Rebecca Lacey

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Becca is a social epidemiologist who researches how the early life family environment influences health across the lifecourse. Becca is currently based in the Population Health Research Institute at St George’s, University of London. She currently leads two programmes of research – one on childhood adversities and the other on young and young adult carers. Prior to her move to St George’s in June 2023, she worked at UCL for 11 years in the Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and co-directed the MSc Social Epidemiology.


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Adverse childhood experiences: how common are they and who is most at risk?


In this joint blog, Becca Lacey and Sarah Stock explore a recent meta-analysis on the global prevalence of adverse childhood experiences, which looks at the groups of people most at risk of experiencing them.

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