Associate Professor Sarah Lewington
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- Adiposity and chronic kidney disease: observations from UK Biobank (UKB) and Study of Heart and Renal Protection (SHARP) Research Group
- Female reproductive history and risks of cancer and cardiovascular diseases in a prospective cohort study of 300,000 Chinese women Research Group
- Prospective Study of 500,000 adults in Chennai, India Research Group
- PSC Research Group
- The Trivandrum Tobacco Study Research Group
- The Cuba Prospective Study Research Group
- The Russia Retrospective and Prospective Studies Research Group
- Statistics Research Group
- Mexico City Prospective Study Research Group
BSc, MSc, DPhil
Associate Professor of Statistical Epidemiology, Director of Graduate Studies (Taught courses)
- MRC PHRU Programme Leader
- Research Fellow, Green Templeton College
Sarah Lewington is one of the Scientific Directors for the MSc in Global Health Science, with responsibility for the planning, development, delivery and management of all aspects of the fully revised MSc degree course. Sarah graduated in Mathematics and Statistics from Leicester University in 1988 and spent 5 years working as a medical statistician in the pharmaceutical industry before returning to university to study for an MSc in Applied Statistics at Southampton University. She came to Oxford University to co-ordinate the Prospective Studies Collaboration in 1995 and gained her DPhil in Epidemiology in 1999. Sarah’s main research interest is in major risk factors for premature adult mortality, with a particular focus on tobacco, alcohol, blood pressure and obesity, and is the Oxford-based principal investigator for studies conducted in Russia, Cuba and India. She leads a team of epidemiologists, statisticians and statistical programmers that forms the CTSU’s Population Studies Group and is the MRC Progamme Leader Track, Statistical Epidemiology.
Association of Random Plasma Glucose Levels With the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Among Chinese Adults Without Known Diabetes.
Bragg F. et al, (2016), JAMA Cardiol, 1, 813 - 823
Uncontrolled Hypertension and Risk of Cardiovascular Mortality in China-Reply.
Lewington S. et al, (2016), JAMA Intern Med, 176
Extreme Cardiac and Renal Mortality From Diabetes: 12-Year Blood-Based Prospective Study of 150,000 Mexican Adults
Alegre-Díaz J. et al, (2016)
The Burden of Hypertension and Associated Risk for Cardiovascular Mortality in China.
Lewington S. et al, (2016), JAMA Intern Med, 176, 524 - 532
Epidemiology of Atherosclerosis and the Potential to Reduce the Global Burden of Atherothrombotic Disease.
Herrington W. et al, (2016), Circ Res, 118, 535 - 546