Meet the Senior Editor

Peter Tugwell is Professor in the Department of Medicine and the School of Epidemiology & Public Health at the University of Ottawa, and has a rheumatology practice in the Division of Rheumatology at the Ottawa Hospital. He was Chair of the McMaster Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1979-89 and Chair of the University of Ottawa Department of Medicine 1991-2001. He holds a Canada Research Chair and is Senior Scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and is a Scientist at the Bruyere Research Institute. He currently holds two Canadian Institute of Health Research grants: one that looks at stakeholder engagement in clinical guidelines, and another that examines the criteria for scientific replication of systematic reviews.

Peter has been involved with Cochrane’s work since its inception; he is taking a leave of absence from being Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Musculoskeletal to take on the role of Senior Editor of the Long-Term Conditions and Ageing 2 Network.

Senior Editor for the Long-term Conditions and Ageing Network 1 to be confirmed.