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Julia Hippisley-Cox

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & General Practice, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Professor Hippisley-Cox is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and General Practice in the Division of Primary Care and a sessional GP in Nottingham. She was co-founder of the QResearch database (www.qresearch.org) which is one of the largest clinical research databases worldwide. She also established QSurveillance (www.qsurveillance.org) which is one of the worlds largest real time surveillance systems for infectious diseases. Her research interests are very broad and include the development of risk prediction algorithms using electronic databases from general practices. She has developed and validated risk prediction algorithms for a range of diseases including cardiovascular disease (www.qrisk.org). She is director of small medical software company (ClinRisk Ltd).

Research Summary

Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox is a General Practitioner and researcher whose innovative methods have been recognised by her peers in the UK and internationally. Her recent projects have included… read more

Professor Hippisley-Cox reviews grants for many funding bodies and papers for many journals. She is a member of the Confidentiality Advisory Committe

Current Research

Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox is a General Practitioner and researcher whose innovative methods have been recognised by her peers in the UK and internationally. Her recent projects have included establishing QResearch, the largest clinical research database in the world in partnership with leading clinical systems provider EMIS, and also QSurveillance, the largest surveillance system of its kind worldwide.

Research interests:

  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Health inequalities
  • Science of health informatics
  • Analysis and manipulation of large Primary Care datasets
  • Planning and measuring health service delivery Techniques
  • Epidemiological research (trend analysis / prevalence / incidence & mortality rates analysis / quality of care analysis)
  • Informatics
  • Innovative methodologies for analysing of primary care and public health databases
  • Evaluation of the implementation of RCT findings in Primary Care

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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