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Dr Ben Lacey

Dr Ben Lacey

Ben Lacey

MBChB MSc DPhil FFPH


Senior Clinical Research Fellow

  • Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU)

Ben Lacey is an epidemiologist and public health physician. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, qualifying in 2004. After a few years clinical work, he trained as a specialist in public health in Oxford (2007-13), during which he received an MSc in Global Health Science and a DPhil in Epidemiology from the University of Oxford. He then worked at the University of Western Australia, before returning to Oxford to join the Nuffield Department of Population Health in 2015. He was appointed Honorary Consultant in Public Health at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2017. His research interests include: large-scale prospective studies of the causes and prevention of vascular disease; burden of disease analyses; and the applications of health informatics to public health research and practice. He currently works on studies in India, Cuba, Russia, Mexico and the UK.