Dr Nicola Shelton

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Name: Nicola Shelton Email: n.shelton@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: 2076795648
Department: Epidemiology & Public Health Fax:
Position: Senior Lecturer Address: Health and Social Surveys, EPH, 1-19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT
Research Domain: Human Wellbeing, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page: Personal Web Page

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Research Description


Research Activities

Health geography

RAE

Research on Extending Working Lives

alcohol

children's health

diabetes

historical epidemiology and demography

Education Description

PhD Supervisor Principal supervisor for three PhD students and on the supervisory panel for an additional student. Two students will be starting in the next academic year.

PhD: Introduction to Study Design and Analysis

Masters: Module leader and lecturer Social Epidemiology: Dimensions of Inequality

Postgraduate dissertation supervisor; postgraduate personal tutor

Undergraduate: Social Determinants Vertical Module Epidemiology Lead for Year 1 and 2 MBBS from 2012

Undergraduate dissertation supervisor Human Sciences BSc

UCL Collaborators

Dr Mai Stafford; Mr Ewan Carr; Prof Jenny Head; Dr Jenny Mindell; Prof Mika Kivimaki; Dr Gareth Hagger-Johnson; Dr Emily Murray; Prof Nikolaos Donos; Prof Diana Kuh; Prof Paul Wallace; Dr Paola Zaninotto

External Collaborators

Publications

    2015

    • Ng Fat L, Shelton NJ, Cable N (2015). Worsening of health and a cessation or reduction in alcohol consumption to special occasion drinking across three decades of the life-course. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, , - .
    • Coombs N, Stamatakis E, Rowlands A, Shelton NJ, Hillsdon M (2015). Objectively-assessed and self-reported sedentary time in relation to multiple socioeconomic status indicators among adults in England: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, , - .

    2014

    • Cockings S, shelton N (2014). Spatial Epidemiology. In Cockerham WC, Dingwall R, Quah SR (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society (pp. - ). : Wiley-Blackwell.
    • Shelton NJ, Knott C (2014). The association between alcohol calorie intake and overweight and obesity in English adults. American Journal of Public Health, , - .
    • Ng Fat , Cable N, Marmot M, Shelton N (2014). Are we overestimating the beneficial effects of alcohol in later life? Persistent longstanding illness and non-drinking over time.
    • Scholes S, Panesar S, Shelton. NJ, Francis R, Mirza S, Mindell J, Donaldson L (2014). Epidemiology of lifetime fracture prevalence in England: a population study of adults aged 55 years and over. Age and Ageing, , - .
    • Mindell J, Cohen D, Hayward A, Shelton N, Sutaria S, Watkins S (2014). Transport and Clinical Practice. Journal of Transport and Health, , - .
    • Scholes S, Shelton NJ, Mindell JS, Panesar S, Francis RM, Mirza S, Donaldson LJ (2014). Epidemiology of lifetime fracture prevalence in England: A population study of adults aged 55 years and over. Age and Ageing, 43(2), 234 - 240. doi:10.1093/ageing/aft167
    • Gordon-Dseagu VLZ, Mindell J, Shelton N (2014). Glycated haemoglobin and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a cohort study utilising data from the Health Survey for England and Scottish Health Survey linked to mortality records.
    • Gordon-Dseagu VLZ, Shelton N, Mindell J (2014). Diabetes mellitus and mortality from all-causes, cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory disease: Evidence from the Health Survey for England and Scottish Health Survey cohorts. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, , - . doi:10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2014.06.016

