Professor of Epidemiology

University of Nottingham



Professor Laila Tata

Leadership Team


Laila Tata obtained her BSc in Physiology at McGill University in Canada, before completing her MSc in Epidemiology at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and her PhD in Epidemiology at University of Nottingham.

Her research in applied epidemiology includes drug safety, healthcare service use, consequences of chronic illness, risk prediction and health inequalities mainly through the use of real-world health data that are routinely collected on large populations: Linked general practice databases (Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD), The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database, QResearch); national level Hospital Episode Statistics (HES and Maternity HES); national disease registry data linked across multiple sources; routine US CDC and Swedish Registry Data.

She has published extensively with a particular focus on pregnancy, maternal and child health. Her academic profile with more information on her research can be found here

Additional HDR Midlands Team Members

Mr Sheikh Momin

Neurosurgery Academic Clinical Fellow
University of Birmingham

Mrs Victoria Cooper

Quality and Governance Lead
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Conor Price

Chief Information Officer
Herefordshire General Practice

Mr Glen Howard

Programme Manager Health Analytics and Informatics
Health Innovation East Midlands