Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care



Research Department Management



Professor Annie BrittonHead of Research Departmenta.britton@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 5626

Professor Nicola Shelton 

Professor Hynek Pikhart

Deputy Head of Research Department

Deputy Head of Research Department



Mrs Nicola Phillips

Human Resources Lead


+44 20 3108 6189

Administrative staff

Luke BeswickIHE Administratorl.beswick@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 8259
Floriana BortolottiAdministrative Assistantf.bortolotti@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 3108 6286
Kate CoughlinELSA Project Managerk.coughlin@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 8318
Chantelle DiagneDPH Programmer Manager  


Sean GainfordLearning Technologist s.gainford@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 8296 
Louise GregoryDPH Teaching Assistantlouise.gregory@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1950
John KellyICLS Assistantj.kelly@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1632

Lydia M Clinton 

Education Coordinator (Research) North Hub iehc.researchdegrees@ucl.ac.uk 
Ines NeidhardtProject Coordinator


Sandy PersaudTeaching Assistants.persaud@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 3108 6285
Andrew RyanSenior Data Manager Whitehall II Study


Stephanie  SmithStudy & Data Co-Ordinator Whitehall II Studys.c.smith@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 5621
Hitakshi TailorAdministrative Assistant hitakshi.tailor@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 3108 6279 
Joanne TomlinsonCeLSIUS Administrative Officerjo.tomlinson@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1995
Scarlet WillisExecutive Assistant IHE



Academic and Research Staff

Pamela Almeida MezaResearch Fellow


Sarah Assaad Research Assistant


Melanie BartleyProfessor of Medical Sociologym.bartley@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1707
David BattyProfessor of Epidemiologydavid.batty@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 3108 3149
Brian BeachSenior Research Fellow in Social Policy & Gerontologyb.beach@ucl.ac.uk 
Emma BeardLecturer (Teaching) in Statistics and Quantitative Methods


Ruth BellPrincipal Research Fellowr.bell@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1684 
Jane Biddulph

Lecturer in Public Health

jane.biddulph@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1794
Aleksandra BloklandClinical Lecturer in Dental Public Health


Martin Bobak Professor of Epidemiologym.bobak@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 3108 3021
Annie Britton Professor of Epidemiologya.britton@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 5626
Eric Brunner Professor of Social and Biological Epidemiologye.brunner@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1689
Yuntao (Simon) Chen Research Assistant 


Olga ChervovaSenior Research Fellow o.chervova@ucl.ac.uk 
Joanna DawesResearch Assistantjoanna.dawes@ucl.ac.uk 
Giorgio Di Gessa

Lecturer in Data Science

g.di-gessa@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 8265
Sharon EagerResearch Assistantsharon.eager.20@ucl.ac.uk 
Ayeshah EmonLecturer (Teaching) in Public Healtha.emon@ucl.ac.uk 
Jessica Gong Research Assistant in Data Science or Epidemiology


Nora GroceProfessor/Director International Disability Research Centrenora.groce@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 3177
Jenny Head Professor of Medical and Social Statisticsj.head@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1683
Anja HeilmannAssociate Professoranja.heilmann@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 3108 3157
Ruby JarvisResearch Assistantruby.jarvis.20@ucl.ac.uk 
Stephen JivrajAssociate Professorstephen.jivraj@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1721
Aradhna KaushalLecturer (Teaching) in Public Healtharadhna.kaushal.14@ucl.ac.uk 
Yvonne KellyProfessor of Lifecourse Epidemiologyy.kelly@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 5638 
Maria Kett

Associate Professor in Humanitarianism and Disability International Disability Research Centre

m.kett@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 5822 
Mika KivimäkiProfessor of Social Epidemiologym.kivimaki@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 8260 
Claryn Kung Research Fellow 


Serena Luchenski

Clinical Research Fellow and Honorary Consultant in Public Health


Logan Manikam

Clinical Senior Research Fellow and Honorary Consultant in Public Health


Michael MarmotProfessor of Epidemiology and Public Healthm.marmot@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1694
Anne McMunn

Professor of Social Epidemiology

a.mcmunn@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 76791730
Jenny MindellProfessor of Public Healthj.mindell@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1269
Masuma Mishu Lecturer (Teaching) in Public Health MPH Programme


Alison MoodyResearch Associate a.moody@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 5639 
Emily Murray Senior Research Associateemily.murray@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 3108 3339
Linda Ng FatResearch Associatel.ngfat@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 8235
Priyanka PatilResearch Assistant


Anne PeaseyProfessor (teaching)a.peasey@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1706
Darina PeychevaResearch Fellow in Social Epidemiology


Hynek Pikhart  Professor of Epidemiology and Medical Statisticsh.pikhart@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1906 
Jitka PikhartovaSenior Research Associatej.pikhartova@ucl.ac.uk 
Milagros RuizResearch Fellowm.a.ruiz@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 8252
Amanda Sacker

