Aubrey Sheiham

Aubrey Sheiham (12 September 1936 – 24 November 2015)[1] was born in Graaff-Reinet, South Africa and became a British academic, a dental epidemiologist[2] and emeritus professor of Dental Public Health, School of Life and Medical Sciences at University College London.[3] He graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 1957.[3]

He was the spouse of the British philosopher Helena Cronin. Sheiham died of mesothelioma.[3]

The Audrey Sheiham Evidence-Based Health Care in Africa Leadership Award has been granted annually by the Cochrane Collaboration since 2001 to a researcher from a low to middle income country.[4] The funding for the award comes from an endowment by Sheiham and Cronin.[3]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Aubrey Sheiham obituary | Society | The Guardian". Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Aubrey Sheiham Award | The 23rd Cochrane Colloquium". Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d Watts, G (12 December 2015). "Aubrey Sheiham". Lancet. 386 (10011): 2388. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(15)01204-0. PMID 26709401.
  4. ^ "Aubrey Sheiham EBHC in Africa Leadership Award:". South African Cochrane Centre. Retrieved 8 September 2019.

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