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.
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
CARTER J., (2021), BMC Medicine
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
Joint Associations Between Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference With Atrial Fibrillation in Men and Women.
Poorthuis MHF. et al, (2021), J Am Heart Assoc
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
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
Effects of within-person variability in spot urinary sodium measurements on the associations with blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease in 0.5 Million adults in UK Biobank
Carter J. et al, (2020), EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 41, 2857 - 2857