Adam Briggs Recent Publications
- Scarborough P, Mizdrak A, Briggs ADM, Appleby PN, Travis RC, Bradbury KE, and Key TJ (2014) Dietary greenhouse gas emissions of meat-eaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians and vegans in the UK Climatic Change, 125:179-192.
- Briggs AD (2013) How changes to Irish healthcare financing are affecting universal health coverage. Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 113:45–49.
- Briggs ADM, Mizdrak A, and Scarborough Sr P (2013) A statin a day keeps the doctor away: Comparative proverb assessment modelling study BMJ (Online), 347.
- Briggs ADM, Mytton OT, Rayner M, Scarborough P, Kehlbacher A, and Tiffin R (2013) Overall and income specific effect on prevalence of overweight and obesity of 20% sugar sweetened drink tax in UK: Econometric and comparative risk assessment modelling study BMJ (Online), 347.
- Briggs ADM, Mytton OT, Rayner M, Scarborough P, Madden D, and O'Shea D (2013) The potential impact on obesity of a 10% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in Ireland, an effect assessment modelling study BMC Public Health, 13.
|Contact address||Rosemary Rue Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF, United Kingdom|
|Department||Nuffield Department of Population Health|
|College||Lady Margaret Hall|
Adam is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow studying for a DPhil jointly supervised by the BHF CPNP and the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC), he is also an honorary Specialty Registrar in Public Health at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.
His DPhil aims to model the cost-effectiveness of different public health policies affecting diet and physical activity. His ongoing research interests include in the interactions between nutrition, health, and sustainability, and the role of fiscal interventions in changing eating habits. He is also an expert collaborator for the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2013 (GBD 2013).
He studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University and then moved to Oxford University to study Medicine. He has an MSc in Global Health from Oxford University and worked in London and America before returning to Oxford to pursue a career in Public Health. He is a Junior Research Fellow in clinical medicine at Lady Margaret Hall, and he teaches on the medical student public health course and the MSc in Global Health Science.