Conflict of interest declaration: Colleen Ovelman
Updated on: 14 July 2021
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 - While I was the Managing Editor of Cochrane Neonatal, part of my salary was paid through grant funding from the following non-profit organizations: Deborah Munroe Noonan Memorial Research Fund, The Gerber Foundation, The World Health Organization, and The American Heart Association.
b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - I was a paid consultant with Vermont Oxford Network during June 2021. This contract has now ended. Previously, I was a paid employee of Vermont Oxford Network and the University of Vermont as the Managing Editor of Cochrane Neonatal.
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 - I was the Managing Editor of Cochrane Neonatal.
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?