Professor Ian Roberts
MB BCh FRCP FPH
Ian Roberts is Professor of Epidemiology & Public Heath and co-director of the Clinical Trials Unit at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He first trained as a paediatrician and then in epidemiology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and at McGill University, Canada. He established and is co-ordinating editor of the Cochrane Injuries Group, an international network of individuals that prepares and maintains systematic reviews of the effectiveness of interventions in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injury. He is principal investigator of the CRASH trials, large international randomised controlled trials that seek better ways to treat seriously injured trauma patients. His current focus is the conduct of large scale trials of tranexamic acid in the management of acute severe bleeding. He is co-author with Phil Edwards of the Energy Glut - a book about the politics of fatness.
Large scale clinical trials, prognostic research, energy and health.