Appointments to Cochrane Council

New Cochrane Council Members

The Cochrane Council aims to ensure that Cochrane Groups retain an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making.

At its teleconference on 14 April, Council members voted unanimously to create two Council seats for members of the Early Career Professionals Network. We are delighted to welcome Santiago Castiello de Obeso and Ahmad Sofi-Mahmudi, as new representatives of the Early Career Professionals Network to the Council.

Santiago is a behavioural scientist from Guadalajara Mexico, currently a PhD candidate working in computational psychiatry at Oxford. Santiago got involved with Cochrane when he conducted a review with Cochrane Schizophrenia. He is also a member of Cochrane Mexico and part of the steering group of the Early Career Professionals Network.

Ahmad is a dentist and researcher from Kurdistan, Iran. Since its start, he has been involved with the Early Career Professionals Network as a steering group member. He is also a steering group member of Cochrane Iran and an author of the Cochrane Oral Health group. 

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If you want to contact Santiago or Ahmad please visit this page.


June 11, 2021