Dr Jeremy Howick
Senior Researcher & Director, Oxford Empathy Programme
Dr. Howick's research combines philosophical analysis and medical epidemiology, with the aim of improving patient and population health. He has focused on foundational issues surrounding evidence, especially those related to Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM), placebo controls, and (most recently) empathic care.
He has over 80 academic articles and two books. Recently he founded the Oxford Empathy Programme with Professor Sir Muir Gray, and has done several systematic reviews exploring the patient benefits of empathy, and the extent to which practitioners express it.
He is also an award winning teacher and a keen communicator with over 25,000 social media followers and a popular science book.