The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine includes a WHO collabarating centre; the University of Oxford’s Gradaute School in EBM incorporating the MSC in EBHC program, a DPhil in EBHC and the Teaching EBM course; the Overdiagnosis and Evidence Live Conferences; EvidenceAid; the EBMDatalab alongside groundbreaking global research that impacts directly upon patient care.
The Centre is housed within the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford and is led by the Director, Professor Carl Heneghan, Senior Tutor of Kellogg College and a General Practitioner in Oxford.
The Centre is managed by Ms Ruth Davis who has several years’ experience in academic health care management and administration. Ruth is responsible for the day to day running of the Centre as well as being the focal point for external inquiries about the Centre.
Dr. Kamal Mahtani is the Deputy Director and a GP; He divides his time between research, teaching and clinical practice. He is a principle investigator and leads the graduate entry EBM course as well as the world renowned Teaching EBM course, now in its 21st year. He also leads the MSC in Systematic Reviews.
Dr Annette Pluddemann is Director of the MSc in Evidence-Based Healthcare and David Nunan leads the practice of EBHC modules that run three times a year.
Professor Rafael Perera is Director of Research Methods and Professor Richard Stevens as deputy leads the MSc in Medical Statistics.
Dr Ben Goldacre directs the EBM Data Lab, which creates interesting, innovative, live, impactful projects using academic and health data.
Dr Marcy McCall MacBain is a CEBM Research Fellow and Director of Online Education, working from her office in Geneva, Switzerland. Pursuant to improving health care education and the large-scale uptake of evidence-based practices in health care, Marcy is working to develop online digital platforms for evidence-based skills training.
There are currently over 25 active staff and honorary members of the CEBM. Many of the active staff include other clinicians, statisticians, epidemiologists, information specialists, quantitative and qualitative researchers. The CEBM has non-financial support from other leaders in Evidence Based Health Care including Sir Muir Gray, Sir Iain Chalmers, Dr Professor Stuart Carney, Professor Rod Jackson as well as many more academic leaders in this field.
This website contains details of learning resources available from the Centre and collaborative departments.
CEBM aims to develop, teach and promote evidence-based health care through a variety of methods so that all healthcare professionals can maintain the highest standards of medicine.
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Marcy McCall MacBain
Sir Muir gray
Dylan Collins, DPhil
Nik Bobrovitz, DPhil
Tim Muntinga, DPhil
Jack O’Sullivan, DPhil
Mike Clarke, Queens University, Belfast
Sir Iain Chalmers, James Lind Initiative
Mike Crilly, University of Aberdeen
Su May liew, Senior Fellow CEBM
Peter Gill, Honorary Fellow
Rod Jackson, University of Auckland
Sharon Strauss, Keenan Research Centre
Braden O’Neill, Honorary Fellow
Tom Jefferson, Cochrane ARI Group
Jon Brassey, Trip Database
Stuart Carney, King’s College London
Bethany Shinkins, Leeds AUHE