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Daniel Prieto-Alhambra

MD MSc(Oxf) PhD

Associate Professor and NIHR Clinician Scientist

Associate Professor Daniel Prieto-Alhambra studied Medical Sciences in 1996-2002 at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). He continued his clinical training and became a qualified General Practitioner in 2006. In the years 2007-2009 he obtained an MSc degree in Primary Care Research (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain), and in June 2009 he moved to Oxford and started working as an Honorary Research Fellow in Epidemiology within the Botnar Research Centre.

There, Associate Professor Prieto-Alhambra completed the research that led to his PhD on the topic "Knee osteoarthritis and fractures: a potential role of bisphosphonates", which was presented and awarded "Excellent Cum Laude, with a European Mention" in April/2011. More recently, he obtained an MSc in Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS, University of Oxford) and a Certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).

He has experience in the design, analysis and interpretation of electronic medical records including data from the United Kingdom (CPRD, former GPRD) and from other countries: SIDIAP Database (Spain), Danish Health Registries (Denmark), HSD (Italy), Pharmo, and IPCI (Netherlands).

In June 2012, he joined the Epidemiology group (Botnar Research Centre, NDORMS) as a Senior Clinical Research Fellow leading database and pharmacoepidemiological research within the group. He is also the Scientific Coordinator of the SIDIAP Database. In 2015 he was awarded the title of Associate Professor at the University of Oxford.

He has been awarded an NIHR Clinician Scientist fellowship on the topic "Using NHS data for musculoskeletal epidemiology.