Richard Horton (editor)

Richard Horton
Richard Charles Horton, FRCP, FMedSci, (born 29 December 1961) is the present editor-in-chief of The Lancet, a United Kingdom-based medical journal.wikipedia
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The Lancet

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Richard Charles Horton, FRCP, FMedSci, (born 29 December 1961) is the present editor-in-chief of The Lancet, a United Kingdom-based medical journal.
Since 1995, the editor-in-chief is Richard Horton.

Roy Meadow

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Horton published an article in 2005 supporting Professor Sir Roy Meadow who had been charged with serious professional misconduct by the GMC for giving erroneous and seriously misleading evidence in the Sally Clark trial.
On the first day of Meadow's defence Dr Richard Horton Editor of The Lancet, published an article in defence of Meadow.

Pusztai affair

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A few years earlier the society and the journal had taken different positions in a scientific reporting debate known as the Pusztai affair involving research on genetically modified potatoes.
In an interview, Pickett later said that Lancet editor Richard Horton must have had a political motive for publishing the paper because the referees had rejected it.

Royal College of Physicians

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Richard Charles Horton, FRCP, FMedSci, (born 29 December 1961) is the present editor-in-chief of The Lancet, a United Kingdom-based medical journal. He also chaired the Royal College of Physicians' Working Party on Physicians and the Pharmaceutical Industry; co-chaired a World Health Organization (WHO) Scientific Advisory Group on Clinical Trials Registration; chaired the Board of the Health Metrics Network; sat on the External Reference Group for WHO's Research Strategy; and is an External Advisory Board Member for the WHO European Region.

Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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Richard Charles Horton, FRCP, FMedSci, (born 29 December 1961) is the present editor-in-chief of The Lancet, a United Kingdom-based medical journal.

United Kingdom

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Richard Charles Horton, FRCP, FMedSci, (born 29 December 1961) is the present editor-in-chief of The Lancet, a United Kingdom-based medical journal.

Medical journal

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Richard Charles Horton, FRCP, FMedSci, (born 29 December 1961) is the present editor-in-chief of The Lancet, a United Kingdom-based medical journal.

Bristol Grammar School

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Horton studied at Bristol Grammar School from 1969 to 1980 and at the University of Birmingham from 1980 to 1986, receiving his BSc (in physiology) in 1983, and qualifying in medicine in 1986.

University of Birmingham

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Horton studied at Bristol Grammar School from 1969 to 1980 and at the University of Birmingham from 1980 to 1986, receiving his BSc (in physiology) in 1983, and qualifying in medicine in 1986.

Royal Free Hospital

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He completed his general medical training in Birmingham before moving to the liver unit at the Royal Free Hospital.

The Observer

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He has been a medical columnist for The Observer and writes for The Times Literary Supplement and The New York Review of Books.

The Times Literary Supplement

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He has been a medical columnist for The Observer and writes for The Times Literary Supplement and The New York Review of Books.

The New York Review of Books

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He has been a medical columnist for The Observer and writes for The Times Literary Supplement and The New York Review of Books.

World Health Organization

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He also chaired the Royal College of Physicians' Working Party on Physicians and the Pharmaceutical Industry; co-chaired a World Health Organization (WHO) Scientific Advisory Group on Clinical Trials Registration; chaired the Board of the Health Metrics Network; sat on the External Reference Group for WHO's Research Strategy; and is an External Advisory Board Member for the WHO European Region.

Council of Science Editors

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Horton was the first President of the World Association of Medical Editors, and is a Past-President of the US Council of Science Editors (2005–06).

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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He is an honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the University College London, and the University of Oslo.

University College London

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He is an honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the University College London, and the University of Oslo.

University of Oslo

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He is an honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the University College London, and the University of Oslo.

National Academy of Medicine

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In 2011, he was elected to the US Institute of Medicine.

Nuffield Trust

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In 2008, Horton was appointed to a research and analytical management panel as a Senior Associate of The Nuffield Trust, a major independent health policy institution.

Secretary-General of the United Nations

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In 2016, he was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to an expert group advising the High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, which was co-chaired by presidents François Hollande of France and Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

Ban Ki-moon

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In 2016, he was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to an expert group advising the High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, which was co-chaired by presidents François Hollande of France and Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

François Hollande

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In 2016, he was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to an expert group advising the High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, which was co-chaired by presidents François Hollande of France and Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

France

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In 2016, he was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to an expert group advising the High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, which was co-chaired by presidents François Hollande of France and Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

Jacob Zuma

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In 2016, he was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to an expert group advising the High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, which was co-chaired by presidents François Hollande of France and Jacob Zuma of South Africa.