Professor Peter Diggle joined HDR UK in June 2018 to lead our innovative training programme for health data scientists.  From November 2019, Peter is leading the HDR UK-Turing Wellcome PhD Programme in Health Data Science.

Alongside his role at HDR UK, Peter is a Distinguished University Professor of Statistics in CHICAS, a research and training group within the Lancaster Medical School that operates at the intersection of biostatistics, epidemiology and health informatics. Peter holds adjunct positions at Johns Hopkins, Yale and Columbia Universities, and was president of the Royal Statistical Society between July 2014 and December 2016.