A, Banks J, Smith J, Marmot M (2009). The English are healthier than Americans in later life: Do psychosocial risk factors contribute?.
    • McMunn A, Nazroo J, Wahrendorf M, Breeze E, Zaninotto P (2009). Participation in socially productive activities, reciprocity and wellbeing in later life: Baseline results in England. Ageing and Society, 29, 1 - 18. doi:10.1017/S0144686X08008350
    • Shankar A, McMunn A, Steptoe A (2009). Loneliness, social isolation and health behaviours in older adults.
    • Steptoe A, McMunn A (2009). Health behaviour patterns in relation to hypertension: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Journal of Hypertension, 27, 224 - 230.
    • McMunn A, Nazroo J, Breeze E (2009). Inequalities in health at older ages: a longitudinal investigation of the onset of illness and survival effects in England. Age and Ageing, 38(2), 181 - 187. doi:10.1093/ageing/afn236

    2008

    • McMunn A, Kelly Y, Bartley M (2008). Lone parenthood, material deprivation and child emotional development in the Millennium Cohort Study.
    • McMunn A (2008). Using gender to examine cohort and period in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing..
    • McMunn A (2008). Life course social roles and women's health in mid-life..

    2007

    • Zaninotto P, Breeze E M, A N, J (2007). Well-being and socially productive activities in the years before state pension age: results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing..
    • Zaninotto P, Breeze E, McMunn A, Nazroo J (2007). Well-being and socially productive activities in the years before State Pension Age: results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.
    • McMunn A, Breeze E, Zaninotto P, Nazroo J (2007). Socially Productive Activities, Reward and Well-being after Retirement.
    • Pierce M, Breeze E, McMunn A (2007). Body Mass Index and Disability in the English Population over 50 years..
    • McMunn A, Nazroo J, Breeze E, Zaninotto P (2007). Social Roles, Reciprocity and Depression after Retirement: Evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)..
    • McMunn A, Breeze E, Nazroo J (2007). Survival effects on age patterns in health inequality.

    2006

    • McMunn A, Nazroo J (2006). Health Inequalities in Older Age: Material or Psychosocial Pathways?.
    • McMunn A, Nazroo J, Sacker A (2006). Health inequalities in Older Age: Material or Psychosocial Pathways.
    • McMunn AM, Bartley M, Hardy R, Kuh D (2006). Life course social roles and women's health in mid-life: causation or selection?. Epidemiology and Community Health, 60(6), 484 - 489. doi:10.1136/jech.2005.042473
    • McMunn AM, Bartley M, Kuh D (2006). Life course social roles, women's health in mid-life and agency as quality. Social Science and Medicine, 63(6), 1561 - 1572. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.03.039

    2005

    • McMunn A, Breeze E, Goodman A, Nazroo J, Oldfield Z (2005). Social determinants of health in older age. In Marmot M, Wilkinson RG (Ed.), Social Determinants of Health (pp. 267 - 296). : Oxford University Press.
    • Nazroo J, McMunn A (2005). Gender inequalities in mental health in older age..
    • McMunn A, Bartley M, Hardy R, Kuh D (2005). Life course social roles and women?s health in mid-life: causation or selection?. Epidemiology and Community Health, 60, 484 - 489. doi:10.1136/jech.2005.042473
    • McMunn A, Nazroo J (2005). Gender differences in mental health in older age.
    • McMunn A, Bartley M, Kuh D (2005). Life course social roles, women's health in middle age and a theory of normative identity.

    2004

    • McMunn A, Kuh D, Bartley M (2004). Social Roles and Women's Health: need satisfaction or normative satisfaction?.
    • McMunn A (2004). Social Roles and Women's Health: Need Satisfaction or Normative Satisfaction?.

    2003

    • McMunn A, Hyde M, Janevic M, Kumari M (2003). Health. In Marmot MG (Ed.), Wealth and Lifestyles of the Older Population: The 2002 English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (pp. - ). : Institute of Fiscal Studies.
    • McMunn A, Hyde M, Janevic M, Kumari M (2003). Health (Chapter 6), In: Health, Wealth and Lifestyles of the Older Population: The 2002 English Longitudinal Study of Ageing..
    • McMunn A, Kuh D, Bartley M (2003). Social Roles and Women's Health: need satisfaction or normative satisfaction?.

    2002

    • Head J, Primatesta M, A (2002). Type of alcohol and risk factors for coronary heart disease: the role of socioeconomic factors.
    • McMunn A (2002). Demography among African Communities in the UK.
    • Haines MM, McMunn A, Nazroo J, Kelly YJ (2002). Social and demographic predictors of parental consultation for child psychological disorder. Journal of Public Health Medicine, 24(4), 276 - 284.

    2001

    • McMunn AM, Nazroo J, Marmot M, Boreham R, Goodman R (2001). Children's emotional and behavioural well-being and the family environment: findings from the Health Survey for England. Social Science and Medicine, 53, 423 - 440. doi:10.1016/S0277-9536(00)00346-4
    • Kelly Y, Nazroo J, McMunn A, Boreham R, Marmot M (2001). Birthweight and behavioural problems in children: a modifiable effect?. International Journal of Epidemiology, 30, 88 - 94.
    • Elam G, McMunn A, Nazroo J (2001). Feasibility study for health surveys among black African people living in England: Stage Three -- the health experiences of people of African origin living in London.
    • Nazroo J, Becher H, Kelly Y, McMunn A (2001). Ethnic Differences in Children's Health (Chapter 13).
    • Nazroo J, Becher H, Kelly Y, McMunn A (2001). Children's health. In Erens B, Primatesta P (Ed.), Health Survey for England: The Health of Minority Ethnic Groups (pp. 345 - 395). : The Stationery Office.
    • Elam G, McMunn A, Nazroo J (2001). Feasibility study for health surveys among black African people living in England: Final Report -- implications for the Health Surveys for Englnad.
    • Karlsen S, Primatesta P, McMunn A (2001). Blood Pressure. In Erens B, Primatesta P, Prior G (Ed.), Health Survey for England 1999: The Health of Minority Ethnic Groups (pp. - ). : TSO.

    2000

    • Primatesta P, McMunn A, Brookes M (2000). Lung Function.
    • Brookes M, McMunn A, Sprunt J, Finglas P, Gibb I (2000). Quality Control of Blood and Saliva Analytes.
    • (2000). Scottish Health Survey 1998.
    • Hirani V, Brookes M, McMunn A, Primatesta P, Falaschetti E (2000). Anthropometry.
    • McMunn A, Brookes M, Falaschetti E, Primatesta P (2000). Blood Pressure.
    • McMunn A, Brookes M, Finglas P, Sprunt J, Falaschetti E, Primatesta P (2000). Vitamins and Carotenoids.
    • Falaschetti E, McMunn A, Primatesta P, Brookes M (2000). Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence and Risk Factors.
    • Primatesta P, McMunn A, Brookes M (2000). Respiratory Symptoms and Asthma.

    1999

    • McMunn A, Nazroo J, Marmot M, Boreham R, Goodman R (1999). Psychological Health and the Family Environment: Results from the Health Survey for England.
    • McMunn A, Brookes M, Nazroo J (1999). Feasibility study for health surveys among black African people living in England: Stage One -- the demography and geography of black Africans living in Britain.

    1998

    • McMunn A, Bost L, Primatesta P, Dong W, Colhoun H, Marmot MG (1998). Blood pressure levels in England and Scotland: a comparison using data from the Scottish Health Survey and the Health Survey for England. Abstract from the 2nd International Sattellite Meeting of the 17th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension..
    • Primatesta P, Bost L, McMunn A (1998). Respiratory symptoms and lung function. In Prescott-Clarke P, Primatesta P (Ed.), Health Survey for England 1997: young people's report (pp. - ). : HMSO.
    • McMunn A, Primatesta P, Bost L (1998). Blood Pressure.
    • McMunn A, Bost L, Nazroo JY, Primatesta P (1998). Psychological wellbeing. In Prescott-Clarke P, Primatesta P (Ed.), Healty Survey for England 1997: young people's report (pp. - ). : HMSO.
    • McMunn A, Primatesta P, Bost L (1998). Blood pressure. In Prescott-Clarke P, Primatesta P (Ed.), Health Survey for England 1997: young people's report (pp. - ). : HMSO.
    • Bost L, Primatesta P, McMunn A (1998). Antropometric measures and eating habits. In Prescott-Clarke P, Primatesta P (Ed.), Health Survey for England 1997: young people's report (pp. - ). : HMSO.
    • McMunn A, Mwanje R, Paine K, Pozniak AL (1998). Health service utilisation in London's African immigrant community: implications for HIV prevention. AIDS Care, 10(4), 453 - 462.

    1997

    • McMunn AM, Mwanje R, Pozniak AL (1997). Issues facing Africans in London with HIV infection.. Genitourin Med, 73(3), 157 - 158.
    • McMunn AM, Mwanje R, Pozniak AL (1997). Issues facing Africans in London with HIV infection (editorial). Genitourinary Medicine, 73(3), 157 - 158.
    • McMunn AM, Mwanje R, Paine K, Pozniak AL (1997). An assessment of factors relating to health promotion & HIV prevention for Ugandan Communities in southeast London. Final report for the NHS Ethnic Health Unit.

