Organization profile

Organisation profile


Outward looking group where strength is in the network of collaborations within DAHS, clinical partners (aided by joint contracts) and externally.


Organised as three work programmes, each with a clinical lead. 

As the host research group for Public Health Medicine, the group also provides an academic base for the Clinical Lecturer and Honorary academics in Public Health.

Cross cutting themes

Five cross cutting methodological themes underpin the work of the group and members of the group bring complementary areas of expertise.

  • Pharmacoepidemiology 

  • Cohorts and data linkage

  • Descriptive and analytical epidemiology

  • Evidence to inform practice and policy: evidence synthesis and RCTs

  • Risk prediction/stratification

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  • Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

    Research Output

    Accuracy of death certificates for recording parkinsonian syndromes and associated dementia

    Shi, H. & Counsell, C., 31 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Neurology. 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Characterizing infection in anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis: results from a longitudinal, matched-cohort data linkage study

    Sarica, S. H., Dhaun, N., Sznajd, J., Harvie, J., McLaren, J., McGeoch, L., Kumar, V., Amft, N., Erwig, L., Marks, A., Black, C. & Basu, N., 11 Mar 2020, In : Rheumatology. p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Downloads (Pure)

    Cohort profile: The prospective study on Chinese elderly with multimorbidity in primary care in Hong Kong

    Zhang, D., Sit, R. W. S., Wong, C., Zou, D., Mercer, S. W., Johnston, M. C. & Wong, S. Y. S., Feb 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 2, 17 p., 027279.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Downloads (Pure)


    Parkinsonism Incidence in North East Scotland (PINE) study database

    Counsell, C. (Owner), Wilde, K. (Creator) & Ritchie, D. M. (Data Manager), University of Aberdeen, 1 Apr 2009