Dr Beverly Bergman

  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow (Public Health)

telephone: 0141 330 6482
email: Beverly.Bergman@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Dr Beverly Bergman trained in medicine at the University of Birmingham.  She worked as an Army doctor, initially in general practice before transferring into public health in 1996.   She was appointed Senior Lecturer in Preventive Medicine at the Royal Army Medical College in 1997, and was Honorary Senior Lecturer in Public Health and Epidemiology at the University of Birmingham 2002-2009.  Appointed Army Parkes Professor of Preventive Medicine in 2007, she was a member of the Army Medical Services Research Ethics Committee, the Surgeon General’s Research Strategy Group and the Army Scientific Advisory Committee.  She worked in the Army’s health policy unit at the Ministry of Defence before moving to Scotland where she was seconded to the Scottish Government as Military Medical Liaison Officer.   Since retiring from the Army in 2012, she has been at the Institute of Health & Wellbeing where she has recently completed a PhD study on the long-term health of military veterans in Scotland.


Research interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Military and veterans’ health
  • History of medicine
  • History of military public health
  • Earth Sciences and the interface with medicine and health

Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Trends in Scottish Veterans' Health
    Forces in Mind Trust
    2018 - 2021
     

Supervision

Publications

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Jump to: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013
Number of items: 22.

2019

Bergman, B.P., Macdonald, E.B. , Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2019) Healthy workers or less healthy leavers? Mortality in military veterans. Occupational Medicine, (doi:10.1093/occmed/kqz023) (PMID:30869774) (Early Online Publication)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. , Smith, D. J. and Pell, J. P. (2019) Non-fatal self-harm in Scottish military veterans: a retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched non-veterans. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 54(1), pp. 81-87. (doi:10.1007/s00127-018-1588-9) (PMID:30145625)

2018

Bergman, B.P., Laing, F., Chandler, A.S. and Calman, K.C. (2018) Witnessing history: a personal view of half a century in public health. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 48(2), pp. 181-191. (doi:10.4997/JRCPE.2018.214)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2018) Road traffic accidents in Scottish military veterans. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 113, pp. 287-291. (doi:10.1016/j.aap.2018.02.010) (PMID:29455117)

Bergman, B.P., Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2018) Peripheral arterial disease in Scottish military veterans: a retrospective cohort study of 57 000 veterans and 173 000 matched non-veterans. Journal of Public Health, (doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdy046) (PMID:29534220) (Early Online Publication)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2018) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Scottish military veterans. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 164(1), pp. 25-29. (doi:10.1136/jramc-2016-000729) (PMID:28500141)

2017

Bergman, B.P., Mackay, D.F. , Smith, D.J. and Pell, J.P. (2017) Suicide in Scottish military veterans: a 30-year retrospective cohort study. Occupational Medicine, 67(5), pp. 350-355. (doi:10.1093/occmed/kqx047) (PMID:28486642)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2017) Lymphohaematopoietic malignancies in Scottish military veterans: Retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 non-veterans. Cancer Epidemiology, 47, pp. 100-105. (doi:10.1016/j.canep.2017.02.001) (PMID:28236754)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2017) Tuberculosis in Scottish military veterans: evidence from a retrospective cohort study of 57 000 veterans and 173 000 matched non-veterans. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 163(1), pp. 53-57. (doi:10.1136/jramc-2015-000610) (PMID:27006373)

Bergman, B. P. (2017) Lead, isotopes and ice: a deadly legacy revealed. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 452, pp. 283-291. (doi:10.1144/sp452.2)

2016

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2016) Early adoption of screening and the changing pattern of cervical cancer in UK Military women: evidence from the Scottish Veterans Health Study. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 162(5), pp. 379-382. (doi:10.1136/jramc-2015-000544) (PMID:26684200)

