Niels Peek
Professor of Health Informatics

Niels Peek is Professor of Health Informatics and Research Domain Director for Digital Health at the University of Manchester. He has a background in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, and his research focuses on data-driven methods for health research, healthcare quality improvement, and computerised decision support. He is director of the Greater Manchester Connected Health City, which is part of the £20M “Health North” investment to establish a learning health system in the North of England. Professor Peek has co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed, scientific publications. From 2013 to 2017 he was the President of the Society for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME). He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and the Artificial Intelligence in Medicine journal. In 2017 co-chaired the Scientific Programme Committee of MEDINFO-2017, the 16th World Congress on Health and Biomedical Informatics, which was held in Hangzhou, China.