An academic General Practitioner since 1984, Frank Sullivan’s research interests in health data science lie mainly in record-linkage of electronic health records for observational research; recruitment and follow up in community based clinical trials and the evaluation of complex interventions. Frank is the Prof. of Primary Care Medicine and the Medical School Director of Research in the University of St. Andrews. He is also an Adjunct Scientist in the Ontario Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences(ICES) and a Senior Research Fellow International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon.