Conflict of interest declaration: Nancy Santesso

Updated on: 8 March 2022

Roles in: Cochrane Canada

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 - 2021 Dec – 2022 Mar Lavis JN (Principal Applicant), Grimshaw JM, Santesso NAM, Smith MM, Tricco AC (Co-Principal Applicants), Abou Setta A, Adams O, Adhikari N, Bacon S, Bean T, Bhutta Z, Bignami S, Bornstein S, Brennan J, Brignardello Petersen R, Brouwers M, Bryan S, Chilibeck P, Clement F, Conly J, Corneil T, Curran J, Diamond D, Dobbins M, Dumez D, Durnford K, Florez I, Forest P-G, Fowler R, Friedenreich C, Gagnon A, Garritty C, Ghali W, Greenwood M, Grinspun D, Guyatt G, Hartling L, Hayden J, Hayes A, Hazlewood G, Hebert P, Hutton B, Iorio A, Jedwab J, Kellner J, Kelly S, Khawaja Z, Lamontagne F, Leblanc A, Leontiadis G, Levinson W, Li L, Little J, Manns B, Meddings J, Milaney K, Mittmann N, Mitton C, Moayyedi P, Moffitt P, Moher D, Montesanti S, Morris A, Murthy S, Neil-Sztramko S, Pottie K, Proulx L, Reid R, Reiger K, Roy D, Salvadori M, Sawatzky R, Saxinger L, Schuckel V, Schunemann H, Sharma N, Shaw S, Shea B, Siemieniuk R, Smith M, Southern D, Spinks N, Stelfox H, Straus S, Thombs B, Tonelli M, Tugwell P, Turgeon A, Watson-Creed G, Welch V, Wells G, Williamson T, Wilson MG, Wright J (Co-Applicants and Knowledge Users), COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END) - Extension, Grant, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Research – Extension, $1,100,000.00 Oct 2021 – 2022 Dec Santesso N (Principal Applicant). To support the development of WHO guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Infertility as Systematic Reviewer – Extension, Grant, World Health Organization, $31,164.00 2021 Aug – 2021 Dec Schunemann HJ, Akl EA, Brignardello-Petersen R, Brozek J, Alonso Coello P, Cuello C, Lotfi T, Nieuwlaat R, Petkovic J, Piggott T, Santesso N, Stevens A, Welch V, Wiercioch W, Tugwell P. WHO Handbook for the development and quality assurance of normative and standard setting products (QA Handbook). World Health Organization, $133,109.82 2021 Aug – 2021 Dec Santesso N (Principal Applicant), Schünemann H (Co-Principal Applicant). AO Spine Guidelines for Using Osteobiologics in Spine Degeneration Surgery (AO-GO) – Grant – New Project, $28,374.84 2020 Dec – 2021 Nov Lavis JN (Principal Applicant), Grimshaw JM, Santesso NAM, Tricco AC (Co-Principal Applicants), Abou Setta A, Adams O, Adhikari N, Bacon S, Bean T, Bhutta Z, Bignami S, Bornstein S, Brennan J, Brignardello Petersen R, Brouwers M, Bryan S, Chilibeck P, Clement F, Conly J, Corneil T, Curran J, Diamond D, Dobbins M, Dumez D, Durnford K, Florez I, Forest P-G, Fowler R, Friedenreich C, Gagnon A, Garritty C, Ghali W, Greenwood M, Grinspun D, Guyatt G, Hartling L, Hayden J, Hayes A, Hazlewood G, Hebert P, Hutton B, Iorio A, Jedwab J, Kellner J, Kelly S, Khawaja Z, Lamontagne F, Leblanc A, Leontiadis G, Levinson W, Li L, Little J, Manns B, Meddings J, Milaney K, Mittmann N, Mitton C, Moayyedi P, Moffitt P, Moher D, Montesanti S, Morris A, Murthy S, Neil-Sztramko S, Pottie K, Proulx L, Reid R, Reiger K, Roy D, Salvadori M, Sawatzky R, Saxinger L, Schuckel V, Schunemann H, Sharma N, Shaw S, Shea B, Siemieniuk R, Smith M, Southern D, Spinks N, Stelfox H, Straus S, Thombs B, Tonelli M, Tugwell P, Turgeon A, Watson-Creed G, Welch V, Wells G, Williamson T, Wilson MG, Wright J (Co-Applicants and Knowledge Users), COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END), Grant, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Research – New Project, $1,000,000.00 2020 Dec – 2021 Nov Schunemann HJ, Akl E, Matthew J, Kredo T, Falavigna M, Stevens A, Santesso N, Iorio A, Mertz D et al. A systematic and living evidence and guideline recommendation map on COVID-19. Canadian Institutes of Health Research, $1,456,275 2019 Jan - 2021 Jan Santesso N. GRADE and Systematic reviews, Grant, Public Health Agency of Canada, Research - New Project, $64,650.00 2019 Feb - 2020 Nov Santesso N, Schünemann H, To conduct evidence synthesis including systematic reviews of the development of WHO Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Infertility, World Health Organization, Grant, World Health Organization, Research - New Project, $368,495.40 2019 Santesso N. Risk factors for chlamydia and gonorrhoea. World Health Organization, $72,225.00. 