Professor Pablo Perel
MD MSc PhD
of Clinical Epidemiology
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.
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 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.