Our team

Professor Paul Glasziou
Director: CREBP
Paul is Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine and Director of the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University. His key interests include identifying and removing the barriers to using high quality research in everyday clinical practice. Paul is a leader within the Reward Alliance, investigating research waste and promoting better prioritisation, design, conduct, regulation, management and reporting of health research. His other research interests are in overdiagnosis and overtreatment, particularly in general practice, the uptake of evidence for non-drug interventions, and the automation of systematic review processes. 

Ass Prof Chrissy Erueti
Centre Manager
Chrissy brings a wealth of experience in business communications, computing technology, e-learning and student mentoring to the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine. As a senior academic and Academic Discipline Leader at the Western Institute of Technology in Taranaki (New Zealand) from 1991 to 2008, She was responsible for managing various programs in academic leadership, student management, teaching delivery and pastoral care for the Institute’s international students. She has also been involved in research forums and conference presentations relating to the development of a collaborative peer mentoring pilot program, as well as developing and delivering e-learning modules for the Moodle platform.

Professor Chris Del Mar

 

 

 

 

Professor Tammy Hoffmann
Tammy is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University. Her research spans many aspects of evidence-based practice, shared decision making, knowledge translation, and minimising waste in research. Tammy has been involved in the development of a number of reporting guidelines. As part of her interest in improving the reporting, useability, and uptake of effective non-pharmacological interventions, she led the development of the TIDieR (Template for Intervention Description and Replication) checklist and guide.

Professor Jenny Doust

 

 

 

 

Assoc Prof Rae Thomas
Senior Research Fellow

Clare Badenhorst
Director, Health Systems and Knowledge Translation

Professor David Henry
David is Professor of Evidence Based Practice at CREBP, Bond University. He is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto and holds a Conjoint Chair at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has a long standing interest in evidence-based practice and has been a member of the Cochrane Collaboration for many years. He has been active in the field of drug safety and was executive co-lead of CNODES (www.cnodes.ca) a distributed network of Canadian data centres and scientists using administrative data to evaluate adverse drug effects. He led efforts to introduce comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness evaluation methods as a basis for national drug coverage decisions in Australia in the early 1990s. He practiced as an internal medicine specialist and clinical pharmacologist for many years in Australia.

Associate Professor Mark Jones
Mark is Associate Professor of Biostatistics at Centre for Research in Evidence Based Practice at Bond University. He has more than 20 years of experience in medical and health science research; previously working at clinical trials centres, government departments and academic institutions in Australia and New Zealand. His areas of expertise and interest include clinical trials, systematic review and meta-analysis, reporting bias, and drug safety. Mark is deputy coordinating editor for the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections group and consultant statistician for the RIAT (restoring invisible and abandoned trials) Support Center.

 

Alexandra Bannach-Brown is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University, with expertise and interests in evidence synthesis, open science and the automation of systematic reviews. Her research involves developing and implementing automation tools to reduce waste in healthcare and biomedical research and improve research quality.

 

Honorary Associate Professor Elaine Beller is a biostatistician and clinical triallist with more than 25 years’ experience in research. One of her research areas is focused on reducing the waste in research effort by improving the quality of published research reports, particularly in systematic reviews and randomised trials. Elaine led the PRISMA for Abstracts extension of the PRISMA Statement. 

 

Associate Professor Magnolia Cardona is a health services researcher with a passion for ensuring high quality care of disadvantaged populations. Her work over the past few years has focused on the identification and reduction of overtreatment of older patients near the end of life in Australia, Europe and USA.

 

 

Dr Paulina Stehlik
Senior Research Fellow: EBP Professorial Unit

 

 

 

 

Dr Mina Bakhit

Mina is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University. His key interests include evidence synthesis, shared decision making, and improving quality of reporting. His research focuses on patient-clinician communication and decision making about antibiotic use in primary care. He has a special interest in antibiotic resistance development and decay.

 

Dr Ray Moynihan
Dr Ray Moynihan is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice at Bond University. Ray recently won a prestigious NHMRC Early Career Fellowship and is a chief investigator within the NHMRC-funded Wiser Healthcare research collaboration for reducing overdiagnosis. A former award-winning journalist, Ray’s worked at ABC’s Four Corners, 7:30 Report, and Australian Financial Review, and written 4 books on the business of medicine, including “Selling Sickness”, translated into 12 languages. A one-time Harkness fellow at Harvard University, Ray’s published in the NEJM, Lancet and BMJ, and currently presents The Recommended Dose podcast, produced by Cochrane Australia.

Dr Louise Craig
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Anna Scott
Senior Research Fellow

Ass Prof Sharon Sanders
Research Fellow

Justin Clark is the Senior Research Information Specialist at the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University. He is also the Cochrane Information Specialist for the Acute Respiratory Infections Group, a member of the Cochrane Information Specialists Executive and the Co-Lead of the search group of the Living Evidence Network. His work focuses on locating and retrieving information in a way that minimises workloads for research teams.  He has been working on developing tools and methods for the automation of systematic reviews. He has recently led a trial evaluating one of these tools by comparing human performance using them, to human performance not using them.

 

Support staff:
Matt Carter – Software Support/Development Officer
Michael Hodder – Software Support/Development Officer
Dr Gina Cleo – Senior Research Assistant
Melanie Vermeulen – Research Admin Officer
Amanda Murray – Research Assistant
Liz Dooley – Managing Editor, Cochrane Acute Respiratory Group
Rebecca Sims – Research Assistant
Ann Jones – Review Group Coordinator Cochrane
David Honeyman – Faculty Librarian
Dr Eman Abukmail – Research Assistant
Sally Wortley – Research Fellow

Current PhD students

Dr Loai Albarqouni
Loai is a final-year PhD candidate at the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice at Bond University. His PhD is under the supervision of Prof Paul Glasziou and Prof Tammy Hoffmann and focuses on improving the teaching of evidence-based practice to health professionals. It involves the development of a set of core competencies in evidence-based practice for health professionals. Loai is a medical doctor (MD) from Palestine and completed an MSc degree in clinical epidemiology at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. His research interests include evidence-based practice, shared decision making, and primary health care.

 

Dr Oyuka Byambasuren
Oyuka Byambasuren is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice. Her research focuses on effectiveness of smartphone health apps and their usability in primary care. Her other interests include overdiagnosis, under-utilised non-drug interventions and science communication. Oyuka is also a medical doctor from Mongolia and completed her Master of Medical Research degree at Griffith university, Australia

Dr Respati Ranakusuma