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Professor Franco Cappuccio

FrancoProfessor of Cardiovasc Medicine & Epidemiology


WMS - Mental Health and Wellbeing
University of Warwick
CV4 7AL Tel: 024 7657 3129

Email: F dot P dot Cappuccio at warwick dot ac dot uk

Research Interests

His main interests are in the prevention, detection and management of hypertension and its complications of the heart, brain, kidneys and the circulation. His research interests are the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, nutrition and health, metabolic abnormalities and cardiovascular risk, risk in ethnic minorities, both in developed and developing countries.


Franco moved to Warwick in July 2005 to take up the newly established Cephalon Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine & Epidemiology.

He is a cardiovascular physician, a clinical epidemiologist and a public health expert. After his medical degree in Naples, he moved to Britain where he trained at Charing Cross Hospital, St George's Hospital Medical School and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in London. In 2000 he became Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & Primary Care at St George's, University of London.

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View Francesco Cappuccio Publications on the University of Warwick Publication service.

Post Graduate Supervision

  • Spatial variation in iodine status and salt intake around the world Date of Completion:2013
  • Stroke in Bangladeshis living in Britain