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Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown

Sarah Stewart-Brown


Statistics & Epidemiology
Room B156
Medical School Building
Warwick Medical School
Gibbet Hill Campus
Tel: 024 7657 4510
Fax: 024 7657 4879



  • Measuring and monitoring mental health and wellbeing
  • Determinants of mental wellbeing
  • Interventions to promote mental health and wellbeing
  • Parenting and parenting programmes
  • Complementary and alternative therapies
  • Child Public Health


Sarah Stewart-Brown joined Warwick University in April 2003 as Professor of Public Health. Sarah was Director of the Health Science Research Institute from April 2006 until August 31st 2010 and is currenlty Chair of Public Health. Sarah studied medicine at the University of Oxford and at the Westminster Hospital in London. She worked in the National Health Service from 1974-1994 first as a paediatrician and subsequently as a Public Health doctor in London, Bristol and Worcester. She also held academic appointments at the Departments of Child Health, and of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Bristol. Before joining the Institute she was a Reader in the Department of Public Health at the University of Oxford where she directed the Health Services Research Unit.


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  • Tennant, R., Hiller, L., Fishwick, R., Platt, S., Joseph, S., Weich, S., Parkinson, J.,Secker, J., and Stewart-Brown, S. (2007) 'The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation' Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 5 (63), [article]
  • Stewart-Brown, S.L. (2006) 'What is the evidence on school health promotion in improving health or preventing disease and, specifically what is the effectiveness of the health promoting schools approach. . Copenhagen,', Editors: WHO Regional Office for Europe?s Health Evidence Network (HEN), Health Evidence Network report. [Report] [view]
  • Stewart-Brown S L, Fletcher L, Wadsworth M E (2005) 'Parent-child relationships and health problems in adulthood in three UK national birth cohort studies.' European Journal Of Public Health 15 (6), 640 - 646 [article]
  • Barlow J, Stewart-Brown S (2000) 'Behaviour problems and parent education programs ' Developmental And Behavioral Pediatrics 21 356 - 570
  • Stewart-Brown L, Layte R (1997) 'Emotional health problems are the most important cause of disability in adults of working age ' Journal Of Epidemiology And Community Health 51 672 - 675

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