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. 





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.


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 areas

  • Clinical trials
  • Complex interventions
  • Health systems
  • Mobile technologies
  • Systematic reviews


  • Epidemiology
  • Medicine

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Injuries
  • Non-communicable diseases


  • Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
  • South Asia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
  • World

Other interests

  • Access To Care
  • Access To Medicines
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Low And Middle Income Countries
  • NCDs-Intervention Research
  • eHealth
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