Professor Kamal R Mahtani is the winner of this year's John Fry award, from the Royal College of General Practitioners.
ABOUT THE AWARD:
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.
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.
PREVIOUS OXFORD WINNERS:
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.