2019 - 2021 Santesso N. GRADE and Systematic reviews. Public Health Agency of Canada, $64,650.00. 2021 Jul – 2021 Aug Santesso N. To conduct an overview of systematic reviews of implementation strategies for cervical cancer screening and to provide methodological support for the development of guidelines for cervical cancer screening, Grant, World Health Organization, Research - New Project, $36,990.00 2021 May – 2021 Jul Santesso N. To conduct systematic reviews for the development of recommendations to update the treatment guidelines for N. gonorrhoeae, C. trachomatis & T. pallidum as a component of the Consolidated GLs for the Prevention, Diagnosis, Tx & care of STIs, Grant, World Health Organization, Research - New Project, $29,544.00 2021 Apr – 2021 Aug Santesso N. Update the Reviews for alcohol related behavioural interventions for the Canadian Low Risk Drinking Guidelines, Grant, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse – New Project, $27, 450.00 2021 Feb – 2021 Mar Santesso N. To provide methodological support for the "Update of WHO Screening and Treatment Recommendations to Prevent Cervical Cancer, Grant, World Health Organization, Research - New Project, $12, 172.80 2021 Feb – 2022 Mar Santesso N. GRADE and systematic review experts to conduct workshops and provide methodological advice. Public Health Agency of Canada - Amendment, Additional $24,351.50 2020 Aug - 2020 Nov Santesso N. To conduct a scoping review to inform and prepare the planning proposal for the development of STI comprehensive guidelines for the prevention and treatment and screening of sexually transmitted infections., Grant, World Health Organization, Research - New Project, $31,848.00 2020 Jul - 2020 Sep Santesso N. Health effects of polyunsaturated fatty acid intake in pregnant women (cohort studies and RCTs), and infants and children (cohort studies and RCTs), to inform the development of a WHO guideline on polyunsaturated fatty acid intake for adults and children., Grant, World Health Organization, Research - New Project, $33,875.00 2020 Apr – 2021 Mar Santesso N. GRADE and systematic review experts to conduct workshops and provide methodological advice. Public Health Agency of Canada - Amendment, Additional $24,408.00 2020 Mar – 2020 Aug Santesso N. Patient versions of ASH guidelines for venous thromboembolism, American Society of Hematology, Research – New Project, $50,000.00 2020 Jan – 2020 Jul Santesso N. Screen and Treat CIN and HIV methodological support. World Health Organization, $13,000.00 2019 Aug – 2020 Mar Santesso N. GRADE and systematic review experts to conduct workshops and provide methodological advice. Public Health Agency of Canada – New Project, $24,295.00 2019 Santesso N. Screen and Treat CIN and HIV methodological support. World Health Organization, $23,371.40 2019 Santesso N. STI algorithm, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) $104 741.05 2019 Santesso N. Fracture prevention and treatment guidelines. Osteoporosis Canada. $49,000.00 2019 Santesso N. Haematuria guidelines. Canadian Urological Association, $20,000.00 2019 Santesso N. Haematuria guidelines. Canadian Society of Nephrology, $15,000.00

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
No

c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
No

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?
No

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