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Gordon 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.

 



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