Working Groups


Embedding Prioritization Working Group

This working group developed a guidance note and online resources to support Cochrane Review Groups in working with stakeholders to help set priorities for Cochrane reviews.  The outputs from the working group can be found on the Priority setting section of the KT learning resources website.  The working group now supports the priority setting work as needed, in an advisory capacity.

Members:

  • Sylvia de Haan (Co-Chair)
  • Ruth Foxlee (Co-Chair)
  • Elie Akl
  • Rachel Churchill
  • Sally Crowe
  • Ekpereonne Esu
  • Sally Green
  • Jamie Hartmann-Boyce
  • Jan Hoving
  • Patricia Jabre
  • Frances Kellie
  • Anne Littlewood
  • Mona Nasser
  • Celeste Naude
  • Heid Nokleby
  • Patrick Okwen
  • Karla Soares-Weiser
  • Goncalo Silva Duarte
  • Annie Synnot
  • Allison Tong
  • Susan Wieland

Improving and Up-scaling Products Working Group

This group helped to map and document current activity for developing and disseminating different Cochrane Review formats across the Cochrane community through the KT products survey. As a result of the survey they launched the Dissemination Checklist which provides guidance for improving the quality of KT products which share the results of Cochrane reviews. The Checklist can be found along with other resources on the ‘How to share Cochrane evidence’ of the KT learning resources website. The working group now supports the work on KT products as needed, in an advisory capacity.

Members:

  • Jo Anthony (Chair)
  • Katie Abbots
  • Malgorzata Bala
  • Sarah Chapman
  • Joyce Chen
  • Moriam Chibuzor
  • Francesca Gimigliano
  • Claire Glenton
  • Urbà González
  • Sally Green
  • Puneet GuptaShauna Hurley
  • Tamara Kredo
  • Stephanie Lagosky
  • Anne Littlewood
  • Patricia Logullo
  • Monaz Mehta
  • Sarah Rosenbaum
  • Fiona Russell
  • Selena Ryan-Vig
  • Joel Tiller
  • Khaled Turkmani
  • Muriah Umoquit
  • Anne Catherine Van Hove

Growing Capacity in Users Working Group

and apply it in their decision making. The group has developed case studies and resources which can be found on the Improving the uptake of Cochrane evidence section of the KT learning resources website.

Members:

  • Chris Champion (Co-Chair)
  • Lotty Hooft (Co-Chair)
  • Richard Morely (Co-Chair)
  • Emmy De Buck
  • Maureen Dobbins
  • Julia Engkasan
  • Marleen Finoulst
  • Pam Fuselli
  • Donna Gillies
  • Puneet Gupta
  • Pauline Heus
  • Celeste Naude
  • Barbara Nußbaumer-Streit
  • Khaled Turkmani
  • Amy Verstappen
  • Taryn Young

Formalizing Strategic Partnerships Working Group

This working group developed a guidance note and online resources to support Cochrane Groups to strengthen mechanisms for effective dialogue with partners, and ensure Cochrane evidence and expertise are used by external partners and contribute to improving health outcomes. The outputs from the working group can be found on the ‘Meaningful Partnerships’ section of the KT learning resources website.  The working group now supports the partnership work as needed, in an advisory capacity.

Members:

  • Sylvia de Haan (Co-Chair)
  • Maria Rojas (Co-Chair)
  • Lisa Bero
  • Jan Clarkson
  • Ameer Hohlfeld
  • Carlotte Kiekens
  • Rebecca Fortescue
  • Livia Puljak
  • Tarang Sharma
  • Gonçalo Silva Duarte
  • Kathelene Weiss
  • Anna Williamson
  • Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina

Building KT Infrastructure and Internal Capacity Working Group

The aim of this group is to support ways of building Knowledge Translation resources, capacity and engagement within Cochrane. This work includes the development of the KT learning resources website, KT mentorship pilot programme and an online learning module.

Members:

  • Therese Docherty (Chair)
  • Kelli Buckreus
  • Maureen Dobbins
  • Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina
  • Rachael Kelly
  • Bey Marrie-Schmidt
  • Denise Thomson
  • Craig Lockwood
  • Livia Puljak
  • Tarang Sharma
  • Chris Watts

KT Evaluation Support Working Group

The aim of this group is to provide practical advice to the Evaluation Support Project Team so that the project prioritizes things that matter to different facets of the Cochrane community. The Project Team will use the advice from the Working Group to develop tools and training to support the evaluation of Cochrane KT work. This Working Group is open to new members and if you are interested in finding out more, please contact Karen Head (khead@cochrane.org)

Members:

  • Andrea Cervera-Alepuz
  • Alex Mignone
  • Celeste Naude
  • Claudia Bolling
  • Denny John
  • Elena Kostova
  • Eugenie Johnson
  • Gonzalo Casino
  • Juliane Ried
  • Lauren Gerlach
  • Lisa Pfadenhauer
  • Richard Morley
  • Sarah Elliott
  • Victoria Leo Rosas