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Rod Jackson is a professor of epidemiology in the Section of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland. He is also the director of EPIQ (www.epiq.co.nz), an in-house group undertaking teaching, research and consultancies in Evidence-based Practice (EP), health Informatics (I) and Quality improvement (Q), for healthcare services. He is medically trained, has a PhD in Epidemiology and is a fellow of the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine. He has published over 265 peer-reviewed papers. His main research interest for the last 35 years has been the epidemiology of chronic diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases. He is one of the architects of New Zealand risk-based clinical guidelines for managing CVD risk. He leads the HRC-funded VIEW (Vascular Informatics using Epidemiology & the Web) research programme (see University web page on the VIEW programme). The VIEW research team undertakes a range of research projects that link individual patient data generated from two web-based systems (PREDICT: a primary care CVD risk assessment and management clinical decision support system used by one third of NZ GPs; and ANZACS-QI: a secondary care quality improvement system based in coronary care units throughout NZ) to national health databases.
Cardiovascular epidemiology, Clinical epidemiology, Evidence-based healthcare,Electronic clinical decision support and Population Health
Simon Thornley, Roger J Marshall, Susan Wells and Rod Jackson
Research Article: J Biom Biostat 2013, 4:182