Peter Boyle#


Peter Boyle
Email:peter.boyle 'at' i-pri.org
Membership Number:3660
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:pboyle
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.i-pri.org





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2013 - present Professor of Global Public Health, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
  • 2013 - present Executive Director, Strathclyde Institute for Global Public Health at iPRI, Lyon (France) and Glasgow (Scotland)
  • 2009 - present President, International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon (France)
  • 2004 - 2008 Director, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon (France)
  • 1999 - 2002 Chairman, Prevention and Control, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London (United Kingdom)
  • 1991 - 2003 Chairman, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology (Milan, Italy)
  • 1986 - 1991 Senior Scientist and Head, SEARCH Programme, Unit of Analytical Epidemiology, IARC (Lyon, France)
  • 1984 - 1986 Instructor and Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard University (Boston, USA)
  • 1977-1984 Senior Statistician, West of Scotland Cancer Surveillance Unit, Glasgow, UK
  • 1974-1977 Research Statistician, University of Glasgow Department of Medicine, Glasgow, UK

Fields of Scholarship
  • Epidemiology, the scientific study of the distribution and determinants of disease in man
  • Global Public Health: understanding the patterns of disease and their causes is an imperative to determining priority programmes of treatment and prevention
  • Prevention is the avoidance of disease, disability and premature death through means of treatment or alteration of environmental or lifestyle factors

Honours and Awards
  • 2012 Award of Doctor of Laws (honoris causi) by University of Dundee
  • 2011 Elected Fellow, European Academy of Cancer Sciences
  • 2010 Elected Honorary Member of Hungarian Academy of Science
  • 2009 Elected Professor Adjunct, Yale University, New Haven (United States)
  • 2008 Gold Award of the Health Promotion Foundation of Poland
  • 2006 Elected Full Member of ESMO (first non-Medical Oncologist elected to Full Membership)
  • 2006 Elected Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP(Edin))
  • 2006 Elected Fellow of Academy of Medical Science (United Kingdom)(FMedSci)
  • 2006 Award of Doctor of Science (honoris causi) by University of Aberdeen (United Kingdom)
  • 2003 Honorary Member, European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • 2003 Honorary Member, Hungarian Cancer Society
  • 2003 Elected Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCPS(Glas))
  • 2003 Elected Fellow, Faculty of Public Health Medicine (United Kingdom)(FFPH)
  • 2002 Award from President of Israel for Lifetime Contribution to Cancer Research, Jerusalem (Israel).
  • 2000 Fellow of Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)
  • 2000 Knight's Cross of Order of Merit of Republic of Poland
  • 1996 Honorary Member, Argentine Medical Association
  • 1994 Premio La Madonnina - City of Milan, Italy
  • 1981 Cancer Research Training Fellowship , International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • 1981 Junior Travel Fellowship, British Association for Research on Cancer

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