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Ben Lacey


Associate Professor

  • Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU)

Ben Lacey is an epidemiologist and public health physician. He leads the UK Biobank Epidemiology Group, based at the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), University of Oxford. His research focuses on the measurement of population health (including the burden of disease attributable to major risk factors, such as adiposity, alcohol, and smoking) and on health inequalities. He qualified in medicine from the University of Edinburgh, and received an MSc in Global Health Science and a DPhil in Epidemiology from the University of Oxford. He was elected as a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in 2012.