Committee

CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE & CONFERENCE

Professor David Ford

Professor David V Ford

Chair of the International Population Data Linkage Conference 2016 & Professor of Health Informatics

Swansea University Medical School
Wales, UK

David is Director of the Administrative Data Research Centre (ADRC) Wales, an £8million investment by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part of its Big Data initiative and is Deputy Director of The Farr Institute funded by a consortium of top UK research funders led by the Medical Research Council (MRC).

David is the lead of the SAIL Databank, an internationally recognised data linkage resource formed from a wide variety of routinely collected data from across Wales.

David is Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA) and past Chairman and current Director of MediWales, a membership organisation representing the medical technology sector of Wales. David has received research grants and consultancy contracts valuing over £40million.


International Scientific Committee


Athanasios Anastasiou

Swansea University Medical School

UK

Professor Marcos Ennes Barreto

Federal University of Bahia

Brazil

Professor Chris Dibben

Administrative Data Research Centre Scotland

UK

Professor Mika Gissler

National Institute for Health and Welfare

Finland

Dr Catharine Goddard

Farr Institute Network

UK

Dr Zisis Kozlakidis

University College London

UK

Professor David Martin

Administrative Data Research Centre England

UK

Associate Professor Kimberlyn McGrail

University of British Columbia

Canada

Associate Professor Rebecca Mitchell

Australian Institute of Health Innovation

Australia

Dr Goran Nenadic

University of Manchester

UK

Dr Dermot O’Reilly

Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Professor Sallie Pearson

The University of New South Wales

Australia

Michael Schull MSc, MD, FRCPC

University of Toronto

Canada

Professor Tjeerd van Staa

University of Manchester

UK