Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Adolescents and Health

 Tuesday 2 December 2014, UCL, 1.45 - 4pm





Speakers / papers

  • Why are early adolescents from poor families at increased risk of overweight and obesity? Amanda Sacker, Professor of Lifecourse Studies at UCL and Director of ICLS.
  • Who are the 11 year old drinkers? Yvonne Kelly, Professor of Epidemiology and ICLS Associate Director.
  • Diet quality and the factors that influence nutrient intake in teenage girls. Laura Weston (NatCen Social Research) (Principal Investigator) & Eva Almiron-Roig (Nutrition Surveys and Studies Group, MRC HNR).
  • Stress resilience and inflammation in adolescence predict poor mental and physical health in middle-aged men. Scott Montgomery, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, ICLS, Orebro University Hospital and  Karolinska Institute, SwedenTranscripts  are available. Please see ICLS Occasional Papers

Registered participants include representatives from:

Dept. of Health; Kids Company; Hackney Council; Best Beginnings; Hampshire County Council ; City of York Council; Public Health Lewisham; APPG Fit and Healthy Childhood, PHE; and Gloucestershire County Council.

Free: RSVP essential (indicating any special needs). Venue details will be available on registration. Nearest underground stations: Euston Square Street and Warren Street. For Government, business and third sector policy makers.