Kate Pickett is Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York and leads the Public Health and Society research group. She is the co-author of The Spirit Level, with Richard Wilkinson, and her work addresses the social determinants of health and well-being. She was a National Institute for Health Research Career Scientist from 2007-2012, is a Fellow of the RSA and a Fellow of the UK Faculty of Public Health.

Kate is also a member of The Children's Society Campaign for Childhood committee, a member of the Human Capital Research Working Group of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, a member of the International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health (INRICH), and of the International Expert Working Group for a New Economic Paradigm.

Power, Madeleine; Uphoff, Eleonora P.; Pickett, Kate E.; Stewart-Knox, Barbara; Small, Neil; Doherty, Bob, (2018). Food insecurity and socio-demographic characteristics in two UK ethnic groups: an analysis of women in the Born in Bradford cohort.. Journal of Public Health, 40(1), 32-40. DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx029,
Power, Madeleine S; Small, Neil; Doherty, Bob; Stewart-Knox, Barbara; Pickett, Kate E, (2018). Is food insecurity associated with maternal health among UK ethnic groups? An exploration of women in the BiB cohort.. European journal of public health DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/cky042, PMID: 29562327,
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T. C. Yang , P. Sahota, K. E. Pickett and M. Bryant , (2018). Association of food security status withoverweight and dietary intake: explorationof White British and Pakistani-originfamilies in the Born in Bradford cohort. Nutrition Journal DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-018-0349-7,
Power M, Uphoff E, Kelly B, Pickett K, (2017). Food insecurity and mental health: an analysis of routine primary care data of pregnant women in the Born in Bradford cohort. Journal of Epidemiology and Community, 71(4), 324-328. DOI: 10.1136/jech-2016-207799,
Madeleine Power, Eleonora P. Uphoff, Barbara Stewart-Knox, Neil Small, Bob Doherty, Kate E Pickett, (2017). Food insecurity and socio-demographic characteristics in two UK ethnic groups: an analysis of women in the Born in Bradford cohort. Journal of public health 1 - 9. DOI: 10.1093, PMID: 28369526,
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Madeleine Power, Neil Small, Bob Doherty, Barbara Stewart-Knox, Kate E. Pickett , (2017). “Bringing heaven down to earth”: the purpose and place of religion in UK food aid. Social Enterprise Journal, 13( 3), 251-267. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-06-2017-0035,
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Quick A.; Pickett K.E.; Bohnke J.R.; Wright J., (2017). Does involvement in a cohort study improve health and affect health inequalities? A natural experiment. BMC health services research, 17(1), 79. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-017-2016-7,
Uphoff EP, Pickett KE, Crouch S, Small N, Wright J., (2016). Is ethnic density associated with health in a context of social disadvantage? Findings from the Born in Bradford cohort.. Ethnicity and health, 21(2), 196-213. DOI: 10.1080/13557858.2015.1047742, PMID: 26169185,
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Prady SL, Pickett KE, Croudace T, Mason D, Petherick ES, McEachan RR, Gilbody S, Wright J., (2016). Maternal psychological distress in primary care and association with child behavioural outcomes at age three.. European child and adolescent psychiatry, 25(6), 601-13. DOI: 10.1007/s00787-015-0777-2, PMID: 26415597,
Uphoff EP, Pickett KE, Wright J., (2016). Social gradients in health for Pakistani and White British women and infants in two UK birth cohorts.. Ethnicity and Health, 21(5), 452-67. DOI: 10.1080/13557858.2015.1091442, PMID: 26428034,
Leyland AF, Pickett KE, Barber S, McEachan R, Wright J., (2016). Teacher-reported prevalence and management of child health problems at primary school.. Journal of child health care: for professionals working with children in the hospital and community, 20(2), 243-51. DOI: 10.1177/1367493515569327, PMID: 25713008,
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Barber SE, Jackson C, Hewitt C, Ainsworth HR, Buckley H, Akhtar S, Bingham DD, Routen AC, Summerbell C, Richardson G, Moore HJ, Pickett KE, O'Malley C, Brierley S, Wright J., (2016). Assessing the feasibility of evaluating and delivering a physical activity intervention for pre-school children: a pilot randomised controlled trial.. Pilot and feasibility studies, 18(2), 12. DOI: 10.1186/s40814-016-0052-4, PMID: 27965832,
Petherick ES, Fairley L, Parslow RC, McEachan R, Tuffnell D, Pickett KE, Leon D, Lawlor DA, Wright J., (2016). Ethnic differences in the clustering and outcomes of health behaviours during pregnancy: results from the Born in Bradford cohort.. Journal of public health DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdw098, PMID: 27614098,
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Prady SL, Pickett KE, Petherick ES, Gilbody S, Croudace T, Mason D, Sheldon TA, Wright J., (2016). Evaluation of ethnic disparities in detection of depression and anxiety in primary care during the maternal period: combined analysis of routine and cohort data.. The British journal of psychiatry, 208(5), 453-61. DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.158832., PMID: 26795424,
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Dickerson J, Bird PK, McEachan RRC, Pickett KE, Waiblinger D, Uphoff E, Mason D, Bryant M, Bywater T, Bowyer-Crane C, Sahota P, Small N, Howell M, Thornton G, Astin M, Lawlor DA, Wright J, (2016). Born in Bradford’s Better Start: an experimental birth cohort study to evaluate the impact of early life interventions. BMC Public Health DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3318-0,
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Štochl, J., Prady, S., Andrews, E.C., Pickett, K.E. & Croudace, T., (2016). The psychometric properties of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in a multi-ethnic sample of young children. Kinanthropologica, 52(1), 15-37. DOI: 10.14712/23366052.2016.2,
