Dr Ben Lacey

Ben Lacey


Clinical Research Fellow, CTSU

Ben Lacey is an epidemiologist and public health doctor. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh (1999-2004) and undertook specialist training in public health at the NHS Oxford Deanery (2007-2013). He holds an MSc in Global Health Science (University of Oxford, 2008) and a DPhil in Epidemiology (University of Oxford, 2013). He joined the Prospective Studies Group in 2015, having spent a few years working as a clinical epidemiologist in Western Australia. His main research interest is the effect of adiposity and other lifestyle factors on premature adult mortality. He is involved with several large-scale prospective studies conducted in the UK, Mexico, Russia, Cuba and India.