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- Senior Research Associate
- Epidemiology & Public Health
- Institute of Epidemiology & Health
- Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Gareth Hagger-Johnson's research falls between epidemiology, quantitative psychology and statistics. He studies how health behaviours and individual differences influence health, disease and employment patterns over the life course. He has worked on data from several large cohort studies including the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s (ACONF), Health and Lifestyle Survey (HALS), Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 (LBC1936), Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) and Whitehall II. He is also interested in the causes and consequences of data linkage errors in administrative hospital data.
Gareth is on the editorial board of three journals:
Journal of Behavioral Medicine
Psychology & Sexuality
Gareth is author/co-author of three books:
Gareth delivers lectures and tutorials on prospective cohort studies in epidemiology, principal components and factor analysis, and introductory health statistics.