Staff Member Biography
Denise Brownposition: Investigator Scientist
phone: 0141 353 7500
University of Glasgow,
200, Renfield Street
Biography and Interests
Denise is a Statistician/Epidemiologist within the Measurement and Analysis of Socio-economic Inequalities in Health research programme. She has recently been involved in producing Carstairs deprivation scores for 2011 and is currently updating work on inequalities in mortality in Scotland.
Denise obtained her BSc (Hons) and Ph.D. in Statistics from the Department of Statistics at the University of Glasgow. Her Ph.D. research involved extending the Cox proportional hazards model to allow for dynamic covariate effects in survival data. Following her Ph.D., Denise joined the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit as a career development fellow looking at the impact of internal migration on population health. Denise returned to the Department of Statistics for a short while to analyse 3d facial shape data of cleft lip and palate patients before rejoining the MRC/CSO Unit to work on a CSO-funded project on population mobility and health inequalities.
Allik M, Brown D, Dundas R, Leyland AH. Developing a new small-area measure of deprivation using 2001 and 2011 census data from Scotland. Health & Place 2016;39:122–130open access
Allik M, Brown D, Dundas R, Leyland AH. Small-area deprivation measure datasets for Scotland, 2001 and 2011. Data in Brief 2016;7:1682–1686open access
Brown D, Allik M, Dundas R, Leyland AH. Carstairs Scores for Scottish postcode sectors, datazones and output areas from the 2011 Census. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Occasional Paper, Glasgow, 2014open access
Brown D, Benzeval M, Gayle V, Macintyre S, O'Reilly D, Leyland AH. Childhood residential mobility and health in late adolescence and adulthood: findings from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2012;66:942-950pubmed open access
Brown D, O'Reilly D, Gayle V, Macintyre S, Benzeval M, Leyland AH. Socio-demographic and health characteristics of individuals left behind in deprived and declining areas in Scotland. Health & Place 2012;18:440-444pubmed open access
Brown D, Leyland AH. Scottish mortality rates 2000-2002 by deprivation and small area population mobility. Social Science & Medicine 2010;71:1951-7pubmed open access
Brown D, Leyland AH. Population mobility, deprivation and self-reported limiting long-term illness in small areas across Scotland. Health & Place 2009;15:37-44pubmed open access
Brown D, Kauermann G, Ford I. A partial likelihood approach to smooth estimation of dynamic covariate effects using penalised splines. Biometrical Journal 2007;49:441-452