Dr Victoria Coathup BSc MSc PhD

Researcher in Epidemiology and Statistics


Victoria joined the NPEU in early 2017 as a Researcher in Epidemiology and Statistics. Her current work investigates relationships between gestational age at birth and child health outcomes using routinely collected hospital data. Before joining the NPEU, she worked as a Researcher at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technology (HeLEX) at the University of Oxford, conducting surveys about patient and participant involvement in research. Victoria completed a PhD in 2016 which explored associations between maternal diet, alcohol consumption and offspring outcomes.


  • Coathup V, Northstone K, Gray R, Wheeler S, Smith L. Dietary Patterns and Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy: Secondary Analysis of Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2017;10.1111/acer.13379.
  • Coathup V, Smith L, Boulton M. Exploration of dietary patterns and alcohol consumption in pregnant women in the UK: A mixed methods study. Midwifery. 2017;51:24-32.
  • Coathup V, Northstone K, Izadi H, Wheeler S, Smith L. Do Maternal Dietary Antioxidants Modify the Relationship Between Binge Drinking and Small for Gestational Age? Findings from a Longitudinal Cohort Study. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2018;10.1111/acer.13864.