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Dr. Yoga Nathan

Teaching Interests

I am a PBL Tutor for the Graduate Entry Medical School Year 1 & 2 students.
I teach Public Health to the Graduate Entry Medical students from year 1 to year 4.
Areas of Interest are: Health Needs Assessment, Health Inequalities, Refugee Health, Ethnicity, Risk & trends & Causality, Epidemiology of diseases, Population Health, Population Health Research and Palliative Care

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2012

Rapid assessment of the health needs of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon in 1996: a randomised study.
Yoga Nathan
(2012) Rapid assessment of the health needs of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon in 1996: a randomised study.
In Lancet;

2012

Early life socioeconomic status, chronic physiological stress and hippocampal N-acetyl aspartate concentrations
3. John McLean, , Rajeev Krishnadas , G. David Batty, Harry Burns , Kevin A. Deans, Ian Ford , Alex McConnachie , Agnes McGinty , Jennifer S. McLean , Keith Millar , Naveed Sattar , Paul G. Shiels , Carol Tannahill , Yoga N. Velupillai , Chris J. Packard , Barrie R. Condon , Donald M. Hadley, Jonathan Cavanagh
(2012) Early life socioeconomic status, chronic physiological stress and hippocampal N-acetyl aspartate concentrations
In Behavioural Brain Research; pp. 225-230
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2012.08.013

2012

Socio-economic status is associated with epigenetic differences in the pSoBid cohort
McGuinness, D,McGlynn, LM,Johnson, PC,MacIntyre, A,Batty, GD,Burns, H,Cavanagh, J,Deans, KA,Ford, I,McConnachie, A,McGinty, A,McLean, JS,Millar, K,Packard, CJ,Sattar, NA,Tannahill, C,Velupillai, YN,Shiels, PG
(2012) Socio-economic status is associated with epigenetic differences in the pSoBid cohort
In International Journal Of Epidemiology; pp. 151-160
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyr215

2012

Soluble ST2 Associates with Diabetes but Not Established Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A New Inflammatory Pathway of Relevance to Diabetes?
Miller, AM,Purves, D,McConnachie, A,Asquith, DL,Batty, GD,Burns, H,Cavanagh, J,Ford, I,McLean, JS,Packard, CJ,Shiels, PG,Turner, H,Velupillai, YN,Deans, KA,Welsh, P,McInnes, IB,Sattar, N
(2012) Soluble ST2 Associates with Diabetes but Not Established Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A New Inflammatory Pathway of Relevance to Diabetes?
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047830
[ULIR]

2012

25-Hydroxyvitamin D is lower in deprived groups, but is not associated with carotid intima media thickness or plaques: Results from pSoBid
4. Susan Knox , Paul Welsh , Vladimir Bezlyak , Alex McConnachie , Emma Boulton , Kevin A. Deans , Ian Ford , G. David Batty , Harry Burns , Jonathan Cavanagh , Keith Millar , Iain B. McInnes , Jennifer McLean , Yoga Velupillai , Paul Shiels , Carol Tannahill , Chris J. Packard, A. Michael Wallace , Naveed Sattar
(2012) 25-Hydroxyvitamin D is lower in deprived groups, but is not associated with carotid intima media thickness or plaques: Results from pSoBid
In Atherosclerosis;
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2012.05.001

2011

Early life socioeconomic adversity is associated in adult life with chronic inflammation, carotid atherosclerosis, poorer lung function and decreased cognitive performance: a cross-sectional, population-based study
Packard CJ; Bezlyak V, McLean JS; Batty GD, Ford I, Burns H, Cavanagh J, Deans KA, Henderson M; McGinty A, Millar K, Sattar N, Shiels PG, Velupillai YN, Tannahill C.
(2011) Early life socioeconomic adversity is associated in adult life with chronic inflammation, carotid atherosclerosis, poorer lung function and decreased cognitive performance: a cross-sectional, population-based study
In Bmc Public Health;
[ULIR]

2011

Accelerated telomere attrition is associated with relative household income, diet and inflammation in the pSoBid cohort
7. Paul G Shiels, Liane M McGlynn, Alan MacIntyre, Paul CD Johnson, G David Batty, Harry Burns, Jonathan Cavanagh, Kevin A Deans, Ian Ford, Alex McConnachie, Agnes McGinty, Jennifer S McLean, Keith Millar, Naveed Sattar, Carol Tannahill, Yoga N Velupillai and Chris J Packard
(2011) Accelerated telomere attrition is associated with relative household income, diet and inflammation in the pSoBid cohort
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022521
[ULIR]

2009

Differences in atherosclerosis according to area level socioeconomic deprivation: cross sectional, population based study.
Deans KA, Bezlyak V, Ford I, Batty GD, Burns H, Cavanagh J, de Groot E, McGinty A, Millar K, Shiels PG, Tannahill C, Velupillai YN, Sattar N, Packard CJ.
(2009) Differences in atherosclerosis according to area level socioeconomic deprivation: cross sectional, population based study.
In BMJ (Clinical research ed.);
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.b4170
[ULIR]

2008

Psychological, social and biological
Velupillai YN, Packard CJ, Batty GD, Bezlyak V, Burns H, Cavanagh J, Deans K, Ford I, McGinty A, Millar K, Sattar N, Shiels P, Tannahill C
(2008) Psychological, social and biological
In Bmc Public Health;
[ULIR]

2001

A rapid health needs assessment of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
11. Velupillai Y; McEwen J
(2001) A rapid health needs assessment of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
In Journal Of Public Health Medicine; pp. 102-106

2000

When is referral to a Specialist Palliative Care Team appropriate?
14. Velupillai Y, Welsh J and McEwen J
(2000) When is referral to a Specialist Palliative Care Team appropriate?
In Palliative Medicine; pp. 349-350
DOI: doi:10.1191/026921600672282827

2000

General Practitioners' and district nurses' perception of bed availability in hospice and hospitals for palliative care patients.
13. Velupillai Y, Welsh J and McEwen
(2000) General Practitioners' and district nurses' perception of bed availability in hospice and hospitals for palliative care patients.
In Palliative Medicine; pp. 348-349
DOI: doi:10.1191/026921600672282827

2000

General Practitioners' and district nurses' perception of patients preferred place of death and obstacles preventing this happening.
Velupillai Y, Welsh J and McEwen J
(2000) General Practitioners' and district nurses' perception of patients preferred place of death and obstacles preventing this happening.
In Palliative Medicine; pp. 347-348
DOI: doi:10.1191/026921600672282827