Dani Prieto-Alhambra


Dani Prieto-Alhambra, MD, MSc(Oxf), PhD
Professor of Pharmaco- and Device Epidemiology
University of Oxford

Dani Prieto-Alhambra is the theme lead for observational research and chair for the big health data research group at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford.

Prieto-Alhambra leads database and pharmaco-epidemiological research within the Epidemiology research group in NDORMS and has experience designing, analysing and interpreting electronic medical records from around the world. He has worked on databases like the United Kingdom’s CPRD (formerly GPRD), Spain’s SIDIAP Database, Denmark’s Danish Health Registries, Italy’s HSD, and the Netherlands’ IPCI (Netherlands). Dani is the academic lead for EHDEN WP1 (www.ehden.eu).

He studied Medical Sciences at the Autonomous University of Barcelona in Spain (1996-2002), qualified as a General Practitioner in 2006, and obtained an MSc in Primary Care Research from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2009. Prieto-Alhambra joined NDORMS in June 2009 to work on the epidemiology of musculoskeletal conditions, and he was awarded an “excellent cum laude, with a European mention” PhD in 2011 for his work on the potential role of bisphosphonates in knee osteoarthritis and fractures.

Prieto-Alhambra also obtained an MSc in Musculoskeletal Sciences from NDORMS and a Certificate in Pharmaco-epidemiology and Pharmacovigilance from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.