Harry Rutter


  • 3 EAST 3.37

1997 …2023
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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Complex systems methods
  • Obesity
  • Physical activity
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Climate change
  • Urbanisation
  • Global health
  • Structural drivers of health and illness
  • Health inequalities

Other responsibilities

Education/Academic qualification

Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Oxford

Public Health, Master of Science, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Medical Sciences Tripos, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Cambridge

External positions

Senior strategic adviser, Public Health England

Feb 2012 → …


  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • Complex systems
  • Obesity
  • Physical activity
  • Sustainability

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Projects 2007 2023

Research Output 1997 2019

Clustering of Multiple Energy Balance-Related Behaviors in School Children and its Association with Overweight and Obesity—WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI 2015–2017)

Bel-Serrat, S., Ojeda-Rodríguez, A., Heinen, M. M., Buoncristiano, M., Abdrakhmanova, S., Duleva, V., Sant’Angelo, V. F., Fijałkowska, A., Hejgaard, T., Huidumac, C., Hyska, J., Kujundzic, E., Milanović, S. M., Ovezmyradova, G., Pérez-Farinós, N., Petrauskiene, A., Rito, A. I., Shengelia, L., Braunerová, R. T., Rutter, H. & 3 othersMurrin, C. M., Kelleher, C. C. & Breda, J., 27 Feb 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Efficacy of population-wide diabetes and obesity prevention programs: An overview of systematic reviews on proximal, intermediate, and distal outcomes and a meta-analysis of impact on BMI

Roberts, S., Pilard, L., Chen, J., Hirst, J., Rutter, H. & Greenhalgh, T., 1 May 2019, In : Obesity Reviews. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implications of a complexity perspective for systematic reviews and guideline development in health decision making

Petticrew, M., Knai, C., Thomas, J., Rehfuess, E. A., Noyes, J., Gerhardus, A., Grimshaw, J. M., Rutter, H. & McGill, E., 25 Jan 2019, In : BMJ Global Health. 4, Suppl 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Million Migrants study of healthcare and mortality outcomes in non-EU migrants and refugees to England: Analysis protocol for a linked population-based cohort study of 1.5 million migrants

Burns, R., Pathak, N., Campos-Matos, I., Zenner, D., Katikireddi, S. V., Muzyamba, M. C., Miranda, J. J., Gilbert, R., Rutter, H., Jones, L., Williamson, E., Hayward, A. C., Smeeth, L., Abubakar, I., Hemingway, H. & Aldridge, R. W., 17 Jan 2019, In : Wellcome Open Research. 4, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

NIHR SPHR Guidance on Systems Approaches to Local Public Health Evaluation. Part 1: Introducing systems thinking

Egan, M., McGill, E., Anderson de Cuevas, R., Er, V., Lock, K., Popay, J., Savona, N., Cummins, S., Rutter, H., Whitehead, M., De Vocht, F., White, M., Smith, R., Andreeva, M., Meier, P., Marks, D. & Petticrew, M., 25 Mar 2019, London, U. K.: National Institute for Health Research School for Public Health Research. 19 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report