Gerald Gartlehner, MD, MPH is the Director of Cochrane Austria and the founding director of the Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at Danube University, Krems. He is also the Associate Director of the RTI (Research Triangle Institute)- University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center and a research fellow at the University of North Carolina Sheps Center for Health Services Research. He has more than a decade of experience in systematic reviews and meta-analyses of health care interventions. His main professional interests concern comparative effectiveness and safety of medications, advanced methodology for synthesizing bodies of evidence and for dealing with problems of applicability and strength of evidence. He participates in national and international methods groups that strive to advance the field of systematic reviews (e.g., Cochrane Adverse Effects Methods Group and GRADE Working Group). Dr. Gartlehner has served as scientific advisor to national and international organizations such as the Austrian Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization or the US Consumers Union.
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