Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Research Postgraduate







Building E - Sir Michael UrenWhite City Campus





Juan is a first year Clinical Medicine Research Ph.D. student in the School of Public Health within Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and MRC Environment and Health (Molecular Signature and Disease Pathways Group). His research focuses on casual pathways and mechanism for the early-life environment and social exposures in human disease, biological ageing, and life-course approach. He holds an M.Sc. in Health Economics and Policy from University of Turin and a B.Sc. Health Services Management from National School of Public Health, University of Antioquia in Colombia.

PhD Topic: Social patterning of cardiovascular and cardio-metabolic diseases via biological pathways using ageing survey and clinical cohorts.

Primary supervisor: Prof. Paolo Vineis, Chair in Environmental Epidemiology, MRC Centre for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London. Leader of Molecular Signature and Disease Pathways Group.

Secondary supervisor: Prof. Emilie Courtin, Assistant Professor in Social Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Environments and Society, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.