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Dr Pablo Perel

MD MSc PhD

Associate Professor

I am a cardiologist and epidemiologist with expertise in clinical trials  systematic reviews, and implementation research. I trained in internal medicine and cardiology in Argentina and did a MSc and PhD in Epidemiology at the LSHTM where I am currently the Director of the Centre for Global NCDs. http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/centres/global_ncd/ . 

 

I am Deputy Editor of the Cochrane Heart Group and the Global Heart Journal.
I divide my time between London and Geneva where I work as Senior Science Advisor for the World Heart Federation. 
 

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Global Non-Communicable Diseases
Health and Social Change (ECOHOST)
Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre

Teaching

My main area of teaching are non communicable diseases, clinical trials, systematic reviews , and prognostic research. I teach both at the in-house and distance learning courses.  I am the organizer of the short course Issues in Global NCDs, I was co-organizer of the module "Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases", the short course "Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of health research" and the DL module "Reporting and Reviewing Clinical Trials". 

I supervise MSc and PhD students.

Research

I  have a particular interest on implementation research (including eHealth) on global cardiovascular diseases.  

I am currently conducting implementation research studies in India, Colombia and Ghana. 

 

Research Area
Clinical trials
Complex interventions
Health systems
Systematic reviews
Mobile technologies
Discipline
Epidemiology
Medicine
Disease and Health Conditions
Cardiovascular disease
Injuries
Diabetes
Non-communicable diseases
Region
Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
World

Selected Publications

Comparison of treatment effects between animal experiments and clinical trials: systematic review.
Perel, P.; Roberts, I.; Sena, E.; Wheble, P.; Briscoe, C.; Sandercock, P.; Macleod, M.; Mignini, L.E.; Jayaram, P.; Khan, K.S.;
BMJ
Prognosis following head injury: a survey of doctors from developing and developed countries.
Perel, P.; Wasserberg, J.; Ravi, R.R.; Shakur, H.; Edwards, P.; Roberts, I.;
J Eval Clin Pract
Road safety in low- and middle-income countries: a neglected research area.
Perel, P.; Ker, K.; Ivers, R.; Blackhall, K.;
Inj Prev
Nutritional support for head-injured patients.
Perel, P. ; Yanagawa, T. ; Bunn, F. ; Roberts, I. ; Wentz, R. ; Pierro, A. ;
Cochrane Database Syst Rev
Systematic review of prognostic models in traumatic brain injury.
Perel, P.; Edwards, P.; Wentz, R.; Roberts, I.;
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak
Household wealth and the metabolic syndrome in the whitehall II study
Perel, P.; Langenberg, C.; Ferrie, J.; Moser, K.; Brunner, E.; Marmot, M.
Diabetes Care
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