Dr Jennifer Carter
BA, MRes, PhD, SFHEA
Associate Course Director, MSc Global Health Science and Epidemiology, Senior Research Fellow, CTSU
As an Associate Course Director, Jennifer assists with curriculum development and pedagogical leadership for the MSc in Global Health Science & Epidemiology. She provides lectures, tutorials and assessments as a module lead for both the Statistics and Epidemiology modules on this course. She also coordinates the Summer Lecture Series, short courses in epidemiology and statistics, and is the director of the Oxford Research Introduction programme (OxREIN).
As a Senior Research Fellow, Jennifer’s current research examines the measurement and influence of adiposity, dietary intake and other vascular risk factors with the risk of cardiovascular disease in large, prospective studies around the globe. She is currently a research member of the common room for Kellogg College.
Before coming to Oxford, Jennifer completed a Master of Research (MRes) degree in Psychology at the University of Manchester, and a PhD in Epidemiology at King’s College London. Her previous research examined psychosocial influences on the development of socioeconomic inequalities in mental and physical health across the life course.
In 2017, Jennifer won the Medical Sciences Division Early Career Teaching Excellence Award. She also won 'Most Acclaimed Lecturer of the Year' in 2018 for the Oxford Student Union student-led teaching awards. In 2021, she was awarded the “Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy” (SFHEA) title for her leadership in the promotion of teaching excellence.
Associations between saturated fatty acids from different dietary sources and cardiovascular disease risk in 114,285 UK Biobank study participants
Kelly RK. et al, (2021), EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 42, 2418 - 2418
Effects of Within-Person Variability in Spot Urinary Sodium Measurements on Associations With Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Disease.
Re F. et al, (2021), Hypertension
Medical Research Council Hot Topic workshop report: Planning a UK Nutrition and Healthy Life Expectancy Trial
Carter J. et al, (2021), Nutrition Bulletin, 46, 395 - 408
Associations Between Macronutrients From Different Dietary Sources and Serum Lipids in 24 639 UK Biobank Study Participants.
Kelly RK. et al, (2021), Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 41, 2190 - 2200
Correction to: Describing a new food group classification system for UK biobank: analysis of food groups and sources of macro- and micronutrients in 208,200 participants.
Piernas C. et al, (2021), Eur J Nutr
Associations between dietary patterns and the incidence of total and fatal cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in 116,806 individuals from the UK Biobank: a prospective cohort study.
Gao M. et al, (2021), BMC Med, 19
Associations of Skeletal Muscle Mass and Fat Mass With Incident Cardiovascular Disease and All-Cause Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study of UK Biobank Participants.
Knowles R. et al, (2021), J Am Heart Assoc