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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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Richard Doll Seminar: Design and analysis of prevalence surveys in low-resource settings

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

WEH/Ethox Seminar

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

HERC Seminar: Learning healthcare systems for cost-effective precision oncology.

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 12pm to 1pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

The Global Response to the Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Outbreak

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 2.30pm to 4pm @ Seminar rooms, Big Data Institute

Richard Doll Seminar: The Risk of Everything – using linked electronic health records to develop and validate risk prediction tools for use in clinical care

Tuesday, 03 March 2020, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

WEH/Ethox Seminar: Building research capacity through North-South Partnerships: some ethical reflections and a social justice agenda

Wednesday, 04 March 2020, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF