Professor Stephen Evans
Stephen Evans is Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and is a medical statistician.
Stephen was at the UK Medicines Control Agency (now the MHRA) from 1995 to 1999, and 2000-2002. While at the MCA he dealt with major safety issues such as HRT and breast cancer; vitamin K and childhood cancer; MMR and autism.
After training in Physics and Computing, he joined The London Hospital in 1970 becoming Professor of Medical Statistics in 1990.
He is or has been on various editorial boards, including the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. He has been a statistical advisor to the British Medical Journal and a member of its editorial review committee. He is an independent expert member of the European Medicines Agency’s committee that deals with drug safety (PRAC), and was a member of the WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety. He is an Honorary fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of London.