Conflict of interest declaration: Katrina Williams

Updated on: 15 February 2021

Roles in: Cochrane Child Health

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 - I have received competitive grants from government and philanthropic associations to conduct research about autism, and had a contract with an Australian state education department to review their data about autism and other neurodevelopmental differences.

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - I receive a consultancy fees for sitting on two grant committee, for being the associate editor of a journal and a health review panel.

c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - I have received a consultancy payment from an Australian Commonwealth Government agency.

d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
No

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)?
No

f) Received personal gifts from a related organisation?
No

g) Had an outstanding loan with a related organisation?
No

h) Received royalty payments from a related organisation?
Yes - I receive royalty payments for a book I co-authored about autism.

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?
No