The IDEAL Council

The IDEAL Council is an international group of surgeons and researchers in surgical and other complex interventions, methodologists, statisticians, journal editors and experts in the translation of research into clinical practice.

The IDEAL Collaboration consists of a core IDEAL Council that direct the activities of IDEAL and a variety of specialist Advisors.

Our core Council meets quarterly by teleconference to plan and review the ongoing activities of IDEAL

The Collaboration is coordinated from the University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences.

Our address: IDEAL Collaboration, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK.

IDEAL Council

Peter McCulloch

Chair – Peter McCulloch, UK

Art Sedrakyan

Vice-Chair – Art Sedrakyan, USA

Joel Horowitz

Joel Horovitz, USA

Jane Blazeby

Jane Blazeby, UK

Maroeska Rovers

Maroeska Rovers, NLD

Arsenio Paez

Arsenio Paez, CAN

Hani Marcus

Hani Marcus, UK

Pedro Ramirez

Pedro Ramirez, USA

Andreas Obermair Headshot

Andreas Obermair, AUS

Xin Sun

Xin Sun, CHN

Andrew Cook

Andrew Cook, UK

Advisors to the IDEAL Council

Advisors serve up to 3 years in the role. They receive documentation pertaining to all Council teleconferences and are given the opportunity to join calls and advise on their particular areas of expertise and interest.

Professor David Beard

David Beard

Prof Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell

Marion Campbell

Marion Campbell

Tammy Clifford

Tammy Clifford

Andrew Cook

Andrew Cook

Guy Maddern

Guy Maddern

Wendy Rogers

Wendy Rogers