Iain Chalmers

Iain Chalmers was founding director of the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit between 1978 and 1992, founding director of the UK Cochrane Centre between 1992 and 2002, and coordinator of the James Lind Initiative (JLI) between 2003 and 2019.
The JLI worked with others to promote better research for better health care by identifying research priorities relevant to patients and clinicians, developing learning resources for the public, and drawing attention to avoidable waste in biomedical research.

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