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Dr Carl Heneghan is Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine. He is a General Practitioner and Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Primary Health Care at the University of Oxford.
Carl has had an association with the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine since 1995. He currently holds a National Institute of Health Research Award and is a General Practitioner and a senior clinical research fellow in the Department of Primary Care in Oxford.
He has considerable experience in teaching for undergraduates, postgraduates and teachers of EBM practice. He has co-authored the EBM toolkit (BMJ), and is involved in work that promotes the understanding and teaching of critical appraisal.
His research interests include chronic disease management and self-monitoring in chronic diseases. He is a principal investigator in the National Institute of Heath Research unit for monitoring in chronic disease and works with the Oxford Vascular Study (OXVASC) on the incidence, prevention and treatment of acute coronary events form a population perspective.
In addition, Carl runs a number of projects within the Centre looking at the utilization of evidence into practice and has an active interest in diagnostic methods and teaching.