Kate Pickett

Trained in biological anthropology at Cambridge, nutritional sciences at Cornell and epidemiology at UC-Berkeley, Kate Pickett is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of York, where she also leads the PhD programme in Health Sciences.

Kate's research focuses on the social determinants of health, particularly the influences of such factors as income inequality, social class, neighborhood context and ethnic density on such varied outcomes as mortality and morbidity, teenage birth, violent crime, obesity, social mobility and health-related behaviors.