    2013

    • Flint E, Shelton N, Bartley M, Sacker A (2013). Do local unemployment rates modify the effect of individual labour market status on psychological distress?. Health Place, 23C, 1 - 8. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2013.04.004
    • Gordon-Dseagu VLZ, Shelton N, Mindell J (2013). Diabetes, overweight/obesity and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: evidence from the health survey for England and Scottish Health Survey linked to mortality data. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 30, 136 - 136.
    • Hagger-Johnson G, Bell S, Britton A, Cable N, Conner M, O'Connor DB, Shickle D, Shelton N, Bewick BM (2013). Cigarette smoking and alcohol drinking in a representative sample of English school pupils: cross-sectional and longitudinal associations.. Prev Med, 56(5), 304 - 308. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.02.004
    • Harhay MO, Bor J, Basu S, McKee M, Mindell JS, Shelton NJ, Stuckler D (2013). Differential impact of the economic recession on alcohol use among white British adults, 2004-2010.. Eur J Public Health, , - . doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckt134
    • Gordon-Dseagu VLZ, Shelton N, Mindell JS (2013). Epidemiological evidence of a relationship between type-1 diabetes mellitus and cancer: A review of the existing literature. International Journal of Cancer, 132(3), 501 - 508. doi:10.1002/ijc.27703
    • Coombs N, Shelton N, Stamatakis E, Rowlands A (2013). Children's and adolescents' sedentary behaviour in relation to socioeconomic position. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67(10), 868 - 874. doi:10.1136/jech-2013-202609
    • Flint E, Bartley M, Shelton N, Sacker A (2013). Do labour market status transitions predict changes in psychological well-being?. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, , - . doi:10.1136/jech-2013-202425
    • Shelton NJ (2013). Older women's health. In Bamford S-M, Watson. J (Ed.), Has the Sisterhood forgotten older women? (pp. - ). : ICL-UK.
    • Soedamah-Muthu SS, De Neve M, Tielemans SMAJ, Shelton NJ, Stamatakis E (2013). Joint associations of alcohol consumption and physical activity with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality. American Journal of Cardiology, 112(3), 380 - 386. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.03.040
    • Knott CS, Scholes S, Shelton NJ (2013). Could more than three million older people in England be at risk of alcohol-related harm? A cross-sectional analysis of proposed age-specific drinking limits.. Age Ageing, , - . doi:10.1093/ageing/aft039
    • Boniface S, Shelton N (2013). How is alcohol consumption affected if we account for under-reporting? A hypothetical scenario.. Eur J Public Health, 23(6), 1076 - 1081. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckt016
    • Ng Fat L, Cable N, Marmot M, Shelton N (2013). Persistent long-standing illness and non-drinking over time, implications for the use of lifetime abstainers as a control group.. J Epidemiol Community Health, , - . doi:10.1136/jech-2013-202576

    2012

    • Boniface S, Kneale J, Shelton N (2012). Actual and perceived units of alcohol in a self-defined “usual glass” of alcoholic drinks in England. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, Epub ahead of print, - . doi:10.1111/acer.12046
    • Gordon-Dseagu VLZ, Mindell J, Shelton N (2012). ALL-CAUSE AND CAUSE-SPECIFIC MORTALITY AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH AND WITHOUT DIABETES IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 66, A22 - A22. doi:10.1136/jech-2012-201753.057
    • Mindell J, Shelton N, Roth M, Chaudhury M, Falschetti E (2012). Persistent regional variation in treatment of hypertension. Public Health, , - . doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2012.01.008
    • Mindell J, Biddulph JP, Hirani V, Stamatakis E, Craig R, Nunn S, Shelton N (2012). Cohort profile: the health survey for England.. Int J Epidemiol, 41(6), 1585 - 1593. doi:10.1093/ije/dyr199
    • Ng Fat L, Shelton N (2012). Associations between self-reported illness and non-drinking in young adults.. Addiction, 107(9), 1612 - 1620. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03878.x
    • Knott C, Scholes S, Shelton NJ (2012). COULD MORE THAN THREE MILLION OLDER PEOPLE BE AT RISK OF ALCOHOL-RELATED HARM? A CROSS-SECTIONAL ANALYSIS OF AGE-SPECIFIC DRINKING GUIDELINES. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 66, A58 - A58. doi:10.1136/jech-2012-201753.150

