Dr Hubert Lam
BSc MPhil PhD
Associate Professor; Associate Course Director, MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology
Hubert Lam is the Associate Course Director for the MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the Born in Guangzhou Cohort Study Department, Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center. Hubert studied Biochemistry and Medical Sciences before gaining a PhD in Epidemiology. He was a lecturer in environmental and occupational epidemiology at the University of Birmingham prior to joining Oxford in 2015.
Hubert is a member of the Prospective Studies Group that uses large scale observational studies in diverse populations to understand the main determinants of major non-communicable diseases. He is also contributing to the development and application of new technology in enhancing environmental exposure assessment to help better quantification of health burdens within the China Kadoorie Biobank.
As Associate Course Director, Hubert is responsible for the oversight of the course delivery and its ongoing development. He is also a module lead, lecturer, and tutor for the Principles of Epidemiology module. He has supervised a number of students on various topics at Master’s and Doctorate levels.
The prevalence of psychological consequences of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
Arora T. et al, (2020), Journal of Health Psychology
The effects of air pollution upon public health
CHAN KH. et al, (2020), Environmental Pollutant Exposures and Public Health
Trends in urban/rural inequalities in physical growth among Chinese children over three decades of urbanization in Guangzhou: 1985-2015.
Hu Y. et al, (2020), BMC Public Health, 20
Perceived risk and protection from infection and depressive symptoms among healthcare workers in Mainland China and Hong Kong during COVID-19
Lam SC. et al, (2020), Frontiers in Psychiatry
Monitoring respiratory infections in covid-19 epidemics.
Chan KH. et al, (2020), BMJ, 369