Stergiani is a PhD student in Social Epidemiology at the Centre for Longitudinal studies, holding an ESRC studentship for her doctoral studies.
Her main areas of interest are broadly on social and structural determinants of population health and health disparities.
More specifically her work examines the longitudinal impact of social capital on mortality and physical and mental health outcomes (using health biomarkers). For her PhD research, she will be using longitudinal data mainly from the National Child Development Study (NCDS) and the British Cohort Study (BCS), with special interest to the Biomedical and Death datasets of NCDS.
For her research she makes use of advanced statistical methods.
Stergiani has a BSc in Environmental Science (2014) from University of the Aegean, Greece and a MPhil in Public Health (2015) from University of Cambridge, UK.
Her supervisors while at CLS are Professors George Ploubidis and Alice Sullivan.