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The RCGP’s award for promoting the discipline of general practice through research and publishing goes to the CEBM’s Deputy Director

Professor Kamal R Mahtani is the winner of this year's John Fry award, from the Royal College of General Practitioners.


The John Fry Award is presented, in consultation with the Society of Academic Primary Care (SAPC), to a member or Fellow of the College who has promoted the discipline of general practice through research and publishing. The award is intended to encourage people to undertake research as a practising GP early on in their career and within 20 years of qualification as a GP. 

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Kamal R. Mahtani is a GP, Associate Professor and Deputy Director at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine. He is also director of the MSc in EBHC Systematic Reviews and leads the Evidence-Based Health Care Leadership Programme.

In 2016, Kamal was also rewarded the Yvonne Carter award for The RCGP's award for outstanding new researcher


Kamal joins an impressive line-up of previous winners from across the world, including two previous winners from the University of Oxford - Professor Daniel Lasserson, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Nuffield Department of Medicine, and Julia Hippisley-Cox, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and General Practice.












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