Board Members

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Carl Heneghan
Oxford, UK

Carl is a clinical epidemiologist with expertise in evidence-based medicine, research methods, and evidence synthesis.

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Gordon Guyatt OC
Hamilton, Canada

Gordon is a Distinguished Professor at McMaster University, recipient of the Order of Canada and is best known for his work promoting and teaching EBM. He is, co-Founder, co-Chair, GRADE Working Group and Co-founder, CSO, MAGIC Foundation.

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Paul Glasziou AO
Gold Coast, Australia

Paul is a Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine and the Director: Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Bond University and recipient of the Officer of the Order of Australia. He is a prominent international figure in the field of evidence-based medicine.

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Kameshwar Prasad
Delhi, India

Kameshwar is the Director & Chief Executive Officer, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, India He has championed the philosophy and practice of evidence-based healthcare at national and international levels. 

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Jose Emparanza
San Sebastián, Spain

Jose is the Head of Dept Clinical Epidemiology and Research. University Hospital Donostia. Clinical Epidemiology and Research

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Peter Tugwell
Ottawa, Canada

Peter is a Clinical Epidemiologist; Director The Ottawa Centre for Health Equity and Canada Research Chair in Health Equity 

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Nino Cartabellotta
Bologna, Italy

Nino is MD, founder and president of GIMBE foundation, Italian leader organization in EBHC from 1996.

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Lubna Al-Ansary
Riyadh, Saudi-Arabia

Lubna is a Professor at the Dept of Family and Community Medicine at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She is a strong believer of what evidence-based health care and knowledge translation can bring to individual patients and to societies and has been promoting this in Saudi Arabia and the MENA region for more than 25 years. 

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Cliff Chen
(Taiwan)

Cliff is the Director of Cochrane Taiwan, Director of EBM Centre & Division of Plastic Surgery of Wan Fang Hospital, and a Professor in Taipei Medical University. As a pioneer in the development of EBM in Taiwan, he established the first EBM Centre in northern Taiwan which has been active in providing EBM training programmes for front-line health professionals since 2001. 

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Dragan Ilic

Victoria, Australia

Dragan is the Director, Teaching & Learning and Head, Medical Education Research & Quality (MERQ) unit at the School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) at Monash University. He is responsible for overseeing the education portfolio at the SPHPM.

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Hossam Hamdy
Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Hossam is the Chancellor of the Gulf Medical University in UAE and an internationally renowned Professor of Surgery and Medical Education. He was awarded the Sheikh Khalifa Award for Higher Education for “Distinguished Professor in Teaching” and the prestigious decoration as “Chevalier Dans L’ordre Des Palmes Academiques” / “Knight of the Order of Academic Palms” for his achievements in Medical Education.

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Taryn Young
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Taryn is a distinguished professor at Stellenbosch University, has a driving passion to enhance capacity to advance the conduct of and use of regionally relevant research.

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David Nunan
Oxford, UK

David has been working in academia since 2000, with a focus on clinical care and evidence-based medicine since 2010. Upon completion of his PhD, he joined the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine and his role is now divided between research, teaching and outreach activities.

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Suzana Alves da Silva
São Paulo, Brazil

Suzana is the founder and organizer of the Brazilian Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Workshop series started in 2006, in partnership with McMaster University and The New York Academy of Medicine. She is the head of the epidemiology department of HCor and Manager Partner of the Alicerce Institute.

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Loai Albarqouni
Gold Coast, Australia

Loai is a Postdoctoral Researcher and academic at the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Bond University

Founders

  • Kameshwar Prasad (India)

  • Gordon Guyatt (Canada)

  • Paul Glasziou (Australia)

  • Carl Heneghan (UK)

  • Ken Kuo (Taiwan)

  • Nino Cartabellotta (Italy)

  • Jose Emparanza (Spain)

  • Hilda Bastian (Germany)

  • Lubna A. Al-Ansary (Saudi Arabia)

  • Dave Davis (Canada)

  • Sally Green (Australia)

  • Regina Kunz (Switzerland)

  • Peter Tugwell (Canada)

  • Mahmoud El Barbary (Saudi Arabia)

  • Victor Montori (USA)