Mr Peter Chilton BSc

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Research Associate

Contact details

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health and Population Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, B15 2SQ

Peter Chilton is a research associate in Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, working under Professor Richard Lilford.

He assists in the research of Prof Lilford, performing literature retrieval and searches in support of paper writing and grant applications; conducting data analysis; production of data-tables; proof-reading; etc. He has also contributed to a number of recent, important papers and reports.


  • BSc (Hons) in Human Biology, University of Birmingham, 2006.


Peter Chilton qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Human Biology (First Class) from the University of Birmingham in 2006. He returned to work in the Public Health department in early 2008.


Research Themes:

  • Policy & Service Delivery Evaluation
  • Hospital Mortality Rates
  • Bayesian Elicitation and Analysis
  • Chaotic systems
  • Qualitative Methodology
  • The Role of Context in Public Health.


Lilford, R.J., Chilton, P.J., Hemming, K., Girling, A.J., Taylor, C.A., Barach, P., (2010), Evaluating policy and service interventions: framework to guide selection and interpretation of study end points, BMJ, 27:c4413.

Chilton, P., McAteer, H.L., Lilford, R., (2010), The Current Application of Cell Therapy in Neurodegenerative Disorders, [Online], Available from:  [Accessed 2011 May 19].

Lilford, R.J., Chilton, P.J., Hemming, K., Brown, C.A., Girling, A.J., Barach, P., Fox-Kirk, W., (2009), Deliverable D2 – Report on the likely cost of the various prototype interventions based on a model of the likely costs, Report No.: Handover-2008-223409, Available from:  [Accessed 2011 May 19].