Professor Gita Mishra

Gita Mishra is Professor of Life Course Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Queensland and an ALSWH Professorial Research Fellow. Prior to her appointment as a Professor of Life Course Epidemiology at the School of Population Health, University of Queensland Gita was a programme leader at the MRC Unit Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College London, where she led the programme on Lifetime lifestyles and social environment in relation to health and ageing outcomes. Professor Mishra has addressed numerous methodological challenges in analysing data across the life course from the issues of measurement errors and missing data, to the techniques of modelling trajectories. She has also instigated and collaborated on several research projects ranging across many aspects of women’s health, from the experience of menopausal transition to the role of socio-economic status on health inequalities. Her longstanding interests include: statistical methodology for longitudinal studies, constructing measures of dietary patterns, life course approach to health, and women’s health .