Senior Investigator Profile

First NameCarol
Award StatusTerm 2
Current PostProfessor of Public Health Medicine and Director, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge
DepartmentPublic Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge
Telephone01223 330334
InstitutionDepartment of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge
NHS TrustNHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG
Region NameEast of England
Primary Research FieldPublic Health - Health Care Sciences & Services
Secondary Research FieldPublic Health - Ageing
BiographyCarol Brayne is Professor of Public Health Medicine in Department of Public Health and Primary Care in the University of Cambridge. She is a medically qualified epidemiologist and public health academic. She graduated in medicine from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London and went on to train in general medicine. After gaining membership she moved on to training in epidemiology with a Training Fellowship with the Medical Research Council. The research area for this Fellowship was ageing and dementia. Since the mid eighties her main research area has been longitudinal studies of older people following changes over time in cognition, dementia natural history and associated features with a public health perspective. She is lead principal investigator in the group of MRC CFA Studies which have informed and will continue to inform national policy and scientific understanding of dementia in whole populations. She was responsible for training programmes in epidemiology and public health for under and postgraduates for over 10 years. She is Director of the Cambridge Institute of Public Health at the University of Cambridge.

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