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Neil PoulterNeil Poulter

Professor of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine

Imperial College London

Professor Neil Poulter qualified at St Mary’s Hospital, London in 1974. From 1980 to 1985, he co-ordinated a hypertension research programme at the Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Kenya, then gained an MSc (Epidemiology) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1986. In 1997, he was appointed Professor of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College London, where he is currently Co-Director of the ICCH and of the Imperial Clinical Trials Unit. He is an honorary consultant physician and epidemiologist at the Peart-Rose (Hypertension and CVD Prevention) Clinic at the Hammersmith Hospital, London. He was Co-PI of the WHO Oral Contraceptive Case-Control Study at University College London, and played a senior role in several trials including ASCOT and ADVANCE.

He was President of the British Hypertension Society (2003-2005) and is currently President-Elect of the International Society of Hypertension;  Member of the World Heart Federation, Scientific Policy and Advocacy Committee;  and Chair of the Council, International Society of Cardiovascular Disease, Epidemiology and Prevention.

In 2008, he was elected as one of the inaugural Senior Investigators of NIHR UK, and in 2009, as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Professor Poulter has contributed chapters to several major textbooks and published over 385 papers in peer-reviewed medical journals. He is among the top 1% most cited academics in clinical medicine (Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher 2014 report).

Neil Poulter

Professor of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine

Imperial College London




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Forthcoming events

Ethox/WEH Seminar - Regulation of AI in healthcare: what should we expect?

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Ethox/WEH Seminar - Genomic secondary findings in inherited heart conditions: a recall by genotype study

Wednesday, 04 September 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Oxford Open Doors

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 12.30pm to 4pm

The Nuffield Department of Population Health will be open to the public as part of this year's Open Doors event. Find out how medical researchers use big data to answer important questions about human health around the world.

Pharmaceutical policies in the long run: reflections on 60th anniversary of the Hinchliffe Report

Monday, 11 November 2019, 9.30am to 5pm @ Merton College, Merton Street Oxford, OX1 4JD

Designing and Running Streamlined Randomized Trials

Monday, 13 January 2020 to Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 9.30am - 5pm