Elected: 2014
Discipline: Biomedical and Cognitive Sciences
Professor George Davey Smith
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bristol
Professor George Davey Smith is an epidemiologist who has been Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at University of Bristol since 1994. His work initially addressed how early-life deprivation influenced the risk of disease in adulthood, but over the past decade he has concentrated on integrating genomic technologies into population-based epidemiological studies to help improve inference regarding causes of diseases. He is currently Director of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and their Children (ALSPAC) and from 2000-2016 was Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Epidemiology.