Bergman, B., Mackay, D. and Pell, J. (2016) Understanding the Early Service Leaver. Occupational Health: Think Globally, Act Locally (EPICOH 2016), Barcelona, Spain, 4-7 Sept 2016. A99-A100. (doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103951.268)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. , Smith, D. J. and Pell, J. P. (2016) Long-term mental health outcomes of military service: national linkage study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched nonveterans. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 77(6), pp. 793-798. (doi:10.4088/JCP.15m09837)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. , Morrison, D. and Pell, J. P. (2016) Smoking-related cancer in military veterans: retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched non-veterans. BMC Cancer, 16, 311. (doi:10.1186/s12885-016-2347-5) (PMID:27178424) (PMCID:PMC4868009)

Wessely, S., Sim, M., Bergman, B., Castro, C., MacManus, D., Armour, C., Venables, K. and Fear, N. (2016) Panel Discussion and Summing-Up: Opportunities for Epidemiology in Studying the Transition from Military to Civilian Life. Occupational Health: Think Globally, Act Locally (EPICOH 2016), Barcelona, Spain, 4-7 Sept 2016. A101.1-A101. (doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103951.272)

2015

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2015) Motor neurone disease and military service: evidence from the Scottish Veterans Health Study: Table 1. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 72(12), pp. 877-879. (doi:10.1136/oemed-2015-103066) (PMID:26468494)

2014

Bergman, B.P., Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2014) Smoking-related Cancer in Scottish Military Veterans. 7th European Public Health Conference Mind the Gap: Reducing Inequalities in Health and Health Care, Glasgow, Scotland, 19-22 Nov 2014. (doi:10.1093/eurpub/cku162.038)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2014) Acute myocardial infarction in Scottish military veterans: a retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched nonveterans. American Journal of Epidemiology, 179(12), pp. 1434-1441. (doi:10.1093/aje/kwu082)

Bergman, B. P., Burdett, H. J. and Greenberg, N. (2014) Service life and beyond: institution or culture? RUSI Journal, 159(5), pp. 60-68. (doi:10.1080/03071847.2014.969946)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2014) Long-term consequences of alcohol misuse in Scottish military veterans. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 72(1), pp. 28-32. (doi:10.1136/oemed-2014-102234)

2013

Bergman, B. P. (2013) Commentary: Edmund Alexander Parkes, John Snow and the miasma controversy. International Journal of Epidemiology, 42(6), pp. 1562-1565. (doi:10.1093/ije/dyt212)

Bergman, B. P. (2013) The influence of geology in the development of public health. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 375(1), pp. 279-287. (doi:10.1144/SP375.6)

This list was generated on Sat May 18 20:53:54 2019 BST.
Number of items: 22.

Articles

Bergman, B.P., Macdonald, E.B. , Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2019) Healthy workers or less healthy leavers? Mortality in military veterans. Occupational Medicine, (doi:10.1093/occmed/kqz023) (PMID:30869774) (Early Online Publication)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. , Smith, D. J. and Pell, J. P. (2019) Non-fatal self-harm in Scottish military veterans: a retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched non-veterans. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 54(1), pp. 81-87. (doi:10.1007/s00127-018-1588-9) (PMID:30145625)

Bergman, B.P., Laing, F., Chandler, A.S. and Calman, K.C. (2018) Witnessing history: a personal view of half a century in public health. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 48(2), pp. 181-191. (doi:10.4997/JRCPE.2018.214)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2018) Road traffic accidents in Scottish military veterans. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 113, pp. 287-291. (doi:10.1016/j.aap.2018.02.010) (PMID:29455117)

Bergman, B.P., Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2018) Peripheral arterial disease in Scottish military veterans: a retrospective cohort study of 57 000 veterans and 173 000 matched non-veterans. Journal of Public Health, (doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdy046) (PMID:29534220) (Early Online Publication)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2018) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Scottish military veterans. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 164(1), pp. 25-29. (doi:10.1136/jramc-2016-000729) (PMID:28500141)

