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Dr Claire Carson

Dr Claire Carson

Claire Carson

BSc, MSc, PhD

Senior Researcher in Epidemiology, University Research Lecturer

  • MRC Career Development Fellow

Claire Carson is a Senior Researcher in Epidemiology, based in the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit.  She has a particular interest in infertility, and joined the NPEU in 2008 to work on a project exploring health outcomes of children born after assisted reproductive technologies (ART) using data from the Millennium Cohort Study.  Claire now has an MRC Career Development Award to investigate the longer-term outcomes of infertility treatment in women and their children using record linkage.  Claire’s work at NPEU also includes research on child outcomes after unplanned pregnancies, breastfeeding and the wellbeing of fathers. 

Prior to joining the University of Oxford, Claire was a Research Fellow at LSHTM, where she also completed an MSc and then a PhD focussed on the epidemiology of male factor infertility and the determinants of poor semen quality.   Claire enjoys teaching, and currently contributes to the Principles of Epidemiology and Statistics modules within the MSc Global Health Sciences.