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Head of Department

NameRoleEmail
Professor Andrew SteptoeProfessor of Psychology and Epidemiology

 

a.steptoe@ucl.ac.uk

Deputy Head

NameRoleEmail
   

Administrative staff

NameRoleEmail
Maria KristensenResearch Department  Managerm.kristensen@ucl.ac.uk
Sandra Soria MedinaMSc Programme Administrators.medina@ucl.ac.uk
Najma Hussain Research Administrator najma.hussain@ucl.ac.uk
Lucy NichollsResearch and Communications Administratorlucy.nicholls.19@ucl.ac.uk
Rosie DowWHO Collaborating Centre on Arts and Health Managerrosie.dow@ucl.ac.uk

Academic and Research Staff

NameRoleEmailGroup
Kiren AfrasiabResearch Assistantkiren.afrasiab.16@ucl.ac.ukBehavioural Science & Early Diagnosis of Cancer
Dr Olesya AjnakinaResearch Associate oajnakina@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Dr Matthew BarclaySenior Research Fellow m.barclay@ucl.ac.ukECHO
Associate Professor Emma BeardAssociate Professor e.beard@ucl.ac.uk UTARG 
Mikaela BloombergResearch Assistantmikaela.bloomberg.19@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Dr Jessica BoneResearch Fellowjessica.bone.15@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Alex BradburyResearch Programme Manager alexandra.bradbury@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Dr Laura BrocklebankResearch Associatel.brocklebank@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Professor Jamie BrownProfessor in Social Science jamie.brown@ucl.ac.uk UTARG 
Dr Feifei BuResearch Fellowf.bu@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Dr Alexandra Burton Senior Research Fellow a.burton@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Vera BussResearch Fellow in Behavioural Sciencev.buss@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Dr Rana ConwayResearch Fellowr.conway@ucl.ac.ukEnergy Balance & Cancer and Obesity
Dr Sharon CoxSenior Research Fellow s.cox@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Larisa DinuResearch Assistant l.dinu@ucl.ac.ukUTARG                    
Sara EsserResearch Assistant s.esser@ucl.ac.ukEnergy Balance & Cancer and Obesity
Associate Professor Daisy Fancourt Associate Professor in Psychobiology & Epidemiologyd.fancourt@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Associate Professor Abi FisherAssociate Professor in Physical Activity and Healthabigail.fisher@ucl.ac.ukEnergy Balance & Cancer
Dr Meg FluhartyResearch Fellow m.fluharty@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Qian GaoResearch Fellow in Epidemiology/Statisticsqian-gao@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Dr Claire GarnettSenior Research Associatec.garnett@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Dr Daniel HayesSenior Research Fellow in Social Scienced.hayes@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Dr Yasemin HirstSenior Research Fellowy.hirst@ucl.ac.ukBehavioural Science & Early Diagnosis of Cancer
Dr Shabina HayatSenior Research Fellow shabina.hayat@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Victoria IrelandResearch Assistantvictoria.ireland@ucl.ac.ukEnergy Balance & Cancer
Associate Professor Sarah JacksonAssociate Professor s.e.jackson@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Dr Dimitra Kale Research Coordinator dimitra.kale.09@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Dr Aradhna KaushalResearch Associate aradhna.kaushal.14@ucl.ac.ukBehavioural Science & Early Diagnosis of Cancer
Alice KininmonthResearch Fellow a.Kininmonth@ucl.ac.ukObesity 
Dr Loren KockResearch Fellowloren.kock.15@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Dr Pippa LallySenior Research Fellowp.lally@ucl.ac.ukEnergy Balance & Cancer and Obesity
Joanne LandResearch Physiotherapistjoanne.land@ucl.ac.uk Energy Balance & Cancer
Associate Professor Clare LlewellynAssociate Professor in Behavioural Obesity Research  c.llewellyn@ucl.ac.uk Obesity

