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Richard Smith is a British medical doctor, editor, and businessman.

He is director of the Ovations initiative to combat chronic disease in the developing world. The initiative is funding centres in China, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Tunisia, Tanzania, South Africa, Central America, and the US Mexico border.

Previously he was chief executive of UnitedHealth Europe, a subsidiary of the UnitedHealth Group that works with public health systems in Europe. Before that he was editor of the British Medical Journal and chief executive of the BMJ Publishing Group. Smith worked for the BMJ for twenty-five years, from 1979 to 2004, the last thirteen as editor.

Smith is a proponent of open access publishing. He was editor of the BMJ when the journal first moved to online publishing, and made the journal's archives freely available. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Public Library of Science,[1] an open access publisher of scientific and medical research. He is editor-in-chief of the open-access Cases Journal, which aims to create a database of medical case reports.[2]

He is an honorary professor at the University of Warwick and a member of the governing council of St George’s, University of London.

Having qualified in medicine in the University of Edinburgh, he worked in hospital in Scotland and New Zealand before joining the BMJ. He also worked for six years as a television doctor with the BBC and TV-AM and has a degree in management science from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He loves making soup, marmalade, and trouble.

Smith is the author of the book The Trouble with Medical Journals (2006, ISBN 1-85315-673-6), in which he contends medical journals have become "creatures of the drug industry," rife with fraudulent research and packed with articles ghost written by pharmaceutical companies. He recently wrote about the limitations and problems of the peer review process

His brother is comedian Arthur Smith.
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Total Books: 196
The Teds
2016 - The Teds (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911306054
ISBN-10: 1911306057
Genres: Arts & Photography, History, Politics & Social Sciences

Green Capitalism the God That Failed
2016 - Green Capitalism the God That Failed (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781848902053
ISBN-10: 1848902050
Genre: Business & Money

Borderline Personality Disorder Everything You Need To Know About Borderline Personality Disorder
Interview Skills Techniques and Questions Resume and CV Writing  HOW TO GET HIRED The StepbyStep System Standing Out from the Crowd and Nailing the Job You Want
Advices on floor laminations How to install laminate flooring
2015 - Advices on Floor Laminations How to Install Laminate Flooring (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781505957914
ISBN-10: 1505957915
Genre: Arts & Photography

Understanding Education and Educational Research
Nuclear Town USA
2013 - Nuclear Town Usa (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781494346898
ISBN-10: 1494346893
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

There Is a God 1001 Heartwarming  Reasons to Believe
2013 - There Is a God 1001 Heartwarming Reasons to Believe [and Hilarious] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780399167805
ISBN-10: 0399167803
Genres: Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Self-Help, Christian Books & Bibles

Click The Virtual Meetings Book
2013 - Click the VIrtual Meetings Book (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780972245852
ISBN-10: 0972245855
Genres: Business & Money, Computers & Technology

My Place In the Family A Memour
2013 - My Place in the Family a Memour (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781491054550
ISBN-10: 1491054557
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Revenge For A Hanging
2012 - Revenge for a Hanging (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781444812053
ISBN-10: 144481205X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

IB Design Technology Standard  Higher Level
2011 - Ib Design Technology Standard Higher Level [OSC IB Revision Guides for the International Baccalaureate Diploma] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781907374104
ISBN-10: 1907374108
Genres: Children's Books, Reference

Deer Hunting 4th Edition
2011 - Deer Hunting 4th Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780811705974
ISBN-10: 0811705978
Genre: Outdoors & Nature

You Know You're 60 When
2010 - You Know You're 60 When (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780307587626
ISBN-10: 0307587622

Freezer Burn
2010 - Freezer Burn (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982928837
ISBN-10: 0982928831
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War Race Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness
2010 - Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War Race Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness [Politics, Culture & Society in] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780719069864
ISBN-10: 0719069866
Genre: History

Account of the Religious and Literary Life of Adam Clarke
2010 - Account of the Religious and Literary Life of Adam Clarke (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781147073850
ISBN-10: 1147073856
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

A Tour of Four Great Rivers  The Hudson Mohawk Susquehanna and Delaware in 1769 Being the Journal of Richard Smith of Burlington
The Trials of Richard Smith as Principal and Ann Carson Alias Ann Smith as Accessary for the Murder of Captain John Carson on the 20th Day
The Obituary of Richard Smyth Secondary of the Poultry Compter London
2010 - The Obituary of Richard Smyth Secondary of the Poultry Compter London [Volume 44] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781151759085
ISBN-10: 1151759082

2007 - Poemsshort Stories and Songs [written by: Richard Smith] (Paperback)
2006 - Japanese Language People [Language and People] (Paperback)
2006 - The Mentoring Pocketbook [Management Pocketbooks] (Paperback)
2006 - Arado Ar 234 A [Military Aircraft in Detail] (Paperback)
1999 - A Concise Copticenglish Lexicon [Resources for Biblical Study] (Hardcover)
1998 - Thinking Again Education After Postmodernism [Critical Studies in Education and Culture Series] (Hardcover)
1995 - After Postmodernism Education Politics and Identity [Knowledge, Identity and School Life : 3] (Paperback)
1992 - Handbook of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis [Neurological Disease and Therapy] (Hardcover)
1987 - Unemployment and Health a Disaster and a Challenge [Oxford Medical Publications] (Paperback)
1976 - Answer [English Recusant Literature] (Hardcover)
Freedom and Discipline [Introductory Studies in Philosophy of Education] (Hardcover)
Chemistry a Modern Course [Teacher's Annotated Edition] (Hardcover)
The Inequalities Debate an Interpretive Essay [Policy Development and Analysis] (Hardcover)
Prudential Ballance of Religion [English Recusant Literature] (Hardcover)
Brief Inquisition Into Fnicholas Smith [English Recusant Literature] (Hardcover)
Turning the Page [World of Display] (Paperback)
Waitout in Waco [Day of the Disaster] (Other)
Estate Agency [Case in Point] (Paperback)
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