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Rachel Brathwaite

Dr Rachel Brathwaite PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate


I joined King’s College London on 01 October 2018.  

I am currently working on the MQ funded Identifying Depression Early in Adolescence (IDEA) Project, under the supervision of Dr. Helen Fisher, conducting prediction modelling analyses to test models that predict the individualised risk of depression among adolescents using longitudinal studies from Nepal and Nigeria. 

I have an MSc in Applied Epidemiology from the University of Nottingham and a PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 

Research interests:

  • Mental health 
  • Adolescent health 
  • Prediction modelling  
  • Epidemiology 
  • Non-communicable diseases 
  • Longitudinal studies 
  • Advanced statistical techniques 
  • Smoking 
  • Drug addiction 
  • Harm reduction 
  • Preventative research