Simon Griffin Griffin contributes expertise on evidence synthesis and primary research to the Behaviour and Health Research Unit. He is Professor of General Practice and leads a programme in the MRC Epidemiology Unit and Centre of Excellence in Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR, a UKCRC Centre of Excellence in Public Health Research) and is a practising GP in Cambridge. Simon’s research interests are in the development and trial evaluation of behavioural and policy interventions to reduce the burden of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Key Publications:

  • Griffin SJ, Borch-Johnsen K, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Rutten GEHM, Sandbæk A, Sharp SJ, Simmons RK, van den Donk M, Wareham NJ, Lauritzen T (2011). Effect of early intensive multifactorial therapy on 5-year cardiovascular outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes detected by screening (ADDITION-Europe): a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet 378(9786):156-167.
  • Craggs C, Corder K, van Sluijs EMF, Griffin SJ (2011). Determinants of change in physical activity in children and adolescents. A systematic review. Am J Prev Med 40:645-658.
  • Corder K, van Sluijs EMF, Ekelund U, Jones AP, Griffin SJ (2010). Change in children’s physical activity over 12 months: longitudinal results from the SPEEDY study. Pediatrics 126: e926-35.