Dr Ellen Flint BA MSc PhD

Assistant Professor in Population Health

About Ellen Flint

MRC Strategic Skills Fellow in Population Health Science


I have a broad interest in the social and spatial patterning of health and wellbeing with a methodological focus on longitudinal data analysis and multilevel modelling. I am a member of the Healthy Environments Research Programme (HERP), led by Professor Steven Cummins.





MSc Public Health: Statistics for Public Health.


My MRC Fellowship research explores the relationship between active commuting and cardiovascular disease in the UK using four large, longitudinal datasets: Understanding Society, the ONS Longitudial Study, UK Biobank and the ORiEL study.

Other current research interests include:

Research areas

  • Food
  • Health inequalities
  • Physical activity
  • Social and structural determinants of health
  • Statistical methods


  • Life-course epidemiology
  • Social Sciences

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Mental health
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Obesity


  • European Union
  • OECD members

Other interests

  • Analysis Of Longitudinal Data
  • Longitudinal analysis
  • Multilevel modelling
  • Psychological wellbeing
  • Unemployment
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