Professor Helen Colhoun

Prof Helen ColhounSince September 2007 Helen Colhoun has been a tenured Professor of Public Health at the University of Dundee, Scotland UK and Honorary Consultant in Public Health NHS Fife. She previously held full tenure professorial posts at the University College London, UK and University College Dublin Ireland.

Professor Colhoun is an internationally acknowledged expert in her field. This is illustrated by the following current and past activities and key achievements;

Professor Colhoun's major research interest is large scale epidemiologic studies, including clinical trials, of diabetes and its complications. Her current research funding is in excess of £10 million.  Her research programme includes

Professor Colhoun has an established track record of productive collaboration with the pharmaceutical sector.  Of note she was the principal investigator of the part Pfizer funded Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study trial that resulted in a major change to international guidelines on lipid lowering in diabetes. She has previously participated in advisory board panels for Pfizer Ltd pertaining to cardiovascular disease, atorvastatin and torcetrapib.


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