International Society for Evidence-Based Health Care
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Paul Glasziou

Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University, Australia

Paul Glasziou FRACGP, PhD is Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine at Bond University was a part-time General Practitioner for many years, and the Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford from 2003-2010. His key interests include identifying and removing the barriers to using high quality research in everyday clinical practice. Professor Glasziou has authored over 250 peer-reviewed journal articles – with a total of over 18,000 citations. His h-index is currently 58. These research articles have appeared in key general medicine journals such as the BMJ (30), Lancet (8), JAMA (5), NEJM (3), Annals of Internal Medicine (3), PLOS Medicine (4) and the MJA (15), as well as a variety of specialist medical and methodological journals. He is the author of seven books related to evidence based practice.

Gordon H. Guyatt

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada

Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, he coined the term ‘evidence-based medicine’ and helped specify the role of values and preferences in evidence-based clinical practice training thousands of clinicians in the practice of patient-centered EBM. Earlier in his career he set the bases for rigorous measure of patient-reported outcomes.

More recently he has redefined clinical practice guidelines, linking the strength of recommendation to the extent to which patients will opt for different therapies. He has published more than 700 peer-reviewed publications that have been cited over 60,000 times. He has received multiple honors, among which was his designation as Officer of the Order of Canada ”for his contributions to the advancement of evidence-based medicine and its teaching” in 2011.

R Brian Haynes

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada

Brian Haynes is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Medicine, former Chair of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Chief of the Health Information Research Unit at McMaster University. His medical degree is from the University of Alberta, his PhD in clinical epidemiology is from McMaster University. His research is in the fields of clinical epidemiology, health informatics, and knowledge translation. He is on the active medical staff of Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton Ontario, where he works with people who have diabetes. He is an officer of the Order of Canada, fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a foreign associate of the US Institute of Medicine.

Ken N. Kuo

Center for Evidence-Based Medicine
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan

Ken N Kuo, MD, FACS is the Chair Professor and Director of Center for Evidence-Based Medicine, Taipei Medical University. He is also the Visiting Professor at National Health Research Institutes on health policy study, and Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at National Taiwan University Hospital. He is a well-recognized internationally in pediatric orthopedics and currently the President of International Federation of Pediatric Orthopaedic Societies. In the field of evidence-based medicine, he has conducted number of projects in EBM, including promotion, training, Cochrane review, CPG and research. He initiated East Asian Cochrane Alliance for better collaboration in East Asia. In addition he was the general coordinator of published white paper on Healthy People 2020 in Taiwan. He serves in advisory capacity to Ministry of Health and Welfare in Taiwan on graduate medical education.

Victor M. Montori

Mayo Clinic, USA

Victor M. Montori, MD is a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. An endocrinologist and health services researcher, Dr. Montori is the author of more than 400 peer-reviewed publications and editor of 2 books of evidence-based endocrinology. He is member of the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Editorial Advisory Board for the BMJ, and Director of Community Engagement in Research at the Mayo Center for Clinical and Translational Science. He is a recognized expert in evidence-based medicine and shared decision making, and developer of the concept of minimally disruptive medicine. He works in Rochester, Minnesota, at Mayo Clinic's KER Unit, to advance person-centered care for patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions.

Lyndal Trevena

School of Public Health,
The University of Sydney, Australia

Lyndal Trevena is an academic general practitioner and clinical epidemiologist at the University of Sydney. Her particular interest is in the application of evidence in clinical practice – helping clinicians and their patients make evidence-informed decisions. She has developed and evaluated a number of patient decision aids and recently led the review risk communication standards for the International Patient Decision Aids (IPDAS) group. Apart from her work in Australia, she collaborates on projects in the US and Europe on a range of clinical topics relevant to primary health care. She has a special interest in shared decision-making with vulnerable populations and has projects in India and the Asia-Pacific region.

Naohito Yamaguchi

Medical Information Network Distribution Service (MINDS) Center,
Japan Council for Quality Health Care, Japan

Naohito Yamaguchi graduated from Keio University School of Medicine, Japan, in 1978, and started his career as researcher in epidemiology and public health.  Currently, he is professor and chairman of Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Tokyo Women’s Medical University.  He is also Director of MINDS Center of Japan Council for Quality Health Care. MINDS Center is the clearinghouse of clinical practice guidelines in Japan, and its activities range from support for guideline development to dissemination and implementation of more than 100 clinical practice guidelines through MINDS website.  MINDS Center is also a member of East Asian Cochrane Alliance (EACA), together with institutions in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore.