UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Prof Christine Power

Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health

Population, Policy & Practice Dept

UCL GOS Institute of Child Health

Joined UCL
1st Apr 2002

Research summary

Life-course and inter-generational epidemiology: long-term outcomes of exposures in early life, social factors and health, growth and the development of obesity and its associated risk factors. Developmental trajectories (physical, cognitive and socio-emotional) and adult health. Origins of health inequalities Tracking over time of health indicators and related behaviours (physical activity, smoking, alcohol, obesity). Longitudinal cohort studies.


University of Southampton
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 1985
University of Salford
Other higher degree, Master of Science | 1973
University of Manchester
First Degree, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) | 1972