LIST OF NOMINATIONS (EPIDEMIOLOGISTS)

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Dr. Gordan Guyatt (McMaster University-Hamilton, Ontario)

Dr. Guyatt is a leading expert in evidence-based approaches to clinical practice, having coined the term “evidence based medicine” in 1990.  Dr. Guyatt has an excellent publication record both in academia and in the popular press.  He continues to write extensively on randomized trials, quality of life research, and meta-analyses.

 

Websitehttp://fhs.mcmaster.ca/ceb/faculty_member_guyatt.htm

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Dr. Steffanie Strathdee (University of California San Diego)

 

Dr. Steffanie A. Strathdee is the Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Strathdee is an infectious disease epidemiologist who has focused on HIV prevention in underserved, marginalized populations. In the last decade, she has published over 400 peer-reviewed publications on HIV prevention and the natural history of HIV and related infections and the evaluation of interventions to reduce harms among substance using populations.

 

Website: http://gph.ucsd.edu/people/strathdee.shtml

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Dr. Nicky Welton (University of Bristol-UK)

Dr. Nicky Welton is from the School of Social and Community medicine at the University of Bristol.   Dr. Welton’s  is currently researching Bayesian statistical methods for combining evidence for different sources and assessing evidence consistency; comprehensive cost-effectiveness analyses; and expected value of information methods for research prioritisation.

 

Website: https://www.bris.ac.uk/cobm/research/mpes/welton.html

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Dr. John Ionnidis (Harvard School of Public Health- Boston, Massachusetts)

 

John P.A. Ioannidis currently holds the C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention at Stanford University and is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Stanford Prevention Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine.  His 2005 paper in PLoS Medicine, “Why most Published Research Findings are False,” has been the most-downloaded article in the history of Public Library of Science.

 

Website: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/faculty/john-ioannidis/

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Dr. Phillipe Grandjean (Harvard School of Public Health-Boston, Massachusetts)

Dr. Grandjean’s environmental epidemiology research focuses especially on delayed effects of developmental exposure to environmental chemicals. Dr. Grandjean has published on research ethics, genetic susceptibility, the setting of exposure limits, and the impact of the precautionary principle on prevention and research.

Website: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/faculty/philippe-grandjean/

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Dr. Salim Yusuf (McMaster University-Hamilton, Ontario)

           

Dr. Yusuf was the brain behind the INTERHEART study which revealed there are nine key risk factors that substantially increase people’s risk for heart attack, including stress and high cholesterol.  Dr. Yusuf’s recent interests include societal, biologic and genetic determinants of population health in developing populations. His studies span 83 countries in all the inhabited continents of the world.

 

Website: http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/ceb/faculty_member_yusuf.htm

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Dr. Kevin Fenton (CDC-Atlanta, Georgia)

 

Dr. Kevin Fenton is the director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). Prior to this, Dr. Fenton directed and established a number of research programs and forums related to HIV/AIDS and sexual health. He has also served on the boards of a number of charitable organizations and government committees related to HIV and STD prevention and sexual health research.

Website: http://www.cdc.gov/about/leadership/leaders/fenton.htm

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