Dr. Joseph L. Mathew is a Pediatric Pulmonologist based in Chandigarh (India). He is a leader of the Evidence Based Medicine movement, focusing on translating research evidence to health-care practice in developing countries.

He is active within the Guidelines International Network (GIN), Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi), Cochrane, and Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM). He is currently a member of the GIN Board of Trustees, and the Founder Chair of the G-I-N Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) Working Group (since 2015). He is also the Chair of the GIN Membership Committee.

He was the Founder Chair of HTAi Interest Subgroup for Developing Countries (2008-13). He has contributed significantly towards capacity building efforts for evidence-informed decision-making through the SIGNET Capacity and Capability Building programme and developed the KNOW ESSENTIALS tool for evidence-informed decision-making in resource-limited settings.