Dr Jennifer Carter
BA, MRes, PhD
Associate Course Director, MSc Global Health Science and Epidemiology, Senior Research Fellow, CTSU
Jennifer joined Oxford as a teaching and research fellow in epidemiology and statistics in 2014. As an Associate Course Director, she assists with the curriculum development and pedagogical leadership for the MSc in Global Health Science & Epidemiology course. She has also worked as module lead for both the Statistics and Epidemiology modules on this course; providing lectures, tutorials and assessments; and she coordinates the Summer Lecture Series and a short course in Epidemiology.
Her 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.
Alcohol consumption and cause-specific mortality in Cuba: prospective study of 120 623 adults
Rojas NA. et al, (2020), EClinicalMedicine
Genetic, lifestyle, and health-related characteristics of adults without celiac disease who follow a gluten-free diet: a population-based study of 124,447 participants.
Littlejohns TJ. et al, (2020), Am J Clin Nutr
Sex-Specific Associations of Vascular Risk Factors With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Findings From 1.5 Million Women and 0.8 Million Men in the United States and United Kingdom.
Carter JL. et al, (2020), J Am Heart Assoc, 9
Associations between dietary macronutrients and blood lipids in the UK Biobank study
Kelly RK. et al, (2020), Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
Opposite Associations of Aortic Aneurysm With Blood Glucose and With Diabetes Mellitus.
Morris DR. et al, (2019), Circulation, 140, 264 - 266
The roles of non-cognitive and cognitive skills in the life course development of adult health inequalities
Carter JL. et al, (2019), Social Science & Medicine, 232, 190 - 198
Reproducibility of dietary intakes of macronutrients, specific food groups, and dietary patterns in 211 050 adults in the UK Biobank study.
Carter JL. et al, (2019), J Nutr Sci, 8