Ian Ford becomes Fellow of the Society of Clinical Trials

Professor Ian Ford of the Robertson Centre for Biostatistics, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Society of Clinical Trials at the Society's annual meetings in Arlington Virginia.

Of 93 previous Fellows only seven were UK-based.

The citation for the award included:

  • For major contributions to the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials, particularly in cardiovascular disease.
  • For leadership in developing the Robertson Centre for Biostatistics and the Glasgow Clinical Trials Unit and for promoting the use of routinely collected health data in clinical trials. 
  • For service on numerous steering and data monitoring committees of major trials, contributions to committees of charitable and government funding agencies and for service to the Society.


First published: 18 May 2015

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