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Dr David Reeves (Bsc, PhD) - personal details

Contact details

Dr David Reeves

Role: Reader

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 3536


Centre for Primary Care
Institute for Population Health
University of Manchester
Williamson Building
Oxford Road
M13 9PL

Fax: +4(0)161 275 7600




I have a first class honours degree from Newcastle and a PhD from Manchester. I worked for Beecham’s Research Laboratories for one year, and Marconi Space and Defence for two years, before joining the University of Manchester in 1981. Up until 2000, I was statistician at the Hester Adrian Research Centre (HARC), in the School of Education. HARC was a Centre dedicated to research for people with learning disabilities, and whilst there I developed strong links with other units in Education, including Special Education and the Centre for Human Communication and Deafness, and developed a number of collaborative projects on services for Deaf people, and on children with speech and language difficulties. 

I moved to the Centre for Primary Care in 2000 and became leader of the statistic team in 2004. I head a group of four statisticians who provide support to all research projects and post-graduate students in the Centre.

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society


Lead Statistician and senior researcher at the Centre for Primary Care in the Institute for Population Health