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Matthew Prina, PhD

Reader in Epidemiology/Head of Social Epidemiology Research Group at King's College London

Location: London United Kingdom

Dr. Matthew Prina is an epidemiologist, head of Social Epidemiology Research Group, and a Circle-U chair in Global Health. He initially studied at the University of Glasgow, and then moved to Cambridge University to complete an MPhil and a PhD in public health. Dr. Prina joined King’s College London in 2013 as an MRC fellow to investigate at the relationship between frailty and common mental disorders. His research focuses on aging, mental health and lifecourse epidemiology. He is also interested in systematic evidence synthesis, observational studies and cross-country epidemiological comparisons. He has been working with the 10/66 Dementia Research Group since 2008, also co-leading a large data harmonization project to characterize healthy aging trajectories and their determinants (ATHLOS). Dr. Prina is very passionate about education, and he supervises several MSc and PhD students and has been involved in several capacity building projects for early career researchers.

Associated Grants

  • Studying the Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease in Latin America: Learning from Underrepresented Populations


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