From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

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Staff Member Biography

Jonathan Olsen

Jonathan Olsenposition: Research Associate

Contact Details

email:
phone: 0141 353 7602

Address

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit,
University of Glasgow,
Top floor,
200, Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 3QB

Biography and Interests

Jon is a Research Associate in the Neighbourhoods and Communities Programme of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit. As a Geographer, Jon’s research interests are in Environmental Epidemiology, Spatial Analysis, and the Built/Natural Environment.

Previously he was based in the Public Health team within the Institute, where he has been conducting quantitative research as a Research Associate on the NIHR funded M74 Study, the longitudinal follow-up for the health effects of the new urban motorway.

Prior to this, Jon worked as a Public Health Analyst for the NHS in NW England whilst undertaking an MSc in Public Health before completing a PhD in Epidemiology at Cardiff University.

Publications

2016

Olsen JR, Gallacher J, Finlay AY, Piguet V, Francis NA. Quality of life impact of childhood skin conditions measured using the Children's Dermatology Life Quality Index (CDLQI): a meta-analysis. The British Journal of Dermatology 2016;174:853-61

Olsen JR, Mitchell R, Mackay DF, Humphreys DK, Ogilvie D. Effects of new urban motorway infrastructure on road traffic accidents in the local area: a retrospective longitudinal study in Scotland. Journal Epidemiology and Community Health 2016

Olsen JR, Mitchell R, Ogilvie D. Effects of new motorway infrastructure on active travel in the local population: a retrospective repeat cross-sectional study in Glasgow, Scotland. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2016;13:77

Olsen JR, Piguet V, Gallacher J, Francis NA. Molluscum contagiosum and associations with atopic eczema in children: a retrospective longitudinal study in primary care. The British Journal of General Practice 2016;66:e53-8

2015

Olsen JR, Gallacher J, Finlay AY, Piguet V, Francis NA. Time to resolution and effect on quality of life of molluscum contagiosum in children in the UK: a prospective community cohort study. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2015;15:190-5

2014

Olsen JR, Gallacher J, Piguet V, Francis NA. Development and validation of the Molluscum Contagiosum Diagnostic Tool for Parents: diagnostic accuracy study in primary care. British Journal of General Practice 2014;64:e471-6

Olsen JR, Gallacher J, Piguet V, Francis NA. Epidemiology of molluscum contagiosum in children: a systematic review. Family Practice 2014;31:130-6

2012

Olsen JR, Cook PA, Forster S, Phillips-Howard PA. Accessibility of sexual health services in teenage sexual health service users: local area geospatial analysis. Journal of Public Health 2012;34:438-46