Uphoff EP, Pickett KE, Crouch S, Small N, Wright J, (2016). Is ethnic density associated with health in a context of social disadvantage? Findings from the Born in Bradford Cohort. Ethnicity and health, 21(2), 196-213. DOI: 10.1080/13557858.2015.1047742, PMID: 26169185,
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Stephanie L. Prady, Kate E. Pickett, Simon Gilbody, Emily S. Petherick, Dan Mason, Trevor A. Sheldon and John Wright, (2016). Variation and ethnic inequalities in treatment of common mental disorders before, during and after pregnancy: combined analysis of routine and research data in the Born in Bradford cohort.. BMC Psychiatry, 16(99), DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-0805-x, PMID: 27071711,
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Stacey T.; Prady S.; Pickett K.; Haith-Cooper M.; Downe S.; Simpson N., (2016). Ethno-Specific Risk Factors for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: Findings from the Born in Bradford Cohort Study. Maternal and child health journal, 20(7), 1394-1404. DOI: 10.1007/s10995-016-1936-x,
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Dickerson, Josie; Bird, Philippa K; McEachan, Rosemary R C; Pickett, Kate E; Waiblinger, Dagmar; Uphoff, Eleonora; Mason, Dan; Bryant, Maria; Bywater, Tracey; Bowyer-Crane, Claudine; Sahota, Pinki; Small, Neil; Howell, Michaela; Thornton, Gill; Astin, Melanie; Lawlor, Debbie A; Wright, John, (2016). Born in Bradford’s Better Start: an experimental birth cohort study to evaluate the impact of early life interventions.. BMC public health 711. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3318-0, PMID: 27488369,
Poulsen G, Strandberg-Larsen K, Mortensen L, Barros H, Cordier S, Correia S, Danileviciute A, van Eijsden M, Fernández-Somoano A, Gehring U, Grazuleviciene R, Hafkamp-de Groen E, Henriksen TB, Jensen MS, Larrañaga I, Magnus P, Pickett K, Raat H, Richiardi L, Rouget F, Rusconi F, Stoltenberg C, Uphoff EP, Vrijkotte TG, Wijga AH, Vrijheid M, Osler M, Andersen AM., (2015). Exploring educational disparities in risk of preterm delivery: a comparative study of 12 European birth cohorts.. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 29(3), 172-83. DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12185, PMID: 25808200,
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Fairley L, Cabieses B, Small N, Petherick ES, Lawlor DA, Pickett KE, Wright J., (2014). Using latent class analysis to develop a model of the relationship between socioeconomic position and ethnicity: cross-sectional analyses from a multi-ethnic birth cohort study.. BMC public health, 14(1), 835. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-835, PMID: 25118003,
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Fairley L.; Cabieses B.; Small N.; Petherick E.S.; Lawlor D.A.; Pickett K.E.; Wright J., (2014). Using latent class analysis to develop a model of the relationship between socioeconomic position and ethnicity: crosssectional analyses from a multi-ethnic birth cohort study. BMC public health 835. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-835, PMID: 25118003,
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Barber S, Jackson C, Akhtar S, Bingham DD, Ainsworth H, Hewitt C, Richardson G, Summerbell CD, Pickett KE, Moore HJ, Routen AC, O'Malley CL, Brierley S, Wright J., (2013). “Pre-schoolers in the playground” an outdoor physical activity intervention for children aged 18 months to 4 years old: study protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial.. Trials, 14(1), 326. DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-14-326, PMID: 24107473,
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Prady SL, Miles JN, Pickett KE, Fairley L, Bloor K, Gilbody S, Kiernan K, Mann R, Wright J., (2013). The psychometric properties of the subscales of the GHQ-28 in a multi-ethnic maternal sample: results from the Born in Bradford cohort.. BMC Psychiatry, 13(55), 1-14. DOI: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-55, PMID: 23414208,
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Prady SL, Pickett KE, Croudace T, Fairley L, Bloor K, Gilbody S, Kiernan KE, Wright J., (2013). Psychological distress during pregnancy in a multi-ethnic community: findings from the born in Bradford cohort study.. PloS One, 8(4), e60693. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060693, PMID: 23637759,
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Uphoff EP, Pickett KE, Cabieses B, Small N, Wright J., (2013). A systematic review of the relationships between social capital and socioeconomic inequalities in health: a contribution to understanding the psychosocial pathway of health inequalities.. International journal for equity in health, 12(1), 54. DOI: 10.1186/1475-9276-12-54, PMID: 23870068,
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Prady SL, Miles JN, Pickett KE, Fairley L, Bloor K, Gilbody S, Kiernan K, Mann R, Wright J., (2013). The psychometric properties of the subscales of the GHQ-28 in a multi-ethnic maternal sample: results from the Born in Bradford cohort.. BMC psychiatry, 13(1), 55. DOI: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-55, PMID: 23414208 ,
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Wright J.; Raynor P.; Tuffnell D.; Fairley L.; Petherick E.S.; Waiblinger D.; West J.; Small N.; Bhopal R.; Cameron N.; A Lawlor D.; Parslow R.; Pickett K.E., (2013). Cohort profile: The born in bradford multi-ethnic family cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 42(4), 978-991. DOI: 10.1093/ije/dys112, PMID: 23064411,
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Prady S.; Croudace T.; Pickett K.; Petherick E.; Wright J., (2013). Factor structure of parent-reported strengths and difficulties questionnaire in a pre-school age community sample from born in bradford. European Journal of Epidemiology, 28(1),
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S Prady, L Fairley, K Bloor, S Gilbody, K Kiernan, K Pickett, P Raynor, J Wright, (2011). Risk factors for poor mental health during pregnancy from the born in Bradford cohort: early results from a bi-ethnic sample. Journal of epidemiology and community health, 65(1), 148. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech.2011.142976e.86,