Conflict of interest declaration: Jesse A Berlin

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Updated on: 23 February 2022

Roles in: Prospective Meta-Analysis Methods Group

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?

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - I am a statistical editor for JAMA Network Open, for which I receive compensation as a contractor. I have retired from Johnson & Johnson, where I was formerly a full-time employee.

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 - See above. I was formerly an executive at Johnson & Johnson. I retired at the end of August, 2021.

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)?
Yes - I own shares of J&J stock and have stock options.

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?