Career Development Fellow
Work and interests
Dr. Adina L. Feldman was an epidemiologist and Career Development Fellow with the Prevention of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders Programme since 2014. Her research focuses on population-based prevention strategies for diabetes type II in adults, and is centred on trying to understand if and how modest changes in health behaviour could have an impact on diabetes occurrence on a population level, and on the potential impact of diabetes screening. She works in the VIPCAM collaboration with Umeå University in Sweden. Adina left the Unit in September 2017.
Background and experience
Adina has an M.Sc. in Biomedicine and a Ph.D. in Medical Epidemiology from Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. Her doctoral thesis was titled “If I Only Had a Brain – Epidemiological Studies of Parkinson’s Disease” and in it she explored the familial relationship between Parkinson’s disease and dementia as well other aspects of Parkinson’s disease epidemiology.