Bergman, B.P., Mackay, D.F. , Smith, D.J. and Pell, J.P. (2017) Suicide in Scottish military veterans: a 30-year retrospective cohort study. Occupational Medicine, 67(5), pp. 350-355. (doi:10.1093/occmed/kqx047) (PMID:28486642)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2017) Lymphohaematopoietic malignancies in Scottish military veterans: Retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 non-veterans. Cancer Epidemiology, 47, pp. 100-105. (doi:10.1016/j.canep.2017.02.001) (PMID:28236754)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2017) Tuberculosis in Scottish military veterans: evidence from a retrospective cohort study of 57 000 veterans and 173 000 matched non-veterans. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 163(1), pp. 53-57. (doi:10.1136/jramc-2015-000610) (PMID:27006373)

Bergman, B. P. (2017) Lead, isotopes and ice: a deadly legacy revealed. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 452, pp. 283-291. (doi:10.1144/sp452.2)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2016) Early adoption of screening and the changing pattern of cervical cancer in UK Military women: evidence from the Scottish Veterans Health Study. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 162(5), pp. 379-382. (doi:10.1136/jramc-2015-000544) (PMID:26684200)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. , Smith, D. J. and Pell, J. P. (2016) Long-term mental health outcomes of military service: national linkage study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched nonveterans. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 77(6), pp. 793-798. (doi:10.4088/JCP.15m09837)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. , Morrison, D. and Pell, J. P. (2016) Smoking-related cancer in military veterans: retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched non-veterans. BMC Cancer, 16, 311. (doi:10.1186/s12885-016-2347-5) (PMID:27178424) (PMCID:PMC4868009)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2015) Motor neurone disease and military service: evidence from the Scottish Veterans Health Study: Table 1. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 72(12), pp. 877-879. (doi:10.1136/oemed-2015-103066) (PMID:26468494)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2014) Acute myocardial infarction in Scottish military veterans: a retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched nonveterans. American Journal of Epidemiology, 179(12), pp. 1434-1441. (doi:10.1093/aje/kwu082)

Bergman, B. P., Burdett, H. J. and Greenberg, N. (2014) Service life and beyond: institution or culture? RUSI Journal, 159(5), pp. 60-68. (doi:10.1080/03071847.2014.969946)

Bergman, B. P., Mackay, D. F. and Pell, J. P. (2014) Long-term consequences of alcohol misuse in Scottish military veterans. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 72(1), pp. 28-32. (doi:10.1136/oemed-2014-102234)

Bergman, B. P. (2013) Commentary: Edmund Alexander Parkes, John Snow and the miasma controversy. International Journal of Epidemiology, 42(6), pp. 1562-1565. (doi:10.1093/ije/dyt212)

Bergman, B. P. (2013) The influence of geology in the development of public health. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 375(1), pp. 279-287. (doi:10.1144/SP375.6)

Conference or Workshop Item

Bergman, B., Mackay, D. and Pell, J. (2016) Understanding the Early Service Leaver. Occupational Health: Think Globally, Act Locally (EPICOH 2016), Barcelona, Spain, 4-7 Sept 2016. A99-A100. (doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103951.268)

Wessely, S., Sim, M., Bergman, B., Castro, C., MacManus, D., Armour, C., Venables, K. and Fear, N. (2016) Panel Discussion and Summing-Up: Opportunities for Epidemiology in Studying the Transition from Military to Civilian Life. Occupational Health: Think Globally, Act Locally (EPICOH 2016), Barcelona, Spain, 4-7 Sept 2016. A101.1-A101. (doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103951.272)

Bergman, B.P., Mackay, D.F. and Pell, J.P. (2014) Smoking-related Cancer in Scottish Military Veterans. 7th European Public Health Conference Mind the Gap: Reducing Inequalities in Health and Health Care, Glasgow, Scotland, 19-22 Nov 2014. (doi:10.1093/eurpub/cku162.038)

This list was generated on Sat May 18 20:53:54 2019 BST.