Dr. Silvia Stringhini


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Silvia Stringhini holds a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health (Université Paris-Sud, France and University College London, UK), a Masters in Global Health (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) and a Master in International Economics (University Pavia, Italy). She works as a research associate at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine in Lausanne. Her main research areas are: social inequalities in chronic diseases, the role of health behaviours in the genesis of social inequalities in health, the biological consequences of social inequalities, and more generally the social determinants of health in high income and in low and middle income countries. Silvia currently works on Swiss data (Colaus study, Skipogh study) and data from the Republic of Seychelles. Concurrently, she collaborates with several European teams including University College London (Whitehall II study team), the University of Turin and Imperial College London.