MSc MD FRCP FFOM
Reader in Occupational Medicine
After junior medical posts in general and respiratory medicine, Dr Venables was a Clinical Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute before moving to the University of Oxford. She has a longstanding interest in the epidemiology and prevention of occupational asthma.
Most recently, she ran an epidemiological research project on mortality and cancer incidence in c 40,000 military veterans in relation to chemical warfare agent trials at Porton Down, and an evaluative research project on occupational health provision for university staff.
Dr Venables chaired the organising committee for the 22nd International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health, held in Oxford in September, 2011; has served on WHO, DH, HSE, NIOSH and other national and international advisory groups; and is the Chief Examiner for Research Methods for the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians. She has edited "Current topics in occupational epidemiology (2013)".
Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology
Venables KM., (2013), i - 264
Investigating outbreaks of occupational asthma
Venables KM., (2013), Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology, 142 - 155
22nd International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health - EPICOH 2011 - September 7–9, 2011, Oxford, UK
Venables KM., (2011), Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 68, 1 - 138
Cancer morbidity in British military veterans included in chemical warfare agent experiments at Porton Down: cohort study.
Carpenter LM. et al, (2009), BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 338
Acute response to exposure to sarin in veterans tested at Porton Down
Keegan T. et al, (2009), Epidemiology, 20, S231 - S231