Dr Pearson-Stuttard, FRSPH, is also a public health physician and epidemiologist at Imperial College London, vice-Chair of the Royal Society for Public Health and Head of Health Analytics at Lane, Clark & Peacock. Since completing his medical training at the University of Oxford, he has been awarded multiple competitive clinical-academic research positions from NIHR and the Wellcome Trust. His research has two main streams spanning non-communicable disease epidemiology, using big data and simulation modelling of health, economic, and inequality outcomes to inform public health policy, and investigating the increasing multimorbidity and diversification of patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2018, Health 2040–Better Health Within Reach, which made several key recommendations, including the development of a Composite Health Index, which is currently being developed by the Office for National Statistics. Jonathan also regularly comments in the media on a range of research and policy issues.
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