Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Chair in Global Environmental Health



+44 (0)20 7594 0767majid.ezzati Website




Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





I trained in electrical and computer engineering, before doing a PhD in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy. I now direct a research programme that combines concepts, data and methods from a range of environmental, health, social and quantitative sciences to answer important questions in global health.  We collect and analyse primary field data, and also develop and apply analytical models to a combination of primary and secondary data.  You can learn about our research and about the members of our highly interdisciplinary research group through the Global Environmental Health Research Group page.



Ezzati M, Zhou B, Riley L, et al., Challenges of monitoring global diabetes prevalence, Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, ISSN:2213-8595

Pearson-Stuttard J, Zhou B, Kontis V, et al., 2017, Worldwide burden of cancer attributable to diabetes and high body-mass index: a comparative risk assessment., Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, Vol:6, Pages:95-104

Zhou B, Bentham J, Di Cesare M, et al., Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1,018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants, International Journal of Epidemiology, ISSN:1464-3685

Ezzati M, Di Cesare M, Bentham J, 2018, Determining the worldwide prevalence of obesity - Authors' reply., Lancet, Vol:391

Snider G, Carter E, Clark S, et al., 2018, Impacts of stove use patterns and outdoor air quality on household air pollution and cardiovascular mortality in southwestern China., Environ Int, Vol:117, Pages:116-124

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