    2011

    • Watkins S, Mindell J, Cohen J, Hayward A, Shelton NJ (2011). Transport and Clinical Practice. In Mindell JS, Watkins S, Cohen J (Ed.), Health on the Move 2. Policies for health-promoting transport (pp. - ). : Transport & Health Study Group.
    • SHELTON NJ, Savell E (2011). The geography of binge drinking: the role of alcohol-related knowledge, behaviours and attitudes. Results from the Health Survey for England 2007. Health and Place, 17(3), 784 - 792. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.02.004
    • Flint E, Sacker A, Shelton N, Bartley M (2011). INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTS OF LABOUR MARKET POSITION ON MINOR PSYCHIATRIC MORBIDITY ACROSS THE BUSINESS CYCLE: LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF THE BRITISH HOUSEHOLD PANEL SURVEY, 1991-2007. J EPIDEMIOL COMMUN H, 65, - . doi:10.1136/jech.2011.143586.34
    • Shelton NJ, Gharib W, Tabassum F, Roth M, Jones H (2011). LIFESTYLE BEHAVIOURS. In Bromley C, Mindell J (Ed.), The Scottish Health Survey: Topic Report: Older People's Health (pp. - ). : .
    • Shelton N (2011). Post-Partum Depression. In Stange MZ, Oyster C K G, J G (Ed.), The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World (pp. - ). : .

    2010

    • Bromley C, Shelton N (2010). The Scottish Health Survey: Topic Report UK Comparisons.
    • Shelton N, Mindell J (2010). Measuring Health. In Bulmer M, Gibbs J, Hyman L (Ed.), Social Measurement through Social Surveys: An Applied Approach (pp. - ). : Ashgate Publishing.
    • IBG RGS (2010). Consumption controversies: Alcohol policies in the UK..
    • Aresu M, Gordon-Dseagu V, Shelton N (2010). Diabetes and HbA1c. In Craig R, Hirani V (Ed.), The Health Survey for England 2009 (pp. - ). : .
    • Chaudhury M, Shelton N (2010). Physical activity among 60-69-year-olds in England: knowledge, perception, behaviour and risk factors. AGEING SOC, 30, 1343 - 1355. doi:10.1017/S0144686X10000486
    • Mindell J, Shelton N, Roth M, Chaudhury M, Falaschetti E (2010). PERSISTENT REGIONAL VARIATION IN TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION. J EPIDEMIOL COMMUN H, 64, A55 - A56. doi:10.1136/jech.2010.120477.57

    2009

    • Shelton NJ (2009). Regional risk factors for health inequalities in Scotland and England and the "Scottish effect".. Soc Sci Med, 69(5), 761 - 767. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.06.044
    • Shelton NJ, Herrick KG (2009). Comparison of scoring methods and thresholds of the General Health Questionnaire-12 with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in English women.. Public Health, 123(12), 789 - 793. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2009.09.012

    2008

    • (2008). The Health Survey for England 2007..
    • Renfrew M, Hay A, Shelton N, Law G, Madden S, Sutcliffe S, Woolridge M (2008). Assessing levels of contaminants in breastmilk – methodological issues and a framework for future research. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 22(1), 72 - 86.
    • Shelton N (2008). Diabetes. In Craig R, Mindell J (Ed.), The Health Survey for England 2006. TSO London. (pp. - ). : .
    • Stafford M, Duke-Williams O, Shelton N (2008). Area inequalities in health: are we underestimating them?. Social Science and Medicine, 67, 891 - 899.
    • Donaldson LJ, Reckless IP, Scholes S, Mindell JS, Shelton NJ (2008). The epidemiology of fractures in England. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62(2), 174 - 180. doi:10.1136/jech.2006.056622

    2006

    • Shelton N (2006). Infant Mortality: a Continuing Social Problem.
    • Shelton N (2006). Conclusion: The social dimension of infant well-being. In Garrett E, Galley C, Shelton N, Woods RI (Ed.), Infant Mortality: a Continuing Social (pp. - ). : Ashgate.
    • Shelton NJ, Birkin MH, Dorling D (2006). Where not to live: a geo-demographic classification of mortality for England and Wales, 1981-2000.. Health Place, 12(4), 557 - 569. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2005.08.012
    • Garrett E, Galley C, Shelton N (2006). Introduction. In Garrett E, Galley C, Shelton N, Woods RI (Ed.), Infant Mortality: a Continuing Social (pp. - ). : Ashgate.

