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Dani Prieto-Alhambra

MD MSc(Oxf) PhD

Professor of Pharmaco- and Device Epidemiology

  • Theme Lead for Observational Research, Centre for Statistics in Medicine
  • NIHR Senior Research Fellow
  • Fellow of the International Society of Pharmaco-Epidemiology, FISPE

Real World Evidence, Pharmaco-epidemiology, Device Epidemiology

I am an epidemiologist using routinely collected health data to generate reliable evidence for improved patient care here at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine in NDORMS.

Through an NIHR Senior Research Fellowship, I am investigating the use, safety, effectiveness and cost of drugs and devices as used in usual practice conditions and amongst older people with complex health needs.

I lead Pharmaco- and Device Epidemiology research at NDORMS, and have experience designing, analysing and interpreting electronic medical records from around the world. I’ve worked on databases like the United Kingdom’s CPRD (formerly GPRD), Spain’s SIDIAP Database, Denmark’s Danish Health Registries, Italy’s HSD, and the Netherlands’ IPCI (Netherlands).

More recently, I have joined the European Health Data & Evidence Network EHDEN ( and the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics OHDSI ( in an effort to accelerate and improve the quality of real world evidence internationally.

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