Reneé Pereyra-Elías graduated in medicine from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Lima, Peru (Academic excellence award). He completed an MSc in epidemiologic research (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru) and an MSc in social epidemiology (University College London, UK). Reneé has a special interest in studying and reducing health inequalities. He has worked as a primary care physician in Lima and as a lecturer in the School of Medicine at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas.
Reneé joined the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit for his DPhil in October 2019. His research focuses on investigating the association between breastfeeding duration and educational outcomes in children, controlling for the confounding effect of socioeconomic position.
Disparities in scientific research activity between doctors and nurses working in the Peruvian health care system: Analysis of a nationally representative sample.
Vergara-Mejía A. et al, (2022), PLoS One, 17
To what extent does confounding explain the association between breastfeeding duration and cognitive development up to age 14? Findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study.
Pereyra-Elías R. et al, (2022), PLoS One, 17
ASSOCIATION BETWEEN BREASTFEEDING DURATION AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT UP TO AGE 14 AMONG CHILDREN FROM THE UK MILLENNIUM COHORT STUDY
Pereyra-Elias R. et al, (2021), JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 75, A44 - A45
Association between a vegetarian diet and emotional symptoms: a cross-sectional study among adolescents in four developing countries
Santivañez-Romani A. et al, (2021), International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 33
Maternal depressive symptoms are not associated with child anaemia: A cross-sectional population study in Peru, 2015.
Alarcón-Guevara S. et al, (2020), Child Care Health Dev