Who's Who

Jin Young Park


Prevention and Implementation Group



Academic Degrees

2012PhDEpidemiologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
2007MPhilEpidemiologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
2006MScPublic Health, NutritionLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineLondonUK

Current Research Projects

  • Dietary intake and biological measurement of folate: A qualitative review of validation studies
    Jin Young Park, Stein Emil Vollset, Alida Melse-Boonstra, Véronique Chajès, Per Magne Ueland and Nadia Slimani

  • Serum vitamin B profiles and their association with dietary intakes: results from a cross-sectional study within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Jin Young Park, Aurelie Moskal, Pietro Ferrari, Simone Eussen, Per Magne Ueland, Stein Emil Vollset, Øivind Midttun, Mattias Johansson, Carlos González, Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita,… Shu-Chun Chuang, Paolo Vineis, Nadia Slimani

  • Dietary folate intake and pancreatic cancer risk: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Jin Young Park, Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita, other pancreatic cancer working group members, Shu-Chun Chuang, Paolo Vineis, Nadia Slimani

Selected Publications

Park JY, Mitrou PN, Luben RN, Wareham NJ and Khaw KT (2012) Self-reported and measured anthropometric data and colorectal cancer risk in the EPIC-Norfolk study International Journal of Obesity, 36 (1) : 107-118

Park JY, Mitrou PN, Luben RN, Wareham NJ and Khaw KT (2011) Effects of body size and socio-demographic characteristics on differences between self-reported and measured anthropometric data in men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk study European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 65(3) : 357-367

Park JY, Nicolas G, Freisling H, Biessy C, Scalbert A, Romieu I, Chajès V, Chuang SC, Ericson U, Wallström P, Ros MM, Peeters PH, Mattiello A, Palli D, María Huerta J, Amiano P, Halkjær J, Dahm CC, Trichopoulou A, Orfanos P, Teucher B, Feller S, Skeie G, Engeset D, Boutron-Ruault MC, Clavel-Chapelon F, Crowe F, Khaw KT, Vineis P, Slimani N. (2011) Comparison of standardised dietary folate intake across 10 countries in the EPIC study British Journal of Nutrition, Nov 1 (Epub ahead of print) : 1-18

Park JY, Mitrou PN, Keen J, Dahm C, Gay L, Luben RN, McTaggart A, Khaw KT, Ball RY, Arends M and Bingham S. (2010) Lifestyle factors and p53 mutation patterns in colorectal cancer patients: results from the EPIC-Norfolk study Mutagenesis, 25(4) : 351-358

Park JY, Dahm CC, Keogh RH, Mitrou PN, Cairns BJ, Greenwood DC, Spencer EA, Fentiman IS, Shipley MJ, Brunner EJ, Cade JE, Burley VJ, Mishra GD, Kuh D, Stephen AM, White IR, Luben RN, Mulligan AA, Khaw KT, Rodwell SA. (2010) Alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer risk: results from the UK Dietary Cohort Consortium British Journal of Cancer, 103(5) : 747-756

Prizes, Honours

IARC Postdoctoral Fellowship (jointly supported by the EU Marie Curie Actions-People-COFUND) (Nov 2010- Nov 2012)