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Dr Nathan Lea
Appointment
  • Senior Research Associate
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Institute of Health Informatics
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

Nathan received a BA (Hons) in Classics from The Department of Greek and Latin, UCL in 2001. He has worked in the area of IT in healthcare since 1998. In 2002 he enrolled on an MSc Conversion Course with the Department of Computer Science, UCL to formalise his knowledge of computing. During this course, he applied my working and research experience to the study of Health Informatics by completing a dissertation with the EHR group at CHIME. After working in the private software development sector, he joined the EHR group at CHIME as a Research Fellow.  Nathan works with the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research and is a member of the Innovative Governance Group. He sits on the Athena SWAN Self Assessment Team and UCL’s Security Working Group.

Research Themes
Research Summary

Nathan is a Senior Research Associate at the UCL Institute of Health Informatics (IHI) working on projects in clinical care and research. His research interests include the role of information systems in supporting healthcare delivery and empowering patients, and Information Governance in the use of genetic, health and social care records in clinical research, particularly in the Age of Information and Big Data.  He has co-developed and deployed clinical information systems used at Whittington Health for Cardiovascular care and Dementia registries in partnership with the West London Mental Health Trust and UCL’s Dementia Research Centre.

Nathan's PhD work evaluated the effects of using knowledge management to represent policy based controls on participants' behaviour when handling healthcare information for clinical research. Outputs included the invention of the knowledge model called the Secutype and a policy tool to guide researchers on how to handle healthcare records in accordance with security policies.




Teaching Summary

Nathan teaches on the Information Law and Governance In Clinical Practice and eHealth modules of the IHI’s Health Informatics MSc and courses in UCL’s MBBS. 

Academic Background
  AXZ Incomplete CV To be updated
2001 BA Hons Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Classical studies University College London
  MSc Master of Science – Computer Science University College London
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