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Professor Pablo Perel

MD MSc PhD

Professor
of Clinical Epidemiology

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
44(0)2079588120

I am a cardiologist and epidemiologist with expertise in clinical trials  , prognosis research, 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 the Co-Director of the Centre for Global Chronic Conditions.

I am Editor of the Global Heart Journal and Editorial Advisor of the Cochrane Heart Group.


I divide my time between London and Geneva where I work as Senior Science Advisor for the World Heart Federation. 
 

Affiliations

Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Centre for Global Chronic Conditions
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 related to innovations (including eHealth) to manage people with cardiovascular diseases in limited-resources and humanitarian settings.  

I am currently conducting cardiovascular implementation research studies in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America. 

 

Research Area
Clinical trials
Complex interventions
Diagnostics
Health services research
Health systems
Systematic reviews
Global Health
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

Health system challenges to hypertension and related non-communicable diseases prevention and treatment: perspectives from Ghanaian stakeholders.
Laar AK; Adler AJ; Kotoh AM; Legido-Quigley H; Lange IL; Perel P; Lamptey P
2019
BMC health services research
Management of diabetes and associated costs in a complex humanitarian setting in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a retrospective cohort study.
Ansbro ÉM; Biringanine M; Caleo G; Prieto-Merino D; Sadique Z; Perel P; Jobanputra K; Roberts B
2019
BMJ open
Access to Essential Medicines for Circulatory Diseases: A Call to Action.
McKee M; Scarlatescu O; Wood D; Eiselé J-L; Perel P; Yusuf S
2019
Global heart
The comparative effectiveness of fourth-line drugs in resistant hypertension: An application in electronic health record data.
Sinnott S-J; Smeeth L; Williamson E; Perel P; Nitsch D; Tomlinson LA; Douglas IJ
2019
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
Acceptability and feasibility of a national essential medicines list in Canada: a qualitative study of perceptions of decision-makers and policy stakeholders.
Jarvis JD; Murphy A; Perel P; Persaud N
2019
CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne
Cardiovascular Disease among Syrian refugees: a descriptive study of patients in two Médecins Sans Frontières clinics in northern Lebanon.
Boulle P; Sibourd-Baudry A; Ansbro É; Prieto Merino D; Saleh N; Zeidan RK; Perel P
2019
Conflict and health
Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of text messages targeting adherence to cardiovascular medications in secondary prevention: the txt2heart Colombia randomised controlled trial protocol.
Bermon A; Uribe-Rodríguez AF; Pérez-Rivero PF; Prieto-Merino D; Cáceres Rivera DI; Guio E; Atkins L; Horne R; Murray E; Serrano Díaz NC
2019
BMJ open
Cardiovascular risk prediction in India: Comparison of the original and recalibrated Framingham prognostic models in urban populations.
Gupta P; Prieto-Merino D; Ajay V; Singh K; Roy A; Krishnan A; Narayan KMV; Ali M; Tandon N; Prabhakaran D
2019
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