Alexandru Dregan

Senior Lecturer Psychiatric Epidemiology, King's College London

Dr Alex Dregan is a Senior Lecturer in Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences, King’s College London. He obtained his PhD from the Institute of Education, University of London where he trained in life course epidemiology. He also posses an MSc in Applied Psychology from Cardiff University and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Surrey.

Research interests are the interface between mental and physical health, multimorbidity within the context of depression, large databases and electronic health records, chronic inflammation and common mental health disorders, and life course epidemiology.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Senior lecturer, King's College London

Education

  • 2010 
    Institute of Education, University of London, PhD

Publications

  • 2019
    Common mental disorders within chronic inflammatory disorders. A primary care database prospective investigation, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Grants and Contracts

  • 2015
    Electronically delivered, multi-component interventions to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing in Primary Care. A cluster randomised trial using electronic health records (eCRT2)
    Role:
    Co-I
    Funding Source:
    National Institute for Health Research
  • 2015
    Evidence from electronic health records to improve the health of very old people: cohort study of benefits and harms of cardiovascular risk management.
    Role:
    Co-I
    Funding Source:
    Dunhill Medical Trust
  • 2013
    Costs and outcomes of increasing access to bariatric surgery for obesity. Cohort study and cost-effectiveness analysis using electronic health records
    Role:
    Co-I
    Funding Source:
    National Institute for Health Research

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy