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-chair of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) Digital Epidemiology Special Interest Group

Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics


  • 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

Research Networks and Beacons


  • Epidemiology , Digital epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, Rheumatology, Arthritis, Drug safety, mHealth, eHealth

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