Dr. Peter C Gøtzsche, M.D.

Peter C Gøtzsche is co-founder and director of The Nordic Cochrane Centre. He is a specialist in internal medicine; worked with clinical trials and regulatory affairs in the drug industry 1975-1983, and at hospitals in Copenhagen 1984-95. With about 80 others, he helped start The Cochrane Collaboration in 1993, and established The Nordic Cochrane Centre the same year. Cochrane is the most independent medical research organization in the world, and he serves on the Cochrane Governing Board.

Dr. Gøtzsche has published more than 70 papers in “the big five” (BMJ, Lancet, JAMA, Ann Intern Med and N Engl J Med) and his scientific works have been cited over 25,000 times. He is also author of:Deadly psychiatry and organised denial (2015); Deadly medicines and organised crime: How big pharma has corrupted health care (2013); Mammography screening: truth, lies and controversy (2012); Rational diagnosis and treatment: evidence-based clinical decision-making (2007)  He is the world’s leader in InforMED Medical Decision-Making.