Professor Paul Roderick MA, MBBS, MSc, MD, MRCP, MFPHM, FRCP, FFPH
Professor of Public Health
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Professor Paul Roderick is Professor of Public Health within Medicine at the University of Southampton.
Professor Paul Roderick qualified in Medicine from Cambridge and London Universities, and initially pursued postgraduate training in clinical medicine. He then undertook public health training in the North West Thames Region London, combining service with academic training at the MRC Epidemiology and Medical Care Unit. He has been a public health academic at the University of Southampton since 1993, and was promoted to a personal chair of Public Health in 2007.
He has diverse research interests embracing clinical epidemiology, health services research and public health. He has over 200 peer reviewed publications, has supervised to completion 15 PhDs/MDs and has substantial grant income from a wide variety of sources including NIHR and KRUK.
A longstanding research focus has been on chronic kidney disease (CKD) where his research has addressed the epidemiology of CKD including its prevalence and prognosis in older people, and the effectiveness and equity of renal replacement therapy. He has been a member of the NICE Guidelines Committee for chronic kidney disease, and is a member of the international CKD Prognosis Consortium. Current interests include the impact of acute kidney injury (AKI) and evaluation of AKI prevention strategies, and the challenge of multimorbidity.
Other research has focused on the epidemiology of chronic liver disease, preventing alcohol related harm, health inequalities and school based health promotion.
He led the Academic Unit of Primary Care and Population Sciences, one of the four research units in the Faculty of Medicine from 2010 until 2015. He co-directs a cross University Population Health Strategic Research (USRG) group. He is a member of the Steering Group of the NIHR Wessex CLARHC.
He has been very active in undergraduate, postgraduate and professional public health training. He has been external examiner to several MScs in Public Health.
MA, Medical Sciences Tripos, St John’s College Cambridge (awarded 1982).
MBBS, the London Hospital Medical College, University of London (1982)
MSc, Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London (1989)
MD, University of Southampton, 2004
MRCP, London (1985)
MFPHM, London (1989)
FRCP, London (1998)
FFPH, London (1998)