Dr George Ploubidis
Honorary Senior Lecturer
George received his PHD with distinction from the University of Athens in 2004. He was a postdoctoral research associate at the department of psychiatry of the University of Cambridge until 2007, when he joined the Department of Population Studies. In April 2009 George received a Medical Research Council fellowship in Population Health Science.
George is co-organiser (with Emily Webb and Phil Edwards) of the Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health (STEPH) module.
Term 1 Teaching: STEPH
Term 2 Teaching: Research Design and Analysis, Social Epidemiology
Short course in Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modelling:
George's work is focused Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE on understanding the underlying mechanism through which social and structural determinants influence population health. He is currently co-director of the PATHWAYS research project, a node of the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM)
A secondary focus involves the use of latent variable models in the development of reliable population health metrics and typologies, as well as the evaluation of existing measurement tools for population based surveys.