Dr Atul Anand PhD, MRCP, MBChB (Hons), BSc (Hons)
DDI Health & Social Care DataLoch Programme
Atul is the Clinical Lead for the Edinburgh City Region Data Driven Innovation (DDI) Health and Social Care DataLoch Programme – a linked data repository of health and social care data for over 1 million citizens in South East Scotland. He is also a Consultant Geriatrician at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, where he looks after older patients with falls and fractures. As a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Cardiovascular Science, Atul works on maximising knowledge from routine electronic healthcare data, particularly in identifying frailty in hospitalised older adults. He has also worked on data-enabled cardiovascular trials that have changed guidelines for the management of patients with suspected heart attacks.