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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 Deputy Editor 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
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 (including eHealth) on global cardiovascular diseases.  

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

 

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

Uses of polypills for cardiovascular disease and evidence to date.
Huffman, M.D. ; Xavier, D. ; Perel, P. ;
2017
Lancet
Prognosis of undiagnosed chest pain: linked electronic health record cohort study.
Jordan, K.P. ; Timmis, A. ; Croft, P. ; van der Windt, D.A. ; Denaxas, S. ; González-Izquierdo, A. ; Hayward, R.A. ; Perel, P. ; Hemingway, H. ;
2017
BMJ
Evaluation of a community-based hypertension improvement program (ComHIP) in Ghana: data from a baseline survey.
Lamptey, P. ; Laar, A. ; Adler, A.J. ; Dirks, R. ; Caldwell, A. ; Prieto-Merino, D. ; Aerts, A. ; Pearce, N. ; Perel, P. ;
2017
BMC Public Health
Mobile phone text messaging to improve medication adherence in secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Adler, A.J. ; Martin, N. ; Mariani, J. ; Tajer, C.D. ; Owolabi, O.O. ; Free, C. ; Serrano, N.C. ; Casas, J.P. ; Perel, P. ;
2017
Cochrane Database Syst Rev
Integrating cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, and diabetes with HIV services: a systematic review.
Haldane, V. ; Legido-Quigley, H. ; Chuah, F.L.H. ; Sigfrid, L. ; Murphy, G. ; Ong, S.E. ; Cervero-Liceras, F. ; Watt, N. ; Balabanova, D. ; Hogarth, S. ; Maimaris, W. ; Buse, K. ; McKee, M. ; Piot, P. ; Perel, P. ;
2017
AIDS Care
The Heart of 25 by 25: Achieving the Goal of Reducing Global and Regional Premature Deaths From Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke: A Modeling Study From the American Heart Association and World Heart Federation.
Sacco, R.L. ; Roth, G.A. ; Reddy, K.S. ; Arnett, D.K. ; Bonita, R. ; Gaziano, T.A. ; Heidenreich, P.A. ; Huffman, M.D. ; Mayosi, B.M. ; Mendis, S. ; Murray, C.J. ; Perel, P. ; Piñeiro, D.J. ; Smith, S.C. Jr; Taubert, K.A. ; Wood, D.A. ; Zhao, D. ; Zoghbi, W.A. ;
2016
Circulation
Innovating healthcare delivery to address noncommunicable diseases in low-income settings: the example of hypertension.
Piot, P.; Aerts, A.; Wood, D.A.; Lamptey, P.; Oti, S.; Connell, K.; Dorairaj, P.; Boufford, J.I.; Caldwell, A.; Perel, P.;
2016
Future Cardiol
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