Gemma Loebenberg 

Trial Managergemma.loebenberg@ucl.ac.uk

UTARG

Professor Yoryos LyratzopoulosProfessor of Cancer Epidemiology y.lyratzopoulos@ucl.ac.uk ECHO
Dr Karen MakResearch Fellowhei.mak@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Dr Tom MayResearch Fellowt.may@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Dr Emily McBrideSenior Research Fellowe.mcbride@ucl.ac.ukBehavioural Science & Early Diagnosis of Cancer
Dr Alison McKinlayResearch Fellow a.mckinlay@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Martin NemecResearch Assistant in in Behavioural Science and Cancerm.nemec@ucl.ac.ukBehavioural Science and Early Diagnosis of Cancer
Dr Zeynep NasResearch Fellow z.nas.17@ucl.ac.ukObesity
Dr Melissa Oldham Research Fellow m.oldham@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Dr Elise PaulSenior Research Fellow e.paul@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Dr Olga PerskiResearch Associateolga.perski.14@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Dr Meena RafiqResearch Fellowmeena.rafiq@ucl.ac.ukECHO
Dr Cristina RenziPrincipal Clinical Research Associatec.renzi@ucl.ac.uk ECHO and Cancer Screening
Professor Lion ShahabProfessor in Health Psychology lion.shahab@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Dr Florence SheenResearch Fellowf.sheen@ucl.ac.ukObesity
Ms Dorothy SzinayResearch Fellowd.szinay@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Richard TurnerResearch Assistantrmjlurn@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Dr Christian von WagnerReader in Behavioural Science and Healthc.wagner@ucl.ac.ukBehavioural Science & Early Diagnosis of Cancer
Dr Katey Warran Research Fellowk.warran@ucl.ac.uk Social Biobehavioural Research
Rebecca WhiteResearch Fellow - Data Managerbecky.white.19@ucl.ac.ukECHO
Joely WrightResearch Assistantjoely.wright@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research
Nadine ZakkakResearch Assistant in statistics/epidemiology/data sciencenadine.zakkak@ucl.ac.ukECHO

PhD Students

NamePostEmailGroup
Aswathikutty GireeshPhD Studenta.aswathikutty-gireesh@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Mifuyu AkasakiPhD Student mifuyu.akasaki.15@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Pamela Almeida MezaPhD Student p.meza.17@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Henry AughtersonPhD Student henry.aughterson.14@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research Group
Francesca BentivegnaPhD Studentf.bentivegna.16@ucl.ac.ukObesity
Hannah BowdenPhD Student hannah.bowden.16@ucl.ac.ukEnergy Balance & Cancer
Sarah BreathnachPhD Student sarah.breathnach.17@ucl.ac.ukObesity
Ben CranfieldPhD Student ben.cranfield.18@ucl.ac.ukECHO
Margaret DukuPhD Studentm.duku@ucl.ac.ukCancer Screening 
Simon ErridgePhD Studentsimon.erridge.21@ucl.ac.ukECHO
Saorise FinnPhD Studentsaoirse.finn@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research Group
Laetitia FirmenichPhD Studentlaetitia.firmenich.20@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology
Philipp FrankPhD Studentphilipp.frank.16@ucl.ac.ukPsychobiology 
Verity HaileyPhD Studentverity.hailey.18@ucl.ac.ukEnergy Balance & Cancer
Odessa HamiltonPhD Studentodessa.hamilton.19@ucl.ac.uk 
Lisa Heggie PhD Student lisa.heggie.19@ucl.ac.ukObesity
Sahadat HossainPhD Student sahadat.hossain.21@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Joyce (Yun-Ting) HuangPhD Student yun-ting.huang@ucl.ac.uk Psychobiology 
Ghalia KayalPhD Student ghalia.kayal.19@ucl.ac.uk>Cancer Screening
Orla McCourtPhD Student orla.mccourt.18@ucl.ac.ukEnergy Balance & Cancer
Alexandra RhodesPhD Student alexandra.rhodes.15@ucl.ac.ukObesity
Tanara Tapia - MunozPhD Studentthamara.munoz.20@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research Group
Harry Tattan-BirchPhD Studenth.tattan-birch@ucl.ac.ukUTARG
Kristiane TommerupPhD Student kristiane.tommerup.14@ucl.ac.ukObesity
Emma WalkerPhD Studentemma.walker.18@ucl.ac.ukSocial Biobehavioural Research Group
Emma Whitfield PhD Student emma.whitfield.20@ucl.ac.ukECHO
Bethany WickramasinghePhD Studentbethany.wickramasinghe.19@ucl.ac.ukECHO

