Interview with Mrs Janie Hughes, conducted by Dr Andy Ness, for the History of Twentieth Century Medicine Research Group, UCL, 28 March 2000. Transcribed by Mrs Jaqui Carter, and edited by Professor Tilli Tansey and Dr Hugh Thomas.
Mrs Janie Hughes (b. 1944) joined the MRC Epidemiological Research Unit in April 1964 and worked under the directorship of both Archie Cochrane and Peter Elwood. She has been involved in most of the major studies of the Unit and continued to assist Professor Peter Elwood as he continued to work in retirement.
The History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group is funded by the Wellcome Trust, which is a registered charity (no. 210183). The interview was funded by a Wellcome Trust grant (059533; 1999-2001; awarded to Professor George Davey-Smith, Dr A R Ness and Dr E M Tansey), and its publication by a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award entitled “Makers of modern biomedicine: testimonies and legacy” (2012-2017; awarded to Professor Tilli Tansey).
Citation: Ness, A R (intvr); Tansey E M, Thomas H (eds) (2017) Hughes, Janie: transcript of an audio interview (28-Mar- 2000). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2017047. London: Queen Mary University of London.
Note: Audio interviews are conducted following standard oral history methodology, and received ethical approval from UCL (2000) and QMUL (reference QMREC 0642). Related material has been deposited in the Wellcome Library.
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