Daniel Prieto-Alhambra (Oxford, UK)

Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, MD, MSc, PhD, FISPE is 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, he is 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. He leads Pharmaco- and Device Epidemiology research at NDORMS, and has experience designing, analyzing and interpreting electronic medical records from around the world. He has 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, he has joined the European Health Data & Evidence Network EHDEN (www.ehden.eu) and the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics OHDSI (www.ohdsi.org) in an effort to accelerate and improve the quality of real-world evidence internationally. He has published a total of 290 Pubmed-indexed manuscripts to date.