Prof Kamal Mahtani
Fellow, Ordinary Fellow
Professor of Evidence Based Healthcare
Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences
Prof Kamal R Mahtani is a local GP; he was made Professor of Evidence Based Healthcare at Oxford University in 2022, and is based at the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.
As a researcher, his areas of interest include 1) the assessment of novel technologies to improve patient-centred chronic disease management, 2) increasing the evidence base to support the redesign of future primary care (including the role for social prescribing in the community) and 3) improving the understanding and use of evidence, particularly systematic reviews, in knowledge translation.
Kamal is one of the founders of the Oxford Social Prescribing Research Network, which brings together members of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, colleagues from the Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) team and Kellogg College to explore ways in which these settings can contribute to people’s health and well-being. The Network works closely with users, providers and policymakers.
Kamal teaches at all levels. He is a clinical tutor for undergraduate medical students. He is the Director of the MSc EBHC (Systematic Reviews) and a DPhil supervisor. Kamal is also interested in healthcare leadership and is Director of the EBHC Leadership programme and Oxford International Primary care Research Leadership Programme.