Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Reader in Respiratory Epidemiology



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Jennifer Quint is a Reader in Respiratory Epidemiology in Respiratory Epidemiology,Occupational Medicine and Public Health at the National Heart and Lung Institute and Honorary Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine at Royal Brompton Hospital, London.

Dr Quint’s research interests centre on the use of electronic health records to study chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as well as other chronic respiratory diseases including bronchiectasis and asthma. The majority of her work has been on exacerbations of COPD, exploring both the effect of COPD exacerbations on vascular outcomes and the relationship between environmental factors and exacerbations of COPD. Additionally she has undertaken several pieces of work in validation of identification of respiratory diseases in electronic health records.  



Kiddle S, Whittaker H, Seaman S, et al., Prediction of five-year mortality after COPD diagnosis using primary care records, Plos One, ISSN:1932-6203

Whittaker H, Quint JK, 2020, Using routine health data for research: the devil is in the detail., Thorax

Hurst J, Quint J, Stone R, et al., National Clinical Audit for Hospitalised Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, European Respiratory Journal Open Research

Bloom C, de Preux L, sheikh A, et al., Health and cost impact of stepping down asthma medication for UK patients, 2001–2017: A population-based observational study, Plos Medicine, ISSN:1549-1277

Bloom C, Douglas I, Usmani OS, et al., 2020, Inhaled corticosteroid treatment regimens and health outcomes in a UK COPD population study [Corrigendum], The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Vol:15, ISSN:1176-9106, Pages:869-869

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