Chris Gale is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Co-Director of the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics at the University of Leeds.
Qualifying in medicine at the London Hospital Medical College and obtaining a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, Professor Gale worked as a Junior Doctor at the Royal London Hospital. After becoming a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, he became a Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellow and completed a Ph.D in molecular biology at the University of Leeds. Speciality training in Cardiology was undertaken principally at the Leeds General Infirmary, where Professor Gale was a Walport and later a NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer, then achieving a NIHR Clinician Scientist Award, and subsequently NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowship. He holds a Masters in Clinical Education and a Masters in Biostatistics and Epidemiology.
Professor Gale is Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Leeds General Infirmary where he practices clinical cardiology with particular interests in general cardiology, post myocardial infarction survivorship, and chronic heart failure.
Professor Gale is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and member of the British Cardiovascular Society.