Dr Ben Lacey

Dr Ben Lacey

Ben Lacey

MBChB MSc DPhil FFPH


Senior Clinical Research Fellow

  • Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), Nuffield Department of Population Health
  • Honorary Consultant in Public Health, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Ben Lacey is an epidemiologist and public health physician at the Nuffield Department of Population Health, Oxford University. 

He studied medicine at Edinburgh University (1999-2004) and trained as a specialist in public health in Oxford (2007-13). During specialist training, he completed an MSc in Global Health Science and a DPhil in Epidemiology at Oxford University. He joined the Nuffield Department of Population Health in 2015 and was appointed as an Honorary Consultant in Public Health at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2017.

His research interest include: the measurement of population health; the use of large-scale epidemiological studies to understand the major causes of vascular and other non-communicable diseases; and the applications of health informatics to population health research and public health practice. He currently works on studies in India, Cuba, Russia, China, Mexico and the UK.