Conflict of interest declaration: Tracey E Howe

Updated on: 8 April 2021

Roles in: Governing Board

1. Financial interests

a) Received research funding: any grant, contract or gift, commissioned research, or fellowship from The Cochrane Collaboration or a related organisation (i.e. any organisation related to health care or medical research) to conduct research?
Yes - My previous employing organisations received funding from WHO,Department of Health England, Big Lottery, MRC Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Research programme, Scottish Government, Thomas Pocklington Trust, Help the Aged, Greater Glasgow & Clyde Endowment Fund, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde public health directorate and Glasgow Centre for Population Health, The Health Foundation, The Health Foundation, EAGA, PPP Foundation, EPSRC, National Osteoporosis Society, Northern & Yorkshire Regional R&D Directorate, South Tees Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Durham & Teesside Education and Training Consortia, NHS Executive R&D Programme, Centre for Health and Medical Research, University of Teesside, REMEDI, Association of Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists.

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - I receive fees from the Cochrane Collaboration for my role as Co-Chair of the Governing Board. I do not work for the pharmaceutical, device or other private/ industry related organisations. I have received consulting fees: Visiting Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. October 2018 and March 2019. Travel and subsistence paid by WHO to Peer Review Meeting of Contributors to the Global Report on Healthy Ageing 10-11 October 2019, WHO Headquarters, Geneva. REF consultant; Kingston University, UK; Plymouth University, UK; University of Central Lancashire,UK; Brunel University, UK; Cardiff University, UK; Oxford Brooks University, UK HEFCE, UK WHO Edward Healthcare

c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?

d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
Yes - Employee City of Glasgow College (April 2019-October 2020) Former employee Glasgow Caledonian University (2005-2018) University of Teesside, University of Manchester, Liverpool John Moores University, NHS England. Member of the Board of Management City of Glasgow College (from August 2016 -2018). Non-Executive Director - Picker Institute Europe (1081688) (from December 2014 - Feb 2017). Board Member for local award-winning Social Enterprise ???Gorbals Recycles??? (SC277413) (June 2014- December 2015) Board Member for local award-winning Community Interest Company MsMissMrs (SC441246) (Jan 2015 -September 2016) Deputy Chair Glasgow City of Science (June 2013 - Sept 2016)

e) Possessed share-holdings, stock, stock options, equity with a related organisation (excludes mutual funds or similar arrangements where the individual has no control over the selection of the shares)?

f) Received personal gifts from a related organisation?

g) Had an outstanding loan with a related organisation?

h) Received royalty payments from a related organisation?

2. Do you have any other competing interests that could pose a conflict of interest that would reasonably appear to be related to the primary interest?
Yes - Honorary Professor, University of Manchester expired March 2021