Dr Dora Pouliou is a Research Officer at the Administrative Data Research Centre in Wales (ADRC-Wales). Her research is interdisciplinary and she has been involved in a number of projects, applying theories and methods spanning social sciences, epidemiology and public health. These research engagements have expanded her knowledge and expertise in conducting analysis on secondary and administrative data sources. Dora is a health geographer with an interest in the determinants of health and a particular focus on the influence of the neighbourhood social and physical environments. More broadly, Dora is interested in addressing issues related to social inequities in health, obesity, physical (in)-activity and educational attainment and mental health.

Publications

  1. & The World Health Organization’s Health Promoting Schools framework: a Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Public Health 15(1)
  2. & The WHO Health Promoting School framework for improving the health and well-being of students and their academic achievement. Cochrane database of systematic reviews(4)
  3. & Environmental influences on children's physical activity. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 69(1), 77-85.
  4. & Building obesity in Canada: understanding the individual- and neighbourhood-level determinants using a multi-level approach. Geospatial health 9(1), 45
  5. & How active are our children? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study. BMJ Open 3(8), e002893-e002893.

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