Copyright © 2008 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Mark A. Crowther, Jeff Ginsberg, Holger J. Schünemann, Ralph M. Meyer, Richard Lottenberg
Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
Print ISBN: 9781405157476
Online ISBN: 9781444300857
About the Author
Dr Mark Crowther is Associate Professor of Medicine and Program Director of the Adult Hematology Residency Training Program at McMaster University. He is a member of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.
Dr. Jeffrey Ginsberg is a leading expert in the diagnosis, prevention and management of venous thromboembolism and has led many of the "practice changing" studies published in this area in the last 20 years. He is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, most recently an endowed chair at McMaster University allowing him to pursue further research in venous and arterial thrombosis.
Dr. Holger Schünemann is a leading expert in evidence based practice with a particular interest in the development and widespread dissemination of validated evidence scoring criteria. Dr. Schünemann has played an important role in the evolution of evidence based guidelines currently written by organizations such as the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Thoracic Society.
Dr. Ralph Meyer has recently joined the National Cancer Institute of Canada after a distinguished career at McMaster University. Dr. Meyer is responsible for administering the Clinical Trial Program at the NCIC. The NCIC has led or participated in many national and international studies which guide current best treatment practices for disorders such as Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma and other hematologic malignancies.
Dr. Richard Lottenberg is a professor of medicine and past Division Chair of the division of Hematology and Oncology. He is currently the Training Program Director at the University of Florida and is widely regarded as an expert in the evidence based management of sickle cell anemia.