Senior Investigator Profile

First NamePaul
Award StatusEmeritus
Current PostProfessor of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine
DepartmentEpidemiology and Biostatistics
Telephone020 7594 3328
InstitutionImperial College London
NHS TrustImperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Region NameLondon
Primary Research FieldPublic Health - Epidemiology
Secondary Research FieldPublic Health-Environmental & Occupational Health
BiographyPaul Elliott is Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health at Imperial College London, and an Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine in the Directorate of Public Health and Primary Care at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He leads the Biobanking research theme of the Imperial College NIHR Biomedical Research Centre and has been an NIHR Senior Investigator since 2012. He holds an ACCEA platinum award. He is Director of the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health established in 2009 in partnership with King's College London (Prof Frank Kelly) and funded to 2019. The Centre includes the Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU) which he has led as Director since 1991. He is also the Imperial AHSC Director of Information Governance. Paul Elliott leads a wide-ranging research programme investigating the role of environmental, genetic and lifestyle risk factors for human health. He has considerable experience of the design and management of large-scale epidemiological studies including INTERSALT (urinary sodium excretion and blood pressure), INTERMAP (dietary factors and blood pressure), AIRWAVE Health Monitoring Study (UK police force), COSMOS (mobile phones and health) and the Qatar Biobank study. He also leads the MRC-funded UK MED-BIO project, which aims to develop large-scale computational capacity to process so-called "big data". He is a founding member of the UK Biobank Steering Committee, and chairs the Enhancements Working Group. He is a co-PI of the National Phenome Centre which provides a national resource for metabolic profiling for researchers. Internationally, he regularly provides epidemiological advice to the AHA, CDC and WHO on sodium intake and human health and contributed to the WHO Guideline on Sodium Intake for Adults and Children (WHO 2012).

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