    • McMunn AM (). Wellbeing and participation in socially productive activities in older age.
    • Shankar A, McMunn A, Steptoe A (). The effect of marital status transitions on health behaviour in older people..
    • Perez Ferrer C, McMunn AM, Bunner E (). Declining inequality in obesity among urbanised adult Mexican women, but it is not good news.
    • Stafford M, Zaninotto P, McMunn AM, Nazroo J (). Social exchanges and depression in later life.
    • McDonough P, Worts D, Booker C, McMunn AM, Sacker A (). Cumulative Disadvantage and Women’s Health at Mid-life in Britain and the US.
    • Panico L, Bartley M, McMunn AM, Kelly Y, Sacker A (). Family Structure and Child Health in the UK: Pathways to Health.
    • McDonough P, Worts D, McMunn AM, Sacker A (). Social Inequalities in Women’s Health at Mid-Life: Pathways of Cumulative Disadvantage in A Comparative Perspective.
    • Panico L, Bartley M, McMunn AM, Kelly Y, Sacker A (). Family Structure and Child Health in the UK: Pathways to Health.
    • McMunn AM, Lacey R, Sacker A, Booker C (). Cohort and gender differences on work-family patterns in the UK.
    • McDonough P, Worts D, McMunn AM, Sacker A (). Continuity, change and inequality in women's work-family lives: a multi-state sequence analysis.
    • McMunn AM, Lacey R, Sacker A, Booker C (). Cohort and gender differences in work-family patterns in the UK.
    • MCMUNN A, Kelly Y, Cable N, Bartley M (). Effects of parental divisions in paid employment and unpaid domestic labour on child socio-emotional behaviour: Longitudinal evidence from the United Kingdom..
    • Coope C, Kelly Y, McMunn A, Karlsen S (). Mother's psychological distress and conduct behaviour in boys and girls aged 5 years old..
    • Pikhartova J, Kelly Y, Chandola T, Britton A, McMunn A (). The role of paid maternal employment in childhood on adolescent healt in the BHPS..
    • McMunn A, Nazroo J, Wahrendorf M, Breeze E, Zaninotto P, Banks J, Smith J, Marmot M (). Socially Productive Activities, Reward & Well-being after Retirement. The English are healthier than Americans: Do psychosocial factors contribute?.
    • Webb E, Blane D, McMunn A, Netuveli G (). Proximal predictors of change in quality of life in older age.. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, , - .
    • McDonough P, Worts D, McMunn AM, Sacker A (). Work-Family Life Courses and the Social Gradient in Women's Health in Mid-life.
    • McDonough P, Worts D, McMunn AM, Sacker A (). Social Change and Women's Health. International Journal of Health Services, , - .
    • MCMUNN A (). Maternal employment and child socio-emotional behaviour: Longitudinal evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study..
    • MCMUNN A (). Gender differences in attainment in England from a historical perspective..
    • MCMUNN A (). The English are healthier than Americans in later life: Do psychosocial risk factors contribute?.
    • McDonough P, Worts D, McMunn A, Sacker A (). The Reconfiguration of Work and Family Life: Implications for Women's Health..
    • MCMUNN A, Bartoszek M, Steptoe A (). Predictors of Wellbeing in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)..
    • MCMUNN A, Kelly Y, Cable N, Bartley M (). Effects of parental divisions in childcare and domestic labour on child socio-emotional behaviour: Longitudinal evidence from the United Kingdom.
    • Cable N, Bartley M, McMunn A, Kelly Y (). Gender differences in the effect of breastfeeding on adult psychological well-being..
    • Cable N, Bartley M, McMunn A, Kelly Y (). Gender differences in the effect of breastfeeding on adult psychological well-being..
    • Stafford M, De Vogli R, McMunn A (). Perceived neighbourhood collective efficacy and depressive symptoms in older adults..
    • Webb E, Netuveli G, McMunn A, Blane D (). Gender, family trajectories and quality of life at older ages in England..
    • MCMUNN A, Kelly Y, Cable N, Bartley M (). Maternal Employment and Child Socio-emotional Behavior: Longitudinal Evidence from the United Kingdom..
    • Cable N, Bartley M, McMunn A, Kelly Y (). Gender differences in the effect of breastfeeding on adult psychological well-being..
    • Kelly Y, McMunn A, Bartley M, Cable N, Sacker A, Montgomery S (). Do mum and dad get along? Family conflict and health development in early childhood: Findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study..
    • Coope C, Kelly Y, McMunn A, Karlsen S (). Maternal depression and disruptive behavior: gender differences in early childhood..
    • Nazroo J, McMunn A, Sacker A (). Health inequalities in later life: an examination of the eduring significance of class..
    • Shankar A, McMunn A, Steptoe A (). Loneliness, social isolation and health behaviours in older adults..
    • McMunn AM (). Individualisation and the impact on children of the demise of the male breadwinner model.