Professor Irene Petersen

      

Professor Irene Petersen

Associate Editor: Irene Petersen

Irene Petersen received her first MSc in Biology (by research) from Aarhus University in 1997. She received her PhD in 2002 from London University and her second MSc in Epidemiology in 2010 from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dr Petersen is Professor of Epidemiology and Health Informatics at UCL, London. She has co-authored more than 160 publications. This includes topics such as prescribed medicine in pregnancy, physical health in people with severe mental illnesses, pharmacoepidemiology and methodological studies.