Rachel Jordan

Colleges, School and Institutes

Research interests

Rachel Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics. Her role focuses mainly on epidemiological and health services research of COPD.

With other investigators she is also currently in receipt of a £2m NIHR programme grant on COPD and several other related primary and secondary research grants about the identification, management and self-management of COPD.

Other research interests include the effectiveness and uptake of both seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine in different population groups and the management of COPD in primary care in LMIC countries. She is currently the chair of the research sub-committee of the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG).

She also teaches and supervises postgraduate and undergraduate students in Medicine and Public Health.

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Dr Jordan is interested in supervising doctoral research students in the following areas:

Screening/case-finding for COPD
Natural history and prognosis of COPD
New interventions for COPD patients, particularly in mild disease