Associate Professor Claire Carson
BSc, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor in Epidemiology
- MRC Career Development Fellow
Claire Carson is an Associate Professor in Epidemiology, based in the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU). She has training in both quantitative and qualitative methods, and specialises in the analysis of observational and routine data. Her research interests include infertility and fertility treatment, preterm birth, and breastfeeding.
Claire joined the NPEU in 2008 to work on a project exploring health outcomes of children born after assisted reproductive technologies (ART) using data from the Millennium Cohort Study. She now holds an MRC Career Development Award to investigate the longer-term outcomes of fertility treatment in women and their children using record linkage. She is also a co-investigator in the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Maternal and Neonatal Health and Care, leading work on preconception health.
Prior to joining the University of Oxford, Claire was a Research Fellow at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where she also completed an MSc and then a PhD in Epidemiology. Claire supervises DPhil students, and enjoys teaching. She is a co-lead for the Maternal and Child Health module in the MSc Global Health Science & Epidemiology, and currently contributes to the Principles of Epidemiology and Statistics modules.
Migrants’ primary care utilisation before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in England: An interrupted time series analysis
Zhang C. et al, (2022), The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, 20, 100455 - 100455
Gestational age at birth and academic attainment in primary and secondary school in England: evidence from a national cohort study
QUIGLEY M. et al, (2022), To be confirmed
How women with obsessive compulsive disorder experience maternity care and mental health care during pregnancy and postpartum: A systematic literature review.
Burton HAL. et al, (2022), J Affect Disord, 314, 1 - 18
The association between conception history and subsequent postpartum depression and/or anxiety: Evidence from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink 1991-2013.
Tianyi FT. et al, (2022), J Affect Disord
To what extent does confounding explain the association between breastfeeding duration and cognitive development up to age 14? Findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study.
Pereyra-Elías R. et al, (2022), PLoS One, 17