Honorary Staff

NameRoleEmail
Dr Rebecca BeekenSenior Research AssociateR.Beeken@leeds.ac.uk
David BonifaceSenior Research Associated.boniface@ucl.ac.uk
Dr David CraneResearch Associatedavid.crane@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Dorina Cadar Senior Research Fellow d.cadar@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Alison FildesSenior Research AssociateA.Fildes@leeds.ac.uk
Dr Roganie GovenderClinical Research AssociateRoganie.Govender@nhs.net
Dr Ruth HackettResearch Fellow ruth.hackett.09@ucl.ac.uk
Prof Mark HamerProfessorm.hamer@lboro.ac.uk
Vera JandackovaResearch Associatevera.jandackova@osu.cz
Professor Martin JarvisProfessor of Health Psychologymartin.jarvis@ucl.ac.uk 
Dr Dimitrios KoutoukidisResearch Associatedimitrios.koutoukidis@phc.ox.ac.uk
Dr Camille LassaleSenior Research Associatec.lassale@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Laura MarlowSenior Research Associatel.Marlow@kcl.ac.uk
Dr Andrew McEwenReadera.r.mcewan@abdn.ac.uk
Dr Lesley McGregorSenior Research Associatel.m.mcgregor@stir.ac.uk
Dr Emily PowerSenior Research Associateemily.power@cancer.org.uk
Dr Gemma PughResearch Associateg.pugh@qmul.ac.uk
Dr Samantha QuaifeSenior Research Fellow Samantha.quaife@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Samuel SmithSenior Research Associates.smith1@leeds.ac.uk
Dr Charlotte VrintenResearch Associatec.vrinten@ucl.ac.uk
Professor Jo WallerVisiting Professorjo.waller@kcl.ac.uk
Dr Katriina WhitakerSenior Research Associatek.whitaker@surrey.ac.uk
Prof Adam WinstockClinical Professoradam@globaldrugsurvey.com
Former Staff and Students
NameRole at UCLYear LeftPosition after BSHEmail
Dr Jessica AbellResearch Associate2020Department of Healthjessica.abell@ucl.ac.uk
Amber SimpsonResearch Administrator2020Centre Administrator at UK Dementia Research Unitamber.simpson@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Helen CrokerResearch Dietician2019Obesity Policy Research Unit at UCLh.croker@ucl.ac.uk
Nusa FaricResearch Assistant2019 nusa.faric.11@ucl.ac.uk
Mairead RyanResearch Assistant2019 mairead.ryan.16@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Tra PhamResearch Associate2019Research Fellow at  MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCLtra.pham.09@ucl.ac.uk
Sonja KummerResearch Associate2019  
Dr Annie HerbertResearch Associate2019Senior Research Associate at University of Bristolannie.herbert@bristol.ac.uk
Hannah ProudfootResearch Assistant2019Trainee Health Psychologist with NSH 
Dr Sandro StoffelResearch Associate2019  
Dr Charlotte VrintenResearch Assistant2019Research Associate Business School Imperial College Londonc.vrinten@imperial.ac.uk
William GoodmanResearch Assistant2019  
Yanaina Chavez-UgaldeResearch Assistant2019Doctor of Philosophy Student, University of Bristolic14896[at]bristol.ac.uk
Camille LassaleResearch Associate2018Fellowship, IMIM Barcelona 
Saskia SandersonSenior Research Associate2018Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Health Informatics UCL 
Lauren RockliffeResearch Assistant2018Health Psych PhD student, The University of Manchester 
Maddie FreemanResearch Assistant2018  
Ildiko TomborResearch Associate2018  
Alexia SawyerResearch Associate2018  
Gemma PughResearch Associate2018Lecturer, Sports & Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary University London 
Ailish GallagherResearch Assistant2018Assistant Psychologist, Dimbleby Cancer Care 
Stephanie PhilpottResearch Assistant2018Epidemiology Research Associate, IQVIA 
Judith FortmanResearch Assistant2018  
Emily ChengResearch Administrator2018  
Moritz HerlePhD Student2017  
Nathalie Kliemann PhD Student2017Post-doctoral fellow, Nutritional Epidemiology Group, IARCnathalie.kliemann.13[at]ucl.ac.uk
Anamaria Brailean Research Associate2017  
Dr Maggie HeinrichResearch Associate2017 malgorzata.heinrich[at]ucl.ac.uk
Lucy Brown Departmental Administrator2017Business Manager, King's College London lucy.brown[at]kcl.ac.uk
Amanda Chorley Research Assistant2017 a.chorley[at]ucl.ac.uk
Jennifer McGowanResearch Associate2017 j.mcgowan[at]ucl.ac.uk 
Fran BlockResearch Assistant2017 francesca.block[at]ucl.ac.uk
Sisi (Theodosia) SalikaResearch Assistant - Statistician2017Visiting Researcher, Statistician, GSKt.salika[at]ucl.ac.uk
Hanna SkrobanskiResearch Assistant2017PhD Student, University of Surreyh.skrobanski[at]surrey.ac.uk
Rachael DoddResearch Associate2017Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney rachael.dodd[at]sydney.edu.au
Hilary Davies Research Associate2017Lecturer, University of Surreyhilary.davies[at]surrey.ac.uk
Amy RonaldsonPhD Student2017Research Associate, QMULa.ronaldson[at]ucl.ac.uk