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Dr. Paul E. Alexander, expert and teacher of epidemiology (clinical epidemiology), evidence-based medicine, and research methodology (former Assistant Professor at McMaster University in evidence-based medicine); former COVID Pandemic advisor to WHO-PAHO Washington, DC (2020); and former senior advisor to COVID Pandemic policy in Health and Human Services (HHS) Washington, DC, US government; worked/appointed in 2008 at WHO as a regional specialist/epidemiologist in Europe’s Regional office Denmark (nations involved in assigned WHO’s project were Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Poland), worked for the government of Canada as an epidemiologist for 12 years, appointed as the Canadian in-field epidemiologist (2002-2004) as part of an international CIDA funded, Health Canada executed project on TB/HIV co-infection and MDR-TB control (involving India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Afghanistan); education: graduate studies at University of Oxford England, University of Toronto Canada, McMaster University Canada, York University Canada; completed a short certificate program at Johns Hopkins Baltimore, USA, in bioterrorism (medical and public health aspects following the deployment of a biological weapon (weaponized pathogen such as small pox, plague, botulism, tularemia etc.) on a city such as Baltimore; also lectured and informed routinely by Dr. Donald Henderson who headed eradication of small-pox and developed expertise post the certificate program); awarded Governor General Medal of Canada for academics; doctoral studies and post doc completed under supervision of Dr. Gordon Guyatt, co-founder with Dr. Dave Sackett of the field of ‘evidence-based medicine (EBM)’; currently independent academic scientist and consultant.