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Name Professor Debbie Lawlor
Job title Professor of Epidemiology
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 MSc(Lond), MBChB, PhD(Bristol), MPH(Leeds), MRCGP, MFPHM
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies British Medical Association, Faculty Public Health, Genetics Society, International Epidemiology Association, Society of Social Medicine.
Keywords life course epidemiology
genetic epidemiology
cardiovascular disease
insulin resistance
statistical methods
Areas of expertise My main areas of expertise are in the life course and genetic epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance and diabetes. I have a medical background, two MSc (one in Public Health and one in Statistics) and a PhD in epidemiology. I enjoy explaining what research results in the areas of diabetes and heart disease mean to members of the public and using all forms of the media to effectively promote public health messages.
Languages (other than English)
Portuguese spoken    written
Media experience I have provided numerous radio and television interviews mainly concerned with results from my own research and have also written a number of press releases.