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We are a multidisiplinary team of academics and clinicians working in the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM) at the University of Oxford, passionate about improving the safety of medicines, devices, and other treatments used in medicine. 


Dr Georgia C. Richards

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow


Dr Jeffrey K. Aronson

Consultant Physician & Clinical Pharmacologist 


Prof Carl Heneghan

Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine,

Director of CEBM & NHS Urgent Care General Practitioner 

Other contributors: Konrad Sitkowski (Oxford University Medical School)

Other projects related to the safety of treatments we are working on include: 

  • the 4E's Forum to improve the detection, analysis, and reporting of harms associated with medicines and devices (report here)

  • the BMJ Evidence Based Medicine Coroners' Concerns to Prevent Harms series (editorial here)

    • published case series on preventable deaths from ingesting alcohol-based hand sanitisers (here)

    • published case report on a fatality from a misdiagnosed adverse effect from diclofenac in an adolescent with complex needs (here)

  • The Preventable Deaths Tracker (here)

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