Dr Adam Briggs
MA, BM, BCh, MSc, MRCP, MFPH
Adam is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow studying for a DPhil jointly supervised by the BHF CPNP and the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC), he is also an honorary Specialty Registrar in Public Health at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. His DPhil aims to model the cost-effectiveness of different public health policies affecting diet and physical activity. His ongoing research interests include in the interactions between nutrition, health, and sustainability, and the role of fiscal interventions in changing eating habits. He is also an expert collaborator for the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2013 (GBD 2013).
He studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University and then moved to Oxford University to study Medicine. He has an MSc in Global Health from Oxford University and worked in London and America before returning to Oxford to pursue a career in Public Health. He is a Junior Research Fellow in clinical medicine at Lady Margaret Hall, and he teaches on the medical student public health course and the MSc in Global Health Science.
A health impact assessment of the UK soft drinks industry levy: a comparative risk assessment modelling study
Briggs ADM. et al, (2016), The Lancet Public Health
Econometric and comparative risk assessment scenario modelling of the proposed UK sugary drink tax on health
Briggs ADM. et al, (2016), The Lancet, 388, S10 - S10
Assessing the external validity of model-based estimates of the incidence of heart attack in England: a modelling study.
Scarborough P. et al, (2016), BMC Public Health, 16
Modelling in Public Health
Briggs ADM. et al, (2016), Public Health Intelligence Issues of Measure and Method, 67 - 90
The distributional and nutritional impacts and mitigation potential of emission-based food taxes in the UK
Kehlbacher A. et al, (2016), Climatic Change: an interdisciplinary, international journal devoted to the description, causes and implications of climatic change