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Associate Professor Ben Lacey

Associate Professor Ben Lacey

Ben Lacey



Ben Lacey is Associate Professor and UK Biobank Epidemiology Lead at the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford.

His research interests are in population health metrics, health inequalities, and the enhancement of large-scale observational epidemiology.

He studied Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, qualifying in 2004. After a few years clinical work, he undertook specialty training in Public Health, and received both a master’s degree in Global Health Science and a doctorate in Epidemiology from the University of Oxford. He joined the Nuffield Department of Population Health in 2015.

He is also an Honorary Consultant Physician in Public Health at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, and Associate Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford.