Wednesday 9 September
12.15–13.45Lunch available to purchase (King’s Walk Bistro)
12.45–13.45Invited reception for invited speakers, new members, students, SSM Committee and Local Organising Committee (Bamburgh Room, King’s Walk)
12.45–13.45Posters and exhibits (King’s Hall)
14.00–14.10Welcome (Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building)
14.10–15.00Cochrane Lecture (Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building)
Professor Sally Macintyre “Good intentions and received wisdom are not good enough”
15.00–15.30Refreshments and poster viewing (King’s Hall)
Parallel session ABedson 1.46Bedson LG.38Bedson 1.48Bedson G.35Bedson G.34Bedson G.37
Lifecourse CVDMaternal healthPhysical activityInequalities IMental healthCancer I
15.30–15.50*Is accelerated postnatal growth associated with blood pressure in childhood?K Tilling et al A1Social and biological determinants of reproductive success in Swedish males and females born 1915–1929I Koupil et al A5Tracking of physical activity behaviours during childhood, adolescence and young adulthood: A systematic review.JMM Evans et al A9Ethnicity and cancer treatment in New Zealand: do Maori patients get a worse deal?S Hill et al A13Early menarche is associated with an increased risk for depressive symptoms in adolescent girls in a UK cohortC Joinson et al A17Seasonal variation in birth and diagnosis of cancer in children and young people in Northern England, 1968–2005NO Basta et al A21
15.55–16.15*Elevated blood pressure in early adulthood as a predictor of later coronary heart disease mortality: up to 83 years’ follow-up in the Harvard alumni health studyL Gray et al A2Trends in maternal obesity and health inequalities in a nationally representative sample of 619,323 births in England, UK, 1989–2007N Heslehurst et al A6The multiple scales of area effects on health: from evidence to implications for public health practice and policyM Riva A10Socioeconomic differences in statin use after deregulation of simvastatin in the UK: the Whitehall II prospective cohort studyI Forde et al A14Regulatory guidance on prescribing selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants to young people: ecological study of effects on international suicide trends.B Wheeler et al A18The epidemiology of bone cancer diagnosed in 0–49 year olds in northern England, 1981–2002RJQ McNally et al A22
16.20–16.40Working characteristics and cardiovascular disease: are associations confounded by early life risk factors?C Thomas et al A3Inherited risk of pre-eclampsia: using two approaches for analysisEA Raja et al A7The 2008 Great North Run as public health intervention: participant characteristics and changes in physical activity and body mass index from 20 weeks before to 20 weeks after the eventSocio-demographic predictors of uptake of MMR immunisation in the Lifeways cohort studyL Jessop et al A15Social class differences in anxiety and depression across the life-course: evidence from three cohorts in the west of ScotlandMJ Green et al A19Incidence of central nervous system tumours with the use of hormone replacement therapyV Benson et al A23
J Adams et al A11
16.45–17.05Lifecourse predictors of adult fibrinogen concentrations: the Newcastle thousand families birth cohortBreastfeeding is associated with improved child cognitive development: evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort StudyHealthy eating and physical activity choices in socio-economically disadvantaged women: the role of health literacyFood poverty and dietary quality: is there a relationship?Suicide in England and Wales 1861–2005: A time trends analysisInternational trends in prostate cancer incidence and mortality in 20 countries from 1980 to 2002
MS Pearce et al A4MA Quigley et al A8J Edwards et al A12J Harrington et al A16K Thomas et al A20AE Carsin et al A24
17.10–18.10SSM Annual General Meeting (Bedson 1.46)
19.15–20.45Conference reception (Riverside Suite, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts)