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Kiran Nanchahal

Associate Professor

Room
T/216

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

Tel.
020 7927 2096

After receiving a BA in Biology and Computer Science from York, I completed an MSc in Neurophysiological Basis of Behaviour at City of London Polytechnic, followed by the MSc in Medical Statistics at LSHTM. I have worked at the school since 1996.

Affiliations

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

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Global Non-Communicable Diseases

Teaching

I am one of six Course Directors for MSc Public Health and generally teach on the Basic Statistics for PHP, Basic Epidemiology and Health Promotion modules with occasional lectures for other modules. I have also provided courses in Medical Statistics at SANCD and PHFI in India.

Research

My research interests include measuring neighbourhood spatial context for older individuals in the UK, weight mangement in primary care, contribution of general practice to health improvement, social and environmental determinants of health, behaviour change, development and evaluationn of complex interventions, ethnicity and health, cardiovascular epidemiology and alcohol consumption and health.

Research Area
Clinical trials
Complex interventions
Health promotion
Primary care
Public health
Social and structural determinants of health
Behaviour change
Capacity strengthening
Mixed methods
Physical activity
Discipline
Epidemiology
Statistics
Education
Disease and Health Conditions
Cardiovascular disease
Non-communicable diseases
Obesity
Country
United Kingdom
India

Selected Publications

A pragmatic randomised controlled trial in primary care of the Camden Weight Loss (CAMWEL) programme.
Nanchahal, K.; Power, T.; Holdsworth, E.; Hession, M.; Sorhaindo, A.; Griffiths, U.; Townsend, J.; Thorogood, N.; Haslam, D.; Kessel, A.; Ebrahim, S.; Kenward, M.; Haines, A.;
BMJ Open
Weight-management interventions in primary care: a pilot randomised controlled trial.
Nanchahal, K. ; Townsend, J. ; Letley, L. ; Haslam, D. ; Wellings, K. ; Haines, A. ;
Br J Gen Pract
Suicide rates in people of South Asian origin in England and Wales: 1993-2003
McKenzie, K.; Bhui, K.; Nanchahal, K.; Blizard, B.
British Journal of Psychiatry
Coronary heart disease risk in men and the epidemic of overweight and obesity.
Nanchahal, K.; Morris, J.N.; Sullivan, L.M.; Wilson, P.W.;
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord
Sexual behaviour in Britain: early heterosexual experience
Wellings, K.; Nanchahal, K.; MacDowall, W.; McManus, S.; Erens, B.; Mercer, C. H.; Johnson, A. M.; Copas, A. J.; Korovessis, C.; Fenton, F. A.; Field, J.
Lancet
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