Dr Snehal Pinto Pereira
Lecturer in Population Health and Applied Statistics
UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences
Dr Snehal Pinto Pereira is a Lecturer in Population Health and Applied Statistics in the UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science. She hold a 5 year Medical Research Council award that will investigate the impact of the changing burden of obesity across generations on physical functioning, and identifying whether behaviours, such as physical activity, mediate these relationships. She has a particular interest in physical activity research in a life course context, including both the determinants and consequences of physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Her research is underpinned by a strong methodological foundation that aims to make the best use of existing data resources and addresses public health needs with impact on national policy and practice. She has co-authored four reports for the UK Government Department of Health and Social Care and her work has been cited by both governmental and charity organisations. She is committed to knowledge transfer and passionate about widely disseminating her findings, regularly publishing blogposts and podcasts discussing her work.