The Team

The ENABLE London study is led by an experienced research team at St. George's, University of London, which include epidemiologists, medical health professionals and statisticians.

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The ENABLE London study is led by:

Professor Christopher Owen, Professor of Epidemiology

Christopher Owen is a Professor of Epidemiology at St George's, University of London, and is the Principal Investigator of the ENABLE London Study. His recent work has focussed on measuring physical activity and fitness and understanding their determinants. 

The ENABLE London Research Team are:

Ms Bina Ram, Project Manager

Bina is responsible for the overall management of the study, including data collection. She has expertise in managing large-scale research studies, and conducting interviews and assessments with families and with children.

Dr Claire Nightingale, Statistician

Claire is a Lecturer in Medical Statistics. She has an interest in physical activity and adiposity and their determinants.

Elizabeth (Liz) Limb, Statistician

Liz is a Senior Research Fellow in Medical Statistics/Epidemiology. She has expertise in analysing longitudinal data, in particular, change in physical activity.

Data and Clerical support

Cathy McKay is responsible for managing data returns, downloading and processing the activity monitors.

Fieldwork Researchers

Aine Hogan and Katrin Peuker are the field researchers primarily involved with data collection. All fieldworkers are fully trained in conducting interviews and assessments with families and children. 

Investigators who provide principal expertise to the study:

Professor Derek Cook, Professor of Epidemiology, St George's, University of London

Professor Alicja Rudnicka, Reader in Medical Statistics, St George’s, University of London

Professor Peter Whincup, Professor of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, St George's, University of London

We are also working in collaboration with professionals nationally and internationally:

Professor Billie Giles-Corti, Professor of Health Promotion, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Professor Ashley Cooper, Professor of Physical Activity & Public Health, University of Bristol

Professor Angie Page, Professor of Physical Activity and Public Health, University of Bristol

Dr Ann Ellaway, Programme Leader, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow

Professor Steven Cummins, Professor of Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Dr Dan Lewis, Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine