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Rory Collins is the Head, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive, UK Biobank, and the British Heart Foundation Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Oxford. He was born in Hong Kong and received his medical degree from St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, University of London. He was Knighted for Services to Science in 2011 and became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2015. He has delivered the Paul Dudley White International Lecture of the American Heart Association and the Royal Society of Medicine William Harvey Lecture, and he has received both the European Society of Cardiology Gold Medal and the British Cardiovascular Society MacKenzie Medal.

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Awards and Prizes, Epidemiologic Methods, Heart Diseases, Humans, Observational Studies as Topic, Physicians, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Societies, Medical