Dr Stephen DeWilde is Senior Lecturer in General Practice in the Population Health Research Institute. He is interested in primary care databases; their development and preparation for research purposes, and their use in epidemiological research.
Dr DeWilde works part time as a general practitioner (GP) and is involved in GP education and GP information technology. His research has focused on cardiovascular epidemiology, but he has also worked on diverse areas, including polypharmacy in the elderly, mental health and ocular disease.
Dr Stephen DeWilde has worked within the Primary Care Epidemiology Group at St George's, University of London since 1997. He was also responsible for creating and teaching two modules of the Biomedical Informatics Course.
He was awarded the degree of MD in 2007 and Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2012.
Carey, IM; DeWilde S; Harris, T; Cook, DG (2016) The mental health and mortality impact of death of a partner with dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 31 (8). pp. 929-937
Carey IM, Hosking FJ, Harris T, DeWilde S et al. Do health checks for adults with intellectual disability reduce emergency hospital admissions? Evaluation of a natural experiment. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2016, 71 (1). pp. 52-58.
Carey IM, Shah SM, Hosking FJ, DeWilde S et al. Health characteristics and consultation patterns of people with intellectual disability: a cross-sectional database study in English general practice. British Journal of General Practice 2016;66(645):E264-E70.
Hosking FJ, Carey IM, Shah SM, Harris T, DeWilde S et al. Mortality Among Adults With Intellectual Disability in England: Comparisons With the General Population. Am J Public Health 2016:e1-e8.
DeWilde S, Carey IM, Bremner SA, Richards N, Hilton SR, Cook DG. (2003). Evolution of statin prescribing 1994-2001: a case of agism but not of sexism? HEART, 89(4), 417-421. doi: 10.1136/heart.89.4.417
DeWilde S, Carey IM, Richards N, Hilton SR, Cook DG (2001). Do children who become autistic consult more often after MMR vaccination?. Br J Gen Pract, 51(464), 226-227.
Dr DeWilde teaches and examines for the St George's Case Analysis Project (CAP). This project is an element of assessment of the Medicine MBBS course.