    2005

    • Herrick K, Shelton N, Kelly Y (2005). Respiratory Health and Lung Function. In Bromely C, Sproston K, Shelton N (Ed.), The Scottish Health Survey 2003 (pp. 189 - 222). : Scottish Executive.
    • (2005). The Scottish Health Survey 2003.
    • Shelton N (2005). The future for new geographers. Area, 37(1), 110 - 114.
    • Shelton N (2005). Infant measurements and breastfeeding. In Bromley C, Sproston K, Shelton N (Ed.), The Scottish Health Survey 2003 (pp. 253 - 264). : Scottish Executive.
    • Shelton N (2005). Diabetes. In Bromley C, Sproston K, Shelton N (Ed.), The Scottish Health Survey 2003 (pp. 354 - 372). : Scottish Execeutive.
    • Zaninotto P, Shelton N, Primatesta P (2005). Cardiovascular Disease and Associated factors. In Bromley C, Sproston K, Shelton N (Ed.), The Scottish Health Survey 2003 (pp. 1 - 54). : Astron.
    • Shelton NJ (2005). What not to eat: inequalities in healthy eating behaviour, evidence from the 1998 Scottish Health Survey.. J Public Health (Oxf), 27(1), 36 - 44. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdh191

    2004

    • Shelton N (2004). Diabetes. In Sproston K, Primatesta P (Ed.), The Health Survey for England 2003 (pp. - ). : The Stationery Office.
    • Shelton N (2004). Response to Johnston and Pattie: on the consequences of the delays in publication for fixed-term staff. Area, 36(3), 323 - 324.
    • Shelton N (2004). The role of local Medical Officer of Health in influencing the levels of childhood mortality in late Victorian Devon and Cornwall. In Breschi M, Pozzi L (Ed.), The Determinants of Infant and Child Mortality in Past European Populations (pp. - ). : Forum.

    2003

    • Ni Laoire C, Shelton N (2003). Contracted out: Some implications of the casualisation of academic labour in Geography. Area, 35(1), 92 - 100.
    • Shelton N (2003). Rising life expectancy: A global history.. POP STUD-J DEMOG, 57(2), 234 - 236.

    2002

    • Woods R, Shelton N (2002). Life and death in the later nineteenth century. In Philips A, Phillips C (Ed.), A New Historical Atlas of Cheshire (pp. 50 - 51). : Chester County Council and Chester Community Council Publicatio.

    2000

    • Shelton NJ (2000). Childhood mortality and the public health response in Victorian and Edwardian Devon and Cornwall.
    • Shelton N, Grundy E (2000). Proximity of adult children to their parents in Great Britain. International Journal of Population Geography, 6, 1 - 15.
    • Woods R, Shelton N (2000). Disease Environments in Victorian England and Wales. Historical Methods, 3, 73 - 82.

    1999

    • Grundy E, Murphy M, Shelton N (1999). Looking beyond the household: intergenerational perspectives on living kin and contacts with kin in Great Britain. Population Trends, , 19 - 27.

    1997

    • Woods R, Shelton N (1997). An atlas of Victorian mortality.

    • Boniface S, Kneale J, Shelton NJ (). Alcohol related factors may be more associated with under-reporting of alcohol consumption than socio-demographic factors: evidence from a mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health, , - .
    • Shelton NJ, Mindell J (). Regional variation in treatment: the London effect. Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal, , - .