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Alex Burns

PhD Student

 College House 

 

College House, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Alex is a GP working in Cornwall. He is interested in the use of evidence in making decisions with patients, especially around the use of tests.

Qualifications

  • BA (Cantab)
  • MBBS
  • Masters in Global Health Policy

Research

Research interests

Alex is undertaking his PhD looking at how clinicians and patients communicate the risks and uncertainties surrounding cancer testing, and how the use of electronic risk assessment tools may influence this.

External Engagement and Impact

Invited lectures

  • “Evidence Based Medicine, Why Bother”, PenARC Making Sense of Evidence Conference, 1st November 2019

 

Teaching

Supervision / Group

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