Prof William Dixon

Chair in Digital Epidemiology

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Director of the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology

Medical Director of Greater Manchester Connected Health Cities (

Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Co-convener of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Registers and Observational Drug Studies (RODS) Study Group

Member of MHRA's Pharmacovigilance Expert Advisory Group

Member of NICE's Observational Data Expert Group

Social responsibility

Regular Scibar speaker

Bedrock: Arts-science collaboration with Nicola Dale


  • BSc (Physiology), The University of London, 1995
  • MBBS, The University of London, 1997
  • MRCP 2002
  • MSc (Clinical Rheumatology), The University of Manchester, 2004
  • PhD, The University of Manchester, 2008
  • MSc (Pharmacoepidemiology), McGill University, Montreal, 2011

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

American College of Rheumatology
British Society for Rheumatology
International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
Royal College of Physicians

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