Professor Paul Roderick

Professor of Public Health

Professor Paul Roderick qualified in Medicine from Cambridge and London Universities, and initially pursued postgraduate training in clinical medicine. He then undertook public health training in the North West Thames Region London, combining service with academic training at the MRC Epidemiology and Medical Care Unit. He has been a public health academic at the University of Southampton since 1993, and was promoted to a personal chair of Public Health in 2007.

He has diverse research interests embracing clinical epidemiology, health services research and public health. He has over 200 peer reviewed publications, has supervised to completion 15 PhDs/MDs and has substantial grant income from a wide variety of sources including NIHR and KRUK.

A longstanding research focus has been on chronic kidney disease (CKD) where his research has addressed the epidemiology of CKD including its prevalence and prognosis in older people, and the effectiveness and equity of renal replacement therapy. He has been a member of the NICE Guidelines Committee for chronic kidney disease, and is a member of the international CKD Prognosis Consortium. Current interests include the impact of acute kidney injury (AKI) and evaluation of AKI prevention strategies, and the challenge of multi-morbidity.

Other research has focused on the epidemiology of chronic liver disease, preventing alcohol related harm, health inequalities and school based health promotion.

Projects by Professor Paul Roderick