Dr Dexter Canoy

Clinical Epidemiologist

Dexter Canoy is an epidemiologist at The George Institute for Global Health (UK) at the University of Oxford. He has research interests in using large-scale biomedical data as discovery tools for identifying determinants of population health and understanding chronic disease aetiology. He is involved in the Oxford Martin Programme on Deep Medicine.

He has a degree in medicine (University of the Philippines) and a doctorate in epidemiology (University of Cambridge). He was previously involved in several large prospective population-based cohort studies (e.g. EPIC-Norfolk, the Northern Finland Birth Cohort Studies, and the Million Women Study) to examine factors of cardiovascular disease and other major causes of morbidity and mortality in the population.

Dexter is Fellow at Oxford Martin School, and serves as an Associate Editor of the Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention section of Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. He has research interests in using large-scale biomedical data as discovery tools for identifying determinants of population health and understanding chronic disease aetiology.

He has degrees in Psychology (Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines) and Clinical Medicine (University of the Philippines), and pursued postgraduate training in epidemiology at the University of Cambridge. Before joining The George Institute, Dexter was involved in several large prospective population-based cohort studies (e.g. EPIC-Norfolk, the Northern Finland Birth Cohort Studies, and the Million Women Study) to examine factors of major causes of morbidity and mortality.