CMSG Editors

Rachelle Buchbinder, Coordinating Editor
Director, Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute
4 Drsydale Street
Malvern Vic, Aus 3144
Phone:+613 9509 4445 or 9508 1652
Fax:+ 61 3 9508 1653

Peter Tugwell, Coordinating Editor
Department of Medicine, University of OttawaSenior Scientist
Bruyère Research Institute
Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Road, Room L1227
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6, Canada

Rob de Bie
Director, Physical Therapists
Department of Epidemiology
University of Limburg
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Isabelle Boutron (French satellite)
Assistant Professor
Centre d’Epidémiologie Clinique
Hôpital Hôtel Dieu ; Université Paris Descartes ; INSERM U738
1, place du Parvis Notre-Dame
75181 Paris, France
Phone:   00 33 (0) 1 44 07 39 75

Ernest Choy  
Professor of Rheumatology 
Section of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine 
Cardiff University School of Medicine 
Bioengineering & Rheumatology Research Institute (BARRI) Building, Health Park 
Cardiff, UK 
CF14 4XN
Phone: +44 029 20743575, ext. 3575
Fax: +44 029 20744388, ext. 4388

Robin Christensen (Biostatistical Editor)
The Parker Institute: Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit 
Frederiksberg Hospital 
Nordre Fasanvej 57
Copenhagen F
Phone:45 3816 4165
Fax:45 3816 4159

Glen S Hazlewood
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Medicine & Dept. of Community Health Sciences
University of Calgary 
3330 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary ON T2N 1N1

Tracey Howe  
Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences
School of Health & Life Sciences
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
G4 0BA
Phone: +44 141 2731460
twitter: @ProfTraceyHowe  @MSK_Elf

Joanne Homik
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine
University of Alberta
562 Heritage Medical Research Centre Edmonton, AB T6G 2S2, Canada


Mario Lenza
Orthopaedic and Trauma Department
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Av. Albert Einstein, 627/701
CEP 05651-901 São Paulo, Brazil Email:

Hans Lund
Centre for Evidence Based Practice
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Inndalsveien 26
P.O. Box 7030
N-5020 Bergen, Norway  


Carsten B Juhl
SEARCH (Research group for synthesis of evidence and research) 
Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function & Physiotherapy, Institute of Sports Science & Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55 5230 Odense M Denmark        Email:

Chris Maher 
Sydney School of Public Health
University of Sydney
Level 10 North, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown
Sydney NSW 2050

Denise O'Connor 
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Monash University
The Alfred Centