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JOB TITLE: British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist


Chris Tuck - Clinical Research Programme Manager

Atul Anand - Senior Lecturer in Health Data Research

Jean McPherson - Research Secretary and Trial Administrator

Mizu Mizerska - Data Manager

Amy V Ferry - Senior Research Nurse

Grace Soutar - Research Nurse

Kelly Williams - Research Nurse

Stephanie Barker - Research Nurse

Takeshi Fujisawa - Facility Manager

Jennifer Blades - Research Technician

Andrew Sorbie - Research Technician

Jeremy Leung - Research Technician

Dorien Kimenai - Post-doctoral Clinical Epidemiologist

Dimitrios Doudesis - Post-doctoral Data Scientist

Ziwen Li - Post-doctoral Data Scientist

Andrew Chapman - Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology

Ken Lee - Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology

Jasper Boeddinghaus - Interventional Fellow and Edinburgh Doctorial College Scholar

Stacey Schulberg - BHF Research Training Fellow

Ryan Wereski - MRC Clinical Research Fellow

Matthew Lowry - MRC Clinical Research Fellow

Caelan Taggart - BHF Clinical Research Fellow

Michael McDermott - BHF Clinical Research Fellow

Daniel Perez Vicencio - BHF PhD studentship

Yiqing Wang - Dunhill PhD studentship


Professor Nicholas Mills was born in Glasgow and raised in Scotland and North America. He studied Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of Edinburgh, graduating in 2000.  He undertook his clinical training at the Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh before joining the Centre for Cardiovascular Science in 2003.

Professor Mills is the British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiology at the University of Edinburgh and a Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

He is the Academic Lead and Senior Responsible Officer for the Data Driven Innovation in Health and Social Care programme with overall responsibility for the delivery of this programme on behalf of the Usher Institute and the University of Edinburgh.


To use linked regional and national healthcare data in Scotland to develop new approaches for diagnosis and risk stratification in patients with heart disease and to evaluate their impact on outcomes in practice.


Professor Mills teaches on the MBChB course and is responsible for the supervision of clinical and basic science to PhD students. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh

1 Oct 200331 Jul 2009

Award Date: 31 Jul 2009

Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Edinburgh

1 Oct 199431 Jul 2000

Award Date: 31 Jul 2000

Pharmacology, Bachelor of Science, University of Edinburgh

1 Oct 199731 Jul 1998

Award Date: 31 Jul 1998

External positions

Chair of Scottish Cardiac Audit Programme, Public Health and Intelligence, NHS National Services Scotland, Edinburgh, UK.

1 Feb 2021 → …

Associate Editor, Circulation (American Heart Association)

1 Jan 2019 → …

College Research Themes

  • College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine


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