Professor Shantini Paranjothy

Professor Shantini Paranjothy
Professor Shantini Paranjothy

Professor Shantini Paranjothy

MBBCh, MSc Medical Statistics, PhD, FFPH

Clinical Chair in Public Health



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.


  • 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 

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  • Extensive transmission of mycobacterium tuberculosis from a 9-year old child with sputum - smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis [Abstract]

    Paranjothy, S., Eisenhutt, M., Lilley, M. E., Bracebridge, S., Abubakar, I., Mulla, R., Lack, K., Chalkley, D., Howard, J., Thomas, S., McEvoy, M.
    International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 12, no. s1, pp. e49
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Extensive transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from 9 year old child with pulmonary tuberculosis and negative sputum smear

    Paranjothy, S., Eisenhut, M., Lilley, M., Bracebridge, S., Abubakar, I., Mulla, R., Lack, K., Chalkley, D., Howard, J., Thomas, S., McEvoy, M.
    BMJ, vol. 337, no. aug28
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Interventions at caesarean section for reducing aspiration pneumonitis

    Paranjothy, S., Griffiths, J. D., Broughton, H. K., Gyte, G. M. L., Brown, H. C., Thomas, J.
    The Cochrane Library, vol. 3, pp. 1-9
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Use of time to pregnancy in environmental epidemiology and surveillance

    Joffe, M., Paranjothy, S., Fielder, H., Lyons, R., Palmer, S. R.
    Journal of Public Health, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 178-185
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Perinatal and infant autopsy

    Adappa, R., Paranjothy, S., Roberts, Z., Cartlidge, P.
    Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition, vol. 92, no. 1, pp. F49-F50
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • How much variation in CS rates can be explained by case mix differences?

    Paranjothy, S., Frost, C., Thomas, J.
    BJOG-An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 112, no. 5, pp. 658-666
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • National cross sectional survey to determine whether the decision to delivery interval is critical in emergency caesarean section

    Thomas, J., Paranjothy, S., James, D.
    BMJ, vol. 328, no. 7441, pp. 665
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • An audit of the management of induced abortion in England and Wales

    Thomas, J., Paranjothy, S., Templeton, A.
    International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 83, no. 3, pp. 327-334
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Interstitial cystitis coexisting with vulvar vestibulitis in a 4-year-old girl

    Selo-Ojeme, D. O., Paranjothy, S., Onwude, J. L.
    International Urogynecology Journal, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 261-262
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Cardiotocography v Doppler auscultation: guidelines highlight gaps in research evidence [Letter]

    Thomas, J., Paranjothy, S., Kelly, T., Kavanagh, J.
    British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Ed.), vol. 324, no. 7335, pp. 482-483
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
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