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Dr Ben Lacey

Dr Ben Lacey

Ben Lacey

MBChB MSc DPhil FFPH


Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Ben Lacey is a public health physician and epidemiologist. He is a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at UK Biobank, based at the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), University of Oxford. His research is on large-scale observational epidemiology, including the use of electronic health records to enhance the measurement of population health, and the design, conduct and analysis of large cohort studies of the determinants of chronic diseases. He is currently working on UK Biobank and on studies in Cuba, Mexico, Malaysia, and India. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and undertook specialist training in public health in Oxford, during which time he received an MSc in Global Health Science and a DPhil in Epidemiology. He was made a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health in 2012.