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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 Physician, Public Health, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

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

He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and trained as a specialist in public health in Oxford. During specialist training, he received an MSc in Global Health Science and a DPhil in Epidemiology, both from the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and an Honorary Consultant in Public Health at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. He joined the Nuffield Department of Population Health in 2015.

His research focuses primarily on large-scale epidemiological studies of the major causes of premature death, particularly from vascular and other non-communicable diseases. He also has a developing interest in the applications of health informatics to public health research and practice. He currently works on studies in India, China, Cuba, Russia, Mexico and the UK.