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Biography of laureate

Sir Iain Geoffrey Chalmers,
UK
2000 in Public Health

Sir Iain Geoffrey Chalmers, Director of UK Cochrane Centre, National Health Service Research and Development Program, Summertown Pavilion, Middle Way, Oxford, Great Britain

Dr. Chalmers is a co-founder of the Cochrane Collaboration, which aims to help people by preparing, maintaining and promoting the accessibility of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions. The results of the work are published electronically in the Cochrane Library, which is increasingly regarded as the best single source of evidence about the effects of health care.

At present, Sir Iain Chalmers is the editor of James Lind Library. It has been established to improve general understanding of Fair Tests of treatment which are tests that take steps to obtain reliable information about treatment effects by reducing the misleading influences of biases and the play of chance.

Contact Information
SirIain Geoffrey Chalmers,
Editor, James Lind Library The James Lind Initiative Summertown Pavilion Middle Way. Oxford OX2 7LG, UK
Phone: +44 (0)1865 517636 (direct)
Fax: +44 (0)1865 516311
email: ichalmers[at]jameslindlibrary.org
www: http://www.jameslindlibrary.org/


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