He was a man with severe porphyria who smoked too much and was without the consolation of a wife, a religious belief, or a merit award - but he didn't do so badly. - ALC Obituary BMJ 1988;297:63
Archibald Leman Cochrane (12 January 1909 - 18 June 1988) was a pioneer of EBM after whom is named the Cochrane Collaboration.
- Helped make epidemiology a quantitative science
- Made major contributions to the epidemiology of:
- Developed screening procedures for: