Public Health

Broader public health and epidemiology interests, including social prescribing, alcohol policy and disease risk factors

My work or comments have been featured in:


Winter deaths in Scotland at start of 2018 highest since 1986 amid huge spike in fatal flu

The Herald (2018)

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Football call to lift alcohol ban

The Times (2014)

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Alcohol ban at football matches must stay – experts

The Scotsman (2014)

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The 'Real' Stuff


Green MJ, Espie CA, Popham F, Robertson T, Benzeval M.


Insomnia symptoms as a cause of type 2 diabetes Incidence: a 20 year cohort study

BMC Psychiatry


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Social Prescribing and Supported Self Management: A Toolkit to Build Capacity in Local Communities and Service Systems


NHS Health Scotland (as part of the Building Capacity sub-group of the Self-Management and Social Prescribing Advisory Group

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Click for the related Social Prescribing webpages and reports that came out of the advisory group


Robertson T, Frank J, Jepson R.


Lifting the ban on alcohol at Scottish football matches – an own goal for public health progress?

Journal of Public Health

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Robertson T, Benzeval M.


Do mismatches between pre- and post-natal conditions influence adult physiological functioning?


9(1): e86953

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