Chair - OMERACT Executive Committee & Management Group member, OMERACT Handbook Group Member, Technical Advisory Group Member

Peter Tugwell

Director, Centre for Global Health
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Peter Tugwell is Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology & Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa and is a practicing rheumatologist at the Ottawa Hospital. In 2001, he became Director for the Centre for Global Health at the Institute of Population Health. He has built a research program and multidisciplinary team around his Canada Research Chair in Health Equity.

Dr. Tugwell was Founding Director of the International Clinical Epidemiology Network Training Centre at McMaster University [1982–91] and currently serves as Secretary General to INCLEN's North American group (CanUSAClen).Dr. Tugwell is co-director of a WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation & Health Technology Assessment in Equity.

Dr. Tugwell is Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Review Group and is Founding Co-convenor of the newly formed Cochrane Health Equity Field/Campbell Equity Methods Group and serves on the Steering Committee of the Campbell Collaboration.

In 2002 he was appointed the North American Editor for the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. He is also a Section Editor for UpToDate and a member of the Oversight committee of the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Dr. Tugwell's publication record includes over 500 journal articles, monographs, and book chapters.

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