Prof. Martin Bobak, MD, MSc, PhD (UK)

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Professor of Epidemiology, University College London, School of Life and Medical Sciences, UK

Martin Bobak is professor of epidemiology at University College London. His research focuses on determinants of health in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, with a broad interest in the effects on health of societal, socioeconomic, psychosocial, behavioural and environmental factors.

At present, Prof Bobak conducts, with colleagues in Russia, Poland, Czech Republic and Lithuania, a large multi-centre longitudinal study (the HAPIEE project) on the influences of social, economic and psychosocial factors, nutrition and hazardous alcohol consumption on cardiovascular disease, other chronic conditions and age-related outcomes during societal transition. With the HAPIEE project, Prof Bobak participates in a large consortium investigating determinants of ageing-related conditions in European and North American populations.