Seminar: Musculoskeletal research using big data: from epidemiology to trials

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Venue: The Congregation, Vaughan House, The University of Manchester

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Speaker: Prof Christian Mallen (Keele University)

About the speaker: Prof Christian Mallen is a Professor and Director of Academic General Practice Research at Keele University. Following clinical training at Nottingham University Christian moved to North Staffordshire in 1999 to complete his general practice vocational training. In 2004 was awarded an Arthritis Research UK Fellowship to investigate the prognosis of older people with joint pain in primary care (the PROG-RES study) and in 2011 he was awarded an Arthritis Research UK Clinician Scientist Fellowship to research missed opportunities to improve the management of inflammatory arthropathy in general practice.

Prof Mallen’s research interests focus on improving the management of common rheumatological complaints in primary care. Particularly interested in diagnosis and prognosis of musculoskeletal disorders in a general practice setting.