Mark S. Pearce

Newcastle University, United Kingdom


Mark S. Pearce received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. He is a Reader at the Lifecourse Epidemiology within the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. His research interests are centred within the field of aetiological epidemiology. Within this, he is interested in two primary research fields: lifecourse influences on health and behaviour and the effects of medical radiation exposures on health. He is the Director of the Newcastle Thousand Families Study, a Coinvestigator on two other birth cohorts based at Newcastle University, the Gateshead Millennium Study, and the Newcastle Preterm Birth Cohort, and a Collaborator with the Australian Aboriginal Birth Cohort. As part of this, he is also investigating factors that influence health behaviors, such as physical activity. He also leads a program of researches about the potential risks associated with medical radiation exposures in young people.

Biography Updated on 17 December 2013

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