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Name Dr Pete Blair
Job title Reader in Medical Statistics
Department Bristol Medical School (PHS) University of Bristol
Contact details This expert can be contacted via the University of Bristol Public Relations Office.

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Qualifications BSc(Hons), MSc(Leic), PhD(Bristol)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies The international Society for the Study and Prevention of Infant Death (ISPID)
Executive Board Member
Keywords Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
cot death
epidemiology of SIDS
risk factors associated with SIDS
Areas of expertise My research expertise is in the field of SIDS. In particular the investigation of background characteristics and risk factors linked with SIDS families and infants.

My publications focus on factors within the infant sleep environment, such as how the infant is positioned, thermal stress, infant bedding, the use of dummies and issues surrounding co-sleeping, as well as associations with infant vulnerability at birth, parental smoking and immunisation.
Media experience A couple of radio interviews over the phone and one in the studio.