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.  



Gayle A, dickinson S, pang M, et al., Incidence of Type II Diabetes in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: a nested case-control study, Npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, ISSN:2055-1010

Sapey E, Bafadhel M, Bolton C, et al., Building toolkits for COPD exacerbations: lessons from the past and present, Thorax, ISSN:1468-3296

Gulea C, Zakeri R, Quint JK, 2019, Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on readmission after hospitalization for acute heart failure: A nationally representative US cohort study, International Journal of Cardiology, ISSN:0167-5273

Pikoula M, Quint J, Nissen F, et al., 2019, Identifying clinically important COPD sub-types using data-driven approaches in primary care population based electronic health records, Bmc Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Vol:19, ISSN:1472-6947

Lewis A, Dullaghan D, Townes H, et al., An observational cohort study of exercise and education for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease not meeting criteria for formal Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programmes, Chronic Respiratory Disease, ISSN:1479-9723

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