Professor of Lifecourse Studies

Shaun Scholes

Senior Research Fellow (Senior Data Manager/Analyst)

s.scholes@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1796 
Nicola SheltonProfessor of  Population Healthn.shelton@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 5648
Maria SifakiResearch Fellow 


James SmithLecturer (Teaching) In Humanitarian Policy and Practice (Quantitative)


Rina SoResearch Fellow in Epidemiology


Denes SteflerLecturer (teaching) in Epidemiologydenes.stefler@ucl.ac.uk 
Clinical Research Fellow 
Jemima StocktonResearch Associatejemima.stockton@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 3108 3142

Saif Syed

Research Assistant saif.syed.20@ucl.ac.uk 
Beverley ThompsonResearch Assistantbeverley.thompson@ucl.ac.uk 
George TsakosProfessor of Dental Public Healthg.tsakos@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 5614
Richard WattProfessor of Dental Public Healthr.watt@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1699
Baowen XueLecturer in Quantitative Methods & Social Epidemiologybaowen.xue.10@ucl.ac.uk 
Wei XunResearch Fellow w.xun@ucl.ac.uk 
Paola ZaninottoProfessor of Medical and Social Statisticsp.zaninotto@ucl.ac.uk+44 20 7679 1668

PhD Students

Megan Arnot PhD studentmegan.arnot.13@ucl.ac.uk 
James Bedford PhD studentjames.bedford.16@ucl.ac.uk 
Joanna BlodgettPhD studentjoanna.blodgett.16@ucl.ac.uk 
Pritesh BodaliaPhD studentpritesh.bodalia.09@ucl.ac.uk 
Christine Brew-Graves PhD studentc.brew-graves@ucl.ac.uk 
Mitchel Chatukuta PhD studentmitchel.chatukuta.14@ucl.ac.uk 
Carlos De Mestral Vargas PhD studentcarlos.demestral.17@ucl.ac.uk 
Christopher Evans PhD studentchristopher.evans.16@ucl.ac.uk 
Anitha George PhD studentanitha.george.16@ucl.ac.uk 
Jialan HongPhD studentjialan.hong.17@ucl.ac.uk 
Loren KockPhD studentloren.kock.15@ucl.ac.uk 
Melanie Lacey PhD studentmelanie.lacey.13@ucl.ac.uk 
Joseph OglePhD studentjoseph.ogle.17@ucl.ac.uk 
Sayyada Razavi PhD studentsayyada.razavi.13@ucl.ac.uk 
Andrew RossPhD studentandy.ross.13@ucl.ac.uk 
Flavia SestiPhD studentflavia.sesti.16@ucl.ac.uk 
Jenny ShandPhD studentj.shand@ucl.ac.uk 
Adil SupiyevPhD studentadil.supiyev.12@ucl.ac.uk 
Keishia TaylorPhD studentkeishia.taylor.17@ucl.ac.uk 
Duncan WagstaffPhD studentd.wagstaff@ucl.ac.uk 
Magdalena Walbaum GarciaPhD studentmagdalena.walbaum.11@ucl.ac.uk 
Danny WongPhD studentdanny.wong@ucl.ac.uk 

Honorary staff

Amina Aitsi Selmi Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer   
Antiopi Ntouva Honorary Research Associate   
Carol Guarnizo-Herreno Honorary Senior Research Associate  
Carolyn Stephens Honorary Professor   
Catherine Ann Ison Honorary Professor   
Christopher Marshall Honorary Senior Research Associate  
Daniel Mont Honorary Reader   
David Blane Honorary Professor   
Elizabeth Webb Honorary Senior Research Associate  
Ewan Carr Honorary Research Associate   
Gopalakrisnan Netuveli Honorary Professor   
Huda Yusuf Honorary Clinical Lecturer   
Jane Ferrie Honorary Senior Research Associate   
Jennifer Dowd Honorary Senior Lecturer   
Jessica Abell Honorary Research Associate   
John Fuller  Emeritus Professor of Clinical Epidemiology   
Lawrence Frank Visiting Professor   
Manu Mathur Honorary Clinical Lecturer   
Marcella Deluca Honorary Senior Research Associate   
Mark Mccarthy Emeritus Professor of Public Health  
Mark Carew Honorary Research Associate   
Meena Kumari Honorary Professor   
Melanie Bartley Emeritus Professor of Medical Sociology  
Michael Wadsworth Emeritus Professor   
Paul Batchelor Honorary Senior Lecturer   
Rachel Scantlebury Honorary Research Associate   
Raymond Lang Honorary Senior Research Associate   
Richard Pebody Honorary Professor   
Robert Hiatt Visiting Professor   
Scott Montgomery Honorary Professor   
Steven Bell Honorary Senior Research Associate   
Tarani Chandola Honorary Professor   
Tasnime Nassime AkbaralyHonorary Senior Research Associate