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Dr Andrew Sommerlad
B75
6th Floor, Maple House,
149 Tottenham Court Rd
London
W1W 7EJW1T 7NF
Tel: 020 7679 9248
Appointment
  • Clinical Training Fellow
  • Division of Psychiatry
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences
Research Themes
Research Summary

Social functioning and dementia:

  • Using cohort data from Whitehall II and Longitudinal Amsterdam Study of Aging to determine whether social disengagement is an early behavioural marker of cognitive decline.
  • Developing and testing the psychometric properties of a new measure for measuring social functioning in people with dementia.
  • Social engagement as a modifiable risk factor for dementia.

Teaching Summary

Current teaching commitments:
  • Current research in dementia and Advanced Treatment and Management of Dementia for UCL Mental Health Sciences Research MSc and Clinical Mental Health Sciences MSc
  • Critical Appraisal Skills and Royal College of Psychiatrists Membership examination preparation for Core Psychiatric Trainees, UCL
  • UCL Medical School

Appointments
01-MAY-2016 Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow Division of Psychiatry University College London, United Kingdom
01-AUG-2013 – 01-MAY-2016 Clinical Training Fellow Division of Psychiatry University College London, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2015 MSc Master of Science – Psychiatry University College London
2013 MRCPsych Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists – Psychiatry Royal College of Psychiatrists
2008 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery – Medicine University College London
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