Dr Ben Lacey
MBChB MSc DPhil FFPH
Clinical Research Fellow, Population Studies Group, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit
Dr Ben Lacey is a public health physician and epidemiologist. He is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, and Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Ben studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh (1999-2004), and completed specialty training in Public Health Medicine at the NHS Oxford Deanery (2007-2013). During specialty training, he completed an MSc in Global Health Science (University of Oxford, 2008) and DPhil in Epidemiology (University of Oxford, 2013).
His research is broadly aimed at improving the quality of public health data in different populations. He has a special interest in the use of large-scale epidemiological studies (and routinely-collected healthcare data) to measure population health, understand the main determinants of vascular and other chronic diseases, and inform health policy.
He works on several large-scale prospective cohort studies in low- and middle-income countries, including: Chennai Prospective Study (0.5 million participants), Cuba Prospective Study (0.15 million), Russia Prospective Study (0.2 million), Trivandrum Tobacco Study (0.4 million) and Mexico City Prospective Study (0.15 million). He also works on the population health applications of the NHS electronic patient record data.
P6258 Burden of hypertension and associated risks for cardiovascular mortality in Cuba: prospective cohort study of 150,000 men and women
Lacey B. et al, (2017)
The Role of Emerging Risk Factors in Cardiovascular Outcomes.
Lacey B. et al, (2017), Curr Atheroscler Rep, 19
Systolic Blood Pressure and Vascular Disease in Men Aged 65 Years and Over: The HIMS (Health in Men Study).
Lacey B. et al, (2017), Hypertension, 69, 1053 - 1059
Uncontrolled Hypertension and Risk of Cardiovascular Mortality in China-Reply.
Lewington S. et al, (2016), JAMA Intern Med, 176
PS045 Smoking and Mortality in 130 000 Cubans: A Prospective Study
Lewington S. et al, (2016), Global Heart, 11, e24 - e24