Imperial College London

Dr Kiara C-M Chang

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

NIHR Research Fellow







Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





Kiara works in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health. She joined the department after completing her MSc in Operational Research & Finance at the Univeristy of Southampton and BSc in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Her current research focus is on health services research, policy evaluations, and chronic disease manament. In particular on the evaluation of the English NHS Health Check programme.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Chang K, Khandpur N, Neri D, et al., 2021, Association between childhood consumption of ultraprocessed food and adiposity trajectories in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children birth cohort, Jama Pediatrics, Vol:175, ISSN:2168-6211

Levy RB, Rauber F, Chang K, et al., 2021, Ultra-processed food consumption and type 2 diabetes incidence: A prospective cohort study., Clinical Nutrition, Vol:40, ISSN:0261-5614, Pages:3608-3614

Filippidis F, Chang C-M, Blackmore I, et al., 2020, Prices and illicit trade of cigarettes in the European Union, a cross-sectional analysis, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, Vol:22, ISSN:1462-2203, Pages:2271-2275

Rauber F, Chang K, Vamos EP, et al., 2020, Ultra-processed food consumption and risk of obesity: a prospective cohort study of UK Biobank, European Journal of Nutrition, Vol:60, ISSN:1436-6207, Pages:2169-2180

Palladino R, Vamos E, Chang K, et al., 2020, Evaluation of the diabetes screening component of a national cardiovascular risk assessment programme in England: a retrospective cohort study, Scientific Reports, Vol:10, ISSN:2045-2322

Nazar G, Chang KC-M, Srivastava S, et al., 2019, Impact of India’s National Tobacco Control Programme on bidi and cigarette consumption: a difference-in-differences analysis, Tobacco Control, Vol:29, ISSN:0964-4563, Pages:103-110

Laverty AA, Vamos E, Millett C, et al., 2019, Child awareness of and access to cigarettes – impacts of the point of sale display ban in England, Tobacco Control, Vol:28, ISSN:0964-4563, Pages:526-531

Chang C, Vamos E, Palladino R, et al., 2018, Impact of the NHS Health Check on inequalities in cardiovascular disease risk: a difference-in-differences matching analysis, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Vol:73, ISSN:0143-005X, Pages:11-18

CHANG C, LEE T, VAMOS E, et al., 2016, Impact of NHS Health Check on cardiovascular disease risk: difference-in-differences matching analysis, Canadian Medical Association Journal, ISSN:1488-2329

Chang K, Soljak MA, Lee T, et al., 2015, Coverage of a national cardiovascular risk assessment and management programme (NHS Health Check): Retrospective database study, Preventive Medicine, Vol:78, ISSN:1096-0260


Parnham J, Millett C, Chang K, et al., 2020, The Healthy Start scheme and its association with food expenditure in low-income families in the UK, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, ISSN:1101-1262

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