Mr Rod Middleton

Mr Rod Middleton

Associate Professor Disease Registers & Data Research, Health Data Science

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 606760
Cellular Office - 204
Second Floor
Data Science Building
Singleton Campus


Rod Middleton is Associate Professor, Disease Registers & Data Research in Health Data Science at Swansea.

Rod is Principal Investigator of the United Kingdom MS Register, a nationwide initiative to capture ‘Real world’ data for and about people with Multiple Sclerosis. He has additionally been PI for a number of COVID and Patient reported outcome initiatives across the health data science portfolio. Amongst these are PROMIS, NeurOMS and the Registry Collaboration Network in Secondary Progressive MS.

Rod has a passionate interest in putting patients and participants at the centre of research and is a firm believer that people are the best narrators of their own conditions.

Areas Of Expertise

  • • Health Informatics
  • • Disease Registers
  • • Epidemiology
  • • Cognition and Cognitive instruments
  • • Data Linkage
  • • Patient Reported Outcome Measures
  • • System Architecture
  • • Project Management

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
  • Teach on PMIM201 : Implementation of Electronic Health Records 
  • Teach on PMIM201 : New Technologies in Healthcare 
  • Teach on PMIM603 : Leadership in project management 
  • Marker and moderator for PMIM201 clinical coding presentations Supervision 
Research Award Highlights Collaborations