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.
Shah SM, Carey IM, Harris T, Dewilde S, Victor CR, Cook DG (2013). The Effect of Unexpected Bereavement on Mortality in Older Couples. Am J Public Health. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.301050
Carey IM, Shah SM, Harris T, DeWilde S, Cook DG (2013). A new simple primary care morbidity score predicted mortality and better explains between practice variations than the Charlson index. J Clin Epidemiol, 66(4), 436-444. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.10.012
Shah SM, Carey IM, Harris T, DeWilde S, Cook DG (2013). Mortality in older care home residents in England and Wales. Age Ageing, 42(2), 209-215. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afs174
Shah SM, Carey IM, Harris T, DeWilde S, Victor CR, Cook DG (2012). Do Good Health and Material Circumstances Protect Older People From the Increased Risk of Death After Bereavement? American Journal of Epidemiology, 176(8), 689-698. doi: 10.1093/aje/kws162
Carey IM, Shah SM, Harris T, DeWilde S, Cook DG (2012). A simple morbidity score for UK primary care: a new tool for research and healthcare outcome monitoring. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66, A38. doi: 10.1136/jech-2012-201753.097
Shah SM, Carey IM, Harris T, DeWilde S, Victor CR, Cook DG (2012). Do Good Health and Material Circumstances Protect Older People From the Increase in Mortality After Bereavement? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66, A33. doi: 10.1136/jech-2012-201753.085
Shah SM, Carey IM, Harris T, DeWilde S, Cook DG (2012). Quality of prescribing in care homes and the community in England and Wales. British Journal of General Practice, 62(598), 246-247. doi: 10.3399/bjgp12X641447
Shah SM, Carey IM, Harris T, DeWilde S, Cook DG (2012). The impact of dementia on influenza vaccination uptake in community and care home residents. Age Ageing, 41(1), 64-69. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afr135
Shah SM, Carey IM, Owen CG, Harris T, Dewilde S, Cook DG (2011). Does β-adrenoceptor blocker therapy improve cancer survival? Findings from a population-based retrospective cohort study. Br J Clin Pharmacol, 72(1), 157-161. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.2011.03980.x
Harris T, Shah SM, Carey IM, DeWilde S, Cook DG (2011). Depression indicators in a national sample of older community and care home patients: applying the Quality and Outcomes Framework. Br J Gen Pract, 61(583), 135-138. doi: 10.3399/bjgp11X556281
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.