MBChB MSc DPhil FFPH
Senior Clinical Research Fellow
Ben Lacey is an epidemiologist and public health physician. He is a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the UK Biobank Epidemiology Group, based at the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), University of Oxford. His work is on the linkage of electronic health records in UK Biobank; the use of UK Biobank and other prospective studies to understand the major determinants of premature death and disability, with a particular focus on adiposity and other metabolic factors; and on the measurement of population health health using routine health data. He is also involved in several international collaborations. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, and received postgraduate specialty training in public health in Oxford, which included an MSc in Global Health Science and a DPhil in Epidemiology from the University of Oxford.