Peymane Adab

Colleges, School and Institutes

Research interests

Chronic disease epidemiology

Specifically: a) Behavioural medicine, focusing on childhood obesity prevention

b) Epidemiology of COPD

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Birmingham

  • Master of Public Health, University of Birmingham

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Liverpool

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Peymané Adab’s research interests are twofold, including behavioural epidemiology (specifically childhood obesity prevention) and chronic disease epidemiology (focusing on the epidemiology of COPD). She holds major grants in these areas from the National Institute for Health Research and, in the past, from the Medical Research Council.

Professor Adab has successfully supervised five PhD students in the last few years, who have moved on to academic careers. She currently supervises four PhD students working in childhood obesity prevention and COPD epidemiology.

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