Tom Jefferson

Dr. Tom Jefferson is a Senior Associate Tutor at the University of Oxford, a former researcher at the Nordic Cochrane Centre and a former scientific coordinator for the production of HTA reports on non-pharmaceuticals for Agenas, the Italian National Agency for Regional Healthcare.

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Dr Tom Jefferson Epidemiologist

Medically Trained Epidemiologist with Extensive Experience of HTA and Handling Huge Datasets

Including regulatory dossiers, clinical data synthesis, systematic reviews, health economics studies, meta-analysis within medical devices and pharmaceutical companies. Have carried out health economics modelling and scholarly work in the past and have a firm grip of regulatory processes in EU. Member of Cochrane and EUNeHTA.

Most Cited Papers

Vaccines for preventing influenza in healthy adults

V Demicheli, T Jefferson, E Ferroni, A Rivetti, C Di Pietrantonj. 

Cochrane database of systematic reviews (1889 citations)

Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses

T Jefferson, CB Del Mar, L Dooley, E Ferroni, LA Al-Ansary, GA Bawazeer, …

Cochrane database of systematic reviews (2289 citations)

Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in adults and children

T Jefferson, MA Jones, P Doshi, CB Del Mar, R Hama, MJ Thompson, Heneghan C.

Cochrane database of systematic reviews (1005 citations for the 2014 version)

Guidelines for authors and peer reviewers of economic submissions to the BMJ

MF Drummond, TO Jefferson. 

BMJ 313 (7052), 275-283 (1905 citations)

Interviews, Presentations, and Q&As

Dr. Tom Jefferson has been interviewed by various national and International media channels. He has also presented to various forums. You can find a list of some of his videos by clicking the button below.


Army Syntex Award

1982 Army Syntex Award for research into obstetric performance in different ethnic groups

University of Surrey Research Prize

1984 University of Surrey Research Prize for work on haematological indices of pregnant Gurkha women

Parkes Memorial Prize

1990 Parkes Memorial Prize for work on the selection and training of Army recruits

BMJ prize

2009 BMJ prize for best use of BMJ archival material