AddressUCL Department of Behavioural Science and Health
1-19 Torrington Place
Behavioural Science and Health
Institute of Epidemiology & Health
mental health and well-being, healthy ageing and observational methodology.
Doctor of Philosophy
Epidemiology and Public Health
|University College London|
Master of Science
|Institute of Psychiatry|
Bachelor of Science
Dorina Cadar is a Research Fellow working with Professor Andrew Steptoe and an international multidisciplinary team on an NIA funded project to develop the within the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.
She is the Principal Investigator of the ESRC funded project "Social determinants of dementia in the UK and Japan".
Previously she worked at MRC Lifelong Health and Ageing as a Career Development Fellow funded by the Medical Research Council and Alzheimer Society, investigating the role of education on cognitive decline.
Dorina is the Comms Officer of the Society of Social Medicine (SSM), Past-Chair of the SSM ECR Subcommittee, member of the UCL Early Career Network and founder of the Public Engagement Project “Use it, don’t lose it!”.
She graduated with a PhD in Epidemiology from University College London (2013), a Postgraduate Certificate (Distinction) in Cognitive Ageing Research Methods from University of Edinburgh (2013), an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience from Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London (2009) and a BSc in Psychology (Hons) from Birkbeck College, University of London (2008).
Dorina is Associate Editor at BMC Psychiatry and Brain Sciences, a member of Alzheimer’s Society, Royal Society for Medicine, Society for Social Medicine and Population Health, British Society of Gerontology and Gerontological Society of America.