Professor Shantini Paranjothy
Professor Shantini Paranjothy

Professor Shantini Paranjothy

MBBCh, MSc Medical Statistics, PhD, FFPH

Clinical Chair in Public Health

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Biography

Professor Shantini Paranjothy graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1995 and worked as a junior doctor in accident and emergency, obstetrics, gynaecology and sexual health in London and Chelmsford. She completed a MSc in Medical Statistics in 2000 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and completed a PhD in Epidemiology whilst working as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology in 2004. Shantini joined the Welsh Public Health Specialty Training Programme in 2004 and was appointed as a Walport Lecturer at Cardiff University in 2007. She completed specialist training in Public Health Medicine in 2008 and was appointed as a Clinical Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University and Honorary Consultant in Public Health at Public Health Wales NHS Trust in 2009. In 2016, Shantini was appointed as the Mansel Talbot Professor of Preventive Medicine at Cardiff University’s School of Medicine and moved to the University of Aberdeen in 2020 as a Clinical Professor of Public Health and Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine at NHS Grampian.

 

Professor Shantini Paranjothy is based in the Aberdeen Health Data Science Research Centre and leads the Centre’s research programme on understanding health and disease across the life course. Shantini has a special interest are in women and children’s health, and is experienced in conducting epidemiological studies using record-linked routinely available health and social data to study the social and environmental influences on inequalities in perinatal, child health and wellbeing. She is also an editor of the Cochrane Collaboration Fertility and Gynaecology group.

Qualifications

  • MBBCh Medicine 
    1995 - University of Wales College of Medicine 
  • MSc Medical Statistics 
    2000 - University of London London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 
  • PhD Epidemiology 
    2004 - University of London London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 
  • FFPH Public Health 
    2008 - Faculty of Public Health 
Publications

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  • Adversity profiles of children receiving care and support from social services: A Latent-class analysis of school-aged children in Wales

    Anthony, R., Scourfield, J., Moore, G., Paranjothy, S., Evans, A., Brophy, S., Daniel, R., Long, S.
    Child: Care, Health and Development
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Inequalities in children's mental health care: analysis of routinely collected data on prescribing and referrals to secondary care

    Ball, W. P., Black, C., Gordon, S., Ostrovska, B., Paranjothy, S., Rasalam, A., Ritchie, D., Rowlands, H., Rzewuska, M., Thompson, E., Wilde, K., Butler, J. E.
    BMC Psychiatry, vol. 23, no. 1, 22
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Mediators of socioeconomic inequalities in preterm birth: a systematic review

    McHale, P., Maudsley, G., Pennington, A., Schlüter, D. K., Barr, B., Paranjothy, S., Taylor-Robinson, D.
    BMC Public Health, vol. 22, no. 1, 1134
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Contribution of avoidable mortality to life expectancy inequalities in Wales: a decomposition by age and by cause between 2002 and 2020

    Currie, J., Schilling, H. T., LLOYD-EVANS, P., Boyce, T., Lester, N., Greene, G., Little, K., Humphreys, C., Huws, D., Yeoman, A., Lewis, S., Paranjothy, S.
    Journal of Public Health
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Inequalities in children’s mental health prescribing and referrals for specialist mental health services

    Ball, W., Rowlands, H., Black, C., Paranjothy, S., Rasalam, A., Ritchie, D., Rzewuska, M., Thompson, E., Wilde, K., Butler, J.
    Contributions to Conferences: Oral Presentations
  • Acceptability of alternative technologies compared with Faecal Immunochemical Test and/or colonoscopy in colorectal cancer screening: A systematic review

    Ali, O., Gupta, S., University, K., University, C., Paranjothy, S., Dolwani, S.
    Journal of Medical Screening
    Contributions to Journals: Review articles
  • Give and take? The unexpected benefits of public engagement as an end-in-itself social practice in the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort study

    Adamczyk, K., Paranjothy, S., Johnston, M.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
  • Health and household environment factors linked with early alcohol use in adolescence: a record-linked, data-driven, longitudinal cohort study

    Bandyopadhyay, A., Brophy, S., Akbari, A., Demmler, J., Kennedy, J., Paranjothy, S., Lyons, R. A., Moore, S.
    International Journal of Population Data Science, vol. 7, no. 1, 13
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Improving children and young people’s mental health services: Local data insights from England, Scotland and Wales

    Grimm, F., Alcock, B., Butler, J., Fernandez Crespo, R., Davies, A., Peytrignet, S., Piroddi, R., Thorlby, R., Tallack, C., Network Data Lab, Ball, W., Rowlands, H., Black, C., Paranjothy, S., Wilde, K., O'Sullivan, K., Lumsden, J., Rzewuska, M., Gordon, S., Ritchie, D. M., Thompson, E., Rasalam, A.
    Commissioned by The Health Foundation. The Health Foundation. 38 pages
    Books and Reports: Other Reports
  • Inequalities in children's mental health care: analysis of routinely collected data on prescribing and referrals to secondary care

    Ball, W., Black, C., Gordon, S., Ostrovska, B., Paranjothy, S., Rasalam, A., David, R., Rowlands, H., Rzewuska, M., Thompson, E., Wilde, K., Butler, J.
    Working Papers: Preprint Papers
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