Imperial College London

Bethlehem Solomon

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Teaching Fellow in Public Health







Medical SchoolSt Mary's Campus





Bethlehem is a Research Assistant in the department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health and a member of the Global Environmental Health Research Group

Embedded in the Pathways to Equitable Healthy Cities, her current work aims to define and measure housing quality and quantify the health impact of housing policies in London. 

Prior to joining Imperial, Bethlehem was an Associate Epidemiologist at Decision Resources Group, where she developed epidemiology-based disease forecasts and provided support for various oncology indications, including renal cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma, and breast cancer for bio-pharmaceutical clients. 

Previously, Bethlehem interned at the University of Cambridge/Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, where she participated in the design and implementation of various epidemiological studies focusing on non-communicable diseases, particularly in the developing world.

Bethlehem holds an MPH with concentrations in Epidemiology and Global Health from Boston University and holds a BA in Health: Science, Society, and Policy and Education Studies from Brandeis University. 



NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), Iurilli N, 2021, Heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body-mass index to change in obesity and underweight, Elife, Vol:10, ISSN:2050-084X

Osibona O, Solomon B, Fecht D, 2021, Lighting in the home and health: a systematic review, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol:18, ISSN:1660-4601

Bixby H, Bentham J, Zhou B, et al., 2019, Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic, Nature, Vol:569, ISSN:0028-0836, Pages:260-264

Morse LR, Xu Y, Solomon B, et al., 2011, Severe Spinal Cord Injury Causes Immediate Multi-cellular Dysfunction at the Chondro-Osseous Junction, Translational Stroke Research, Vol:2, ISSN:1868-4483, Pages:643-650

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