The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Imperial College London has one of the largest research programmes in non-ionizing radiation and health worldwide.The department also has considerable experience of setting up and conducting large scale epidemiological cohort studies including the AIRWAVE Health Monitoring study (cohort of British police personnel and TETRA phone use).
Dr Mireille B. Toledano
Dr Mireille Toledano has been working in environmental epidemiology at Imperial College for a number of years and is an affiliate member of the MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health. She has previously worked with Prof Paul Elliott on various projects in the field of non-ionizing radiation epidemiology, including national studies of adult cancers near overhead powerlines, childhood cancers in proximity to mobile phone base stations, and pilot cohort studies of adult mobile phone users.
Professor Paul Elliott
Prof Paul Elliott, director of the new MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health, has over 20 years expertise in environmental epidemiology and has led studies of health effects associated with non-ionizing radiation for over 10 years.
James Brook is responsible for day-to-day management and delivery of all aspects of the high-profile COSMOS study. He has experience in delivering large scale research projects and has been working on the Cosmos study since April 2009.
Dr Rachel B. Smith
Dr Rachel Smith is responsible for epidemiological aspects of the UK COSMOS study on a day-to-day basis. She has experience in environmental epidemiology and exposure assessment. Rachel joined the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Imperial College in 2006, and joined the UK COSMOS Study Team in October 2009.
Margaret Douglass worked as a database programmer at Imperial College’s Small Area Health Statistics Unit for five years before joining the UK COSMOS project in December 2011. She is responsible for developing and maintaining the computer systems that hold the data collected by the UK COSMOS study.
Joe Gale joined the COSMOS study in July 2011 and is responsible for assisting the Project Manager in the day-to-day management of the project. Joe is the first point of contact on the study for all current participants as well as the general public.