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My main research interests are the health impacts of climate change and environmental pollution. I am a member of the Centre for Global Change and Health.
I am organizer of the Environmental Epidemiology teaching module, and Stream Adviser and tutor for the Environmental and Health stream of the MSc in Public Health.
Current research funding:
Air pollution and weather-related health impacts: methodological study based on spatio-temporally disaggregated multi-pollutant models. Natural Environment Research Council. NE/I007938/1. Jan 2011-Dec 2014
Traffic Pollution and Health in London.Natural Environment Research Council. NE/I008039/1. Led by F Kelly, KCL. Jan 2011-
The near-term health impacts of sectoral policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in high- and low-income settings.Academy of Medical sciences, Department of Health (National Institute for Health Research), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), US National Institute for Environmental Health Research (NIEHS), Royal College of Physicians, The Wellcome Trust. Led by Andy Haines. Feb2009 to March 2010.
‘On the buses’: evaluating the impact of introducing free bus travel for young people on the public health.NIHR Public Health Research Programme. Led by Judy Green, HSRU. March 2010 to August 2012.
Is the built environment associated with physical activity? A feasibility study for the Four Hundred Area Study (FAST).Wellcome Trust. (086895) Jan 2010- June 2011. Collaboration with Melvyn Hillsdon, University of Exeter.
Statistical methods for investigating and controlling for weather-health dependency. Medical Research Council (G0707030) June 2008 to May 2010. Led by Ben Armstrong.
Effects of air pollution on cardiovascular disease outcomes. Dept of Health.(DOH-NIHR-CCF OO20028) 30 months from 1 April 2009. With Shakoor Hajat.
A study of the concentration-response relationship for the effects of ozone on health. (PR-AP-1107-11032) April 2009-March 2011.Collaborative study with St George’s, University of London.
Oxidative potential of particulate matter and risk of cardiovascular disease: a hybrid toxico-epidemiological study.Dept of Health.(PR-AP-1107-10008)Jan 2009 – 31 August 2010 Collaborative study with King’s College London.
The long-term health effects of flooding in England and Wales.Environment Agency-Health Protection Agency (collaborative agreement).1 July 2008 to 30 Mar 2009.
An INTegrated fRAmeWork for Improving Sustainability of the indoor Environment (INTRAWISE) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research CouncilJuly 2007 to June 2010. Collaboration with UCL and Universities of Manchester and Sheffield.
- Climate change
- Environmental Health
- Public health
- GIS/Spatial analysis
Disease and Health Conditions
- Cardiovascular disease
- Chronic disease
- Respiratory disease
- European Union
- Czech Republic
- United Kingdom
Air pollution and activation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in london.
Anderson, H.R.; Armstrong, B.; Hajat, S.; Harrison, R.; Monk, V.; Poloniecki, J.; Timmis, A.; Wilkinson, P.;
Epidemiology, 2010; 21(3):405-13
Short term effects of temperature on risk of myocardial infarction in England and Wales: time series regression analysis of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) registry.
Bhaskaran, K.; Hajat, S.; Haines, A.; Herrett, E.; Wilkinson, P.; Smeeth, L.;
BMJ, 2010; 341:c3823
Ozone, heat and mortality: acute effects in 15 British conurbations.
Pattenden, S.; Armstrong, B.; Milojevic, A.; Heal, M.R.; Chalabi, Z.; Doherty, R.; Barratt, B.; Kovats, R.S.; Wilkinson, P.;
Occup Environ Med, 2010; 67(10):699-707
An approach for estimating the health effects of changes over time in air pollution: an illustration using cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in London.
Tonne, C.; Beevers, S.; Kelly, F.; Jarup, L.; Wilkinson, P.; Armstrong, B.G.;
Occup Environ Med, 2009; 67(6):422-7
Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: household energy.
Wilkinson, P.; Smith, K.R.; Davies, M.; Adair, H.; Armstrong, B.G.; Barrett, M.; Bruce, N.; Haines, A.; Hamilton, I.; Oreszczyn, T.; Ridley, I.; Tonne, C.; Chalabi, Z.;
Lancet, 2009; 374(9705):1917-29
Health and Climate Change 3 Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: low-carbon electricity generation
Markandya, A.; Armstrong, B.G.; Hales, S.; Chiabai, A.; Criqui, P.; Mima, S.; Tonne, C.; Wilkinson, P.
Lancet, 2009; 374(9706):2006-2015
Air pollution and mortality benefits of the London Congestion Charge: spatial and socioeconomic inequalities
Tonne, C.; Beevers, S.; Armstrong, B.; Kelly, F.; Wilkinson, P.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2008; 65(9):620-7
International study of temperature, heat and urban mortality: the 'ISOTHURM' project
McMichael, A.J.; Wilkinson, P.; Kovats, R.S.; Pattenden, S.; Hajat, S.; Armstrong, B.; Vajanapoom, N.; Niciu, E.M.; Mahomed, H.; Kingkeow, C.; Kosnik, M.; O'Neill, M.S.; Romieu, I.; Ramirez-Aguilar, M.; Barreto, M.L.; Gouveia, N.; Nikiforov, B.
International Journal of Epidemiology, 2008; 3:3
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