MEERPOHL, Joerg

Professor Joerg J. Meerpohl, MD is the head of the Institute for Evidence in Medicine at the Medical Center – University of Freiburg, Germany and founding director of the Freiburg GRADE Center, which was established in 2013. He is a board-qualified paediatrician and paediatric haematologist and oncologist by training.
For more than a decade Prof. Meerpohl has been an active member of the GRADE working group, and has run many GRADE workshops at national and international organizations. He has worked as a GRADE methodology advisor with several WHO expert panels, the European Stroke Organization and the Robert Koch Institute in Germany amongst others.
Prof. Meerpohl is also the Director of Cochrane Germany. From 2015 to 2018, he has been an elected member of the Cochrane Governing Board.
His main research interests include systematic review methodology, transparency in research, and guideline methodology. Prof. Meerpohl has published more than 180 PubMed listed articles.