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Abstract

Hazel is deputy director of the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology unit and
professor of statistical epidemiology at the University of Southampton.

Since 1998, she has run the Southampton Women’s Survey (SWS). This is an unusual cohort study in which women were recruited when not pregnant, those who subsequently became pregnant were followed through their pregnancy, and the children are being followed up; the 17-19 year follow-up is currently being piloted. The SWS has provided information leading her to work with others on a range of interventions before and during pregnancy to improve children’s health and development.

Prior to working in Southampton, Hazel was at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine from 1979-1986 and then at the MRC Laboratories in The Gambia from 1986-1991. Throughout her career, she has worked mainly on large cohort and intervention studies.

Forthcoming events

Methodological Issues in Nutritional Epidemiology and the Assessment of Preventable Mortality

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2pm to 3pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Mini-Symposium: Large prospective studies of diet and health: research in the Nuffield Department of Population Health

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3.30pm to 5pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Ethox/WEH Seminar - Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Tanzania: Understanding ethical, social and resource based implications

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Oxford-Peking University Joint Symposium on Precision Medicine

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 10am to 6pm @ Seminar rooms, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

CKB Workshop - Infections, immunity and cancer: aetiology and beyond

Friday, 20 September 2019, 1pm to 5pm @ Seminar rooms, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF