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Prof Paul Glasziou  


Prof Paul Glasziou
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Bond University QLD 4229


Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 55515
+61 7 559 55515
Building Level: 2
Building: 5. Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Location: Bond University
Professional Biography
Paul Glasziou FRACGP, PhD is Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine at Bond University and a part-time General Practitioner. He was the Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford from 2003-2010. His key interests include identifying and removing the barriers to using high quality research in everyday clinical practice. He is the author of six books related to evidence based practice: Systematic Reviews in Health Care, Decision Making in Health Care and Medicine: integrating evidence and values, An Evidence-Based Medicine Workbook, Clinical Thinking: Evidence, Communication and Decision-making, Evidence-Based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach EBM, and Evidence-Based Medical Monitoring: Principles and Practice. He has authored over 160 peer-reviewed journal articles and his h-index is currently 43. He is the recipient of an NHRMC Australia Fellowship which he commenced at Bond University in July, 2010.
Member of the Royal College of General Practioners -
Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners -
Doctor of Philosophy -
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery - University of Queensland
Recent Keynote Addresses
  • Navigating the Future
    GP10 Conference, RACGP
Research interests & research expertise

Improving medical decision making, including clinical trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based medicine, with specific applications to breast and colorectal cancer screening, otitis media, cholesterol lowering, and anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation.

Current research grants

NHMRC Program Grant on screening & diagnosis

Paul Glasziou
(Link to personal researcher page)

Recent Publications
  • Lipid re-screening: What is the best measure and interval?
  • Tonsillectomy or adeno-tonsillectomy versus non-surgical treatment for chronic/recurrent acute tonsillitis (Review)
  • Poor description of non-pharmacological interventions: analysis of consecutive sample of randomised trials
  • Effects of fenofibrate on cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes, with and without prior cardiovascular disease: The Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes (FIELD) study
  • Addressing overuse and underuse around the world
  • The contribution of individual exercise training components to clinical outcomes in randomised controlled trials of cardiac rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-regression
  • Evidence for underuse of effective medical services around the world
  • Exploration of the methodological quality and clinical usefulness of a cross-sectional sample of published guidance about exercise training and physical activity for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
  • Guidance for modifying the definition of diseases: A checklist
  • Patient preferences for cardiovascular preventive medication: A systematic review