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David Andrew Leon

Editorial board membership

  • 2011: Member of the Editorial Board, Emerging Themes in Epidemiology.

  • 2001–2017: Editor-in-chief, International Journal of Epidemiology.




Selected research grants and contract after 2010

2014-2019Cardiovascular Disease in Russia (Norwegian Ministry of Health)
2013-2019Cardiovascular Disease in Russia (UiT Arctic University of Norway)
2013-2017Cardiovascular Disease in Russia : Strategic Award (Wellcome Trust)
2010-20162012 Birth Cohort Study – The Life Study (ESRC & MRC)
2011-2013Reimbursement for time of Life Study SSC member (UCL)
2006-2011Alcohol and mortality in Russia: from aetiology to intervention (Wellcome Trust)



The 2nd Heart to Heart symposium (Архангельск). Presentation: What explains the extremely high rates of premature mortality from cardiovascular disease in Russia?

  • International Epidemiological Association
  • John Snow Society

Webinar "Challenges in interpreting the mortality impact of COVID-19"

On April 24, the regular seminar of the Modern Demography series was held. At the seminar, David A. Leon (Chief Research Fellow at the HSE University; Professor of Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Adjunct Professor at the UiT The Arctic University of Norway) presented the report "Challenges in interpreting the mortality impact of COVID-19".

Coronavirus: There's a better way of judging countries on their COVID-19 response

The interview with Professor Leon