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Dr Ai Milojevic

BA MMG PhD

Assistant Professor
in Epidemiology

Room
Room 229

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Tel.
020 7927 2054

Dr Milojevic is an environmental epidemiologist with background of GIS and spatial analysis. She completed PhD on geo-spatial methods for assessing environmental impact on health and received academic and research training of epidemiology at Keio University School of Medicine in Japan and at LSHTM in UK as a Post-Doc research fellow funded by Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Since she joined LSHTM as a staff in 2009, she has been involved in varieties of epidemiological researches on air pollution, temperature and flooding. 

  

Affiliations

Department of Social and Environmental Health Research
Faculty of Public Health and Policy

Teaching

Dr Milojevic is module organiser of Environmental Epidemiology (PHM205) for the MSc Public Health by Distant Learning course and also responsible for lecture and practical sessions on GIS in Environmental Epidemiology module for the MSc Public Health in-house (London-based) course.  She is a tutor for the in-house MSc in Public Health and supervises Research Degree students.

Research

Dr Milojevic’s research builds on geo-spatial approaches to model health impact of environmental change. She has a broad range of research interests covering substantive analyses on air pollution, weather (including heat, cold, heavy rainfall and flooding) and urban housing environment (indoor temperature, dampness/mould) as well as methodological issues on geo-spatial linkage, overlaying multiple layers (vs. collinearity) and spatial non-stationarity of the fitted model.

She had been involved in EuroHEAT (coordinated by WHO Regional Office for Europe and co-funded by EC DG SANCO), LUCID (The Development of a Local Urban Climate Model and its Application to the Intelligent Design of Cities, funded by ESPRC), AWESOME (Air pollution and weather-related health impacts: methodological study based on spatio-temporally disaggregated multi-pollutant models, funded by NERC), and the Home Energy Efficiency Interventions and Winter Deaths (funded by NIHR PHR). She is currently research associate responsible for geographical methods theme in ADRC-E (Administrative Data Research Centre for England, funded by ESRC). She is also a member of the Analysis Committee of Health Impact of PM2.5 appointed by Ministry of Environment in Japan.

Research Area
Child health
Climate change
Environment
Health impact analysis
Health inequalities
Maternal health
Public health
Risk
Environmental Health
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Housing
Natural disasters
Physical activity
Spatial analysis
Discipline
Epidemiology
GIS/Spatial analysis
Disease and Health Conditions
Cardiovascular disease
Mental health
Asthma
Non-communicable diseases
Respiratory disease
Country
Bangladesh
China
United Kingdom
Japan
Region
East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)
European Union
World

Selected Publications

Methods to Estimate Acclimatization to the Urban Heat Island Effects on Heat- and Cold-Related Mortality.
Milojevic, A.; Armstrong, B.G.; Gasparrini, A.; Bohnenstengel, S.I.; Barratt, B.; Wilkinson, P.;
Environ Health Perspect
Myocardial infarction, ST-elevation and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction and modelled daily pollution concentrations: a case-crossover analysis of MINAP data.
Butland, B.K. ; Atkinson, R.W. ; Milojevic, A. ; Heal, M.R. ; Doherty, R.M. ; Armstrong, B.G. ; MacKenzie, I.A. ; Vieno, M. ; Lin, C. ; Wilkinson, P. ;
Open Heart
Population displacement after the 2007 floods in Kingston-upon-Hull, England
Milojevic, A.; Kovats, S.; Leonardi, G.; Murray, V.; Nye, M.; Wilkinson, P.
Journal of Flood Risk Management
Health effects of flooding in rural bangladesh.
Milojevic, A. ; Armstrong, B. ; Hashizume, M. ; McAllister, K. ; Faruque, A. ; Yunus, M. ; Kim Streatfield, P. ; Moji, K. ; Wilkinson, P. ;
Epidemiology
Association of mortality with high temperatures in a temperate climate: England and Wales
Armstrong, B.G.; Chalabi, Z.; Fenn, B.; Hajat, S.; Kovats, S.; Milojevic, A.; Wilkinson, P.;
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Long-term effects of flooding on mortality in England and Wales, 1994-2005: controlled interrupted time-series analysis.
Milojevic, A. ; Armstrong, B. ; Kovats, S. ; Butler, B. ; Hayes, E. ; Leonardi, G. ; Murray, V. ; Wilkinson, P. ;
Environ Health
Volcanic sulfur dioxide and acute respiratory symptoms on Miyakejima island.
Ishigami, A.; Kikuchi, Y.; Iwasawa, S.; Nishiwaki, Y.; Takebayashi, T.; Tanaka, S.; Omae, K.;
Occup Environ Med
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