David Ogilvie

do_webDavid Ogilvie led the development of the evidence synthesis programme in the Behaviour and Health Research Unit. He is a Programme Leader at the MRC Epidemiology Unit and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) in Cambridge, where he leads a research programme exploring population-level approaches to the promotion of active living by evaluating the effects of environmental and policy interventions and understanding related patterns and mechanisms of behaviour change. His methodological interests lie in the design of population-level intervention studies and in evidence synthesis.

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Key Publications:

  • Reis R, Salvo D, Ogilvie D, Lambert E, Goenka S, Brownson R, for the Lancet Physical Activity Series 2 Executive Committee. Scaling up physical activity interventions across the globe: stepping up to larger and smarter approaches to get people moving. Lancet 2016; 388: 1337–1348

    Ogilvie D, Panter J, Guell C, Jones A, Mackett R, Griffin S. Health impacts of the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway: a natural experimental study. Public Health Res 2016; 4: 1


    Hollands G, Shemilt I, Marteau T, Jebb S, Lewis H, Wei Y, Higgins J, Ogilvie D. Portion, package or tableware size for changing selection and consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015; 9: CD011045.