Professor Rod Taylor

Rod is co-chief investigator for the ACROSS programme. He is Professor of Population Health Research at University of Glasgow, Hon Professor of Health Services Research, University of Exeter and Adjunct professor University of Southern Denmark. He has published over 300 peer review articles the field of health services research and health technology assessment.

One of Rod’s main research interests is the development and evaluation of secondary prevention and rehabilitation strategies for heart disease. He is currently co-Chief Investigator (with Dr Hayes Dalal) for the NIHR Programme Grant ‘REACH-HF’ (; lead Investigator for NIHR HTA Programme ‘ExTraMATCH II’: An individual participant data meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of exercise-based rehabilitation for chronic heart failure (; and is the Programme Director for the Cochrane Cardiac Rehabilitation Reviews portfolio (

His postgraduate qualifications include PhD Clinical Physiology (Glasgow), MSc in Medical Statistics (London) and Postgrad. Dip. Health Economics (Aberdeen).