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Nutritional Epidemiologist, University of Oxford

Dr Keren Papier is a Nutritional Epidemiologist at the Cancer Epidemiology Unit, in the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford. Her research uses large-scale epidemiological studies to assess the burden and determinants of non-communicable diseases in different populations. Keren’s current research forms part of the Wellcome Trust funded LEAP Project (Livestock, Environment and People) and focuses on associations of diet (particularly meat), lifestyle, and other health factors (e.g. biomarkers and anthropometry) with disease. Before coming to the UK, Keren obtained a Bachelor of Public Health Nutrition (Honours I) from Griffith University in Australia, and a PhD in Epidemiology from the Australian National University, for which she assessed the incidence and risk factors of emerging type 2 diabetes mellitus in Thailand. Her international research settings include: Thailand, Philippines, Australia, and the UK.


  • 2018–present
    Nutritional Epidemiologist, University of Oxford


  • 2018 
    The Australian National University, PhD