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Dr Beatriz de la Iglesia

Senior Lecturer

Health care data analysis: analysis of primary care datasets for cardiovascular disease risk evaluation; text mining of gastroenterology procedural reports to identify key success indicators; linking data in secondary care setting to create patient-centric databases suitable for clinical research

people.uea.ac.uk/b_iglesia

B.Iglesia@uea.ac.uk

Beatriz de la Iglesia is a data mining researcher with experience of health care data analysis. She has worked, among other themes, on the analysis of primary care datasets for cardiovascular disease risk evaluation; on text mining of gastroenterology procedural reports to identify key success indicators and on ¬†linking data in the secondary care setting in order to create patient-centric databases suitable for clinical research.¬† She is currently involved in the Health Protection research Unit for Emergency Preparedness at King’s College, London, and as part of that she led work exploring whether information extracted from Twitter could be used to generate useful health surveillance datasets. She has experience of developing new data mining algorithms using optimisation techniques and has over 60 peer reviewed publications.