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Biography

Dr Rashmi Patel studied Medical Sciences at the University of Cambridge before completing his medical degree at the University of Oxford in 2008. He moved to London to train as an academic foundation doctor at North Middlesex Hospital (F1) and The Whittington Hospital (F2). He has recently undertaken a Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Research Training Fellowship and is now an MRC UKRI Health Data Research UK Fellow in the Department of Psychosis Studies at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London. He has a particular interest in the neurobiology of psychotic disorders and the role of health data research techniques such as extracting data from free text electronic health records (EHRs) using natural language processing to predict clinical outcomes and develop more effective treatment strategies. In addition to research, he is an honorary consultant psychiatrist in the Psychosis Clinical Academic Group of King's Health Partners, a pioneering Academic Health Science Centre which combines world-class clinical research and mental healthcare for people with psychotic disorders. 

Research Interest

  • Health Data Research 
  • Electronic Health Records 
  • Natural Language Processing 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Psychotic Disorders 

Research Groups

  • Department of Psychosis Studies 
  • Clinical Record Interactive Search (CRIS) 
  • Centre for Translational Informatics (CTI UK) 

Expertise and Public Engagement

Description

  • Big Data in Mental Health (MSc in Urban Informatics) 
  • Research Methods, Ethics & Statistics in Mental Health (MSc in Psychiatric Research)