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Prof Ruth Gilbert
W5.05
UCL Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
London
WC1N 1EH
Tel: 020 7905 2101
Fax: 020 7905 2793
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Appointment
  • Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
  • Population, Policy & Practice Dept
  • UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

Ruth Gilbert is a clinical epidemiologist, who trained in paediatrics. She is the Co-Director of the NIHR Children and Families Policy Research Unit, Theme Lead for Public Health within Health Data Research London, and contributes to the Rare Diseases theme of the NIHR Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre. Her research has a strong focus on using anonymised, administrative data to address clinical and policy questions for children and families. She supports the Child Health Informatics Group, a group of researchers using novel cross-sectoral linkages between public services and surveys. Examples include, the ECHILD Database, linking hospital data to education data for all children in England, data linkages to assess maternal health needs of mothers involved in family court proceedings, home visiting services for teenage mothers, and work on record linkage methods. She has led large pragmatic trials in NICU (PREVAIL) and paediatric intensive care (CATCH): these uses linkage to national infection datasets to address questions about generalisability in trial findings to intensive care across the NHS.

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Appointments
2019 Co-Director NIHR Children and Families Policy Resarch Unit   UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
2007 Professor of Clinical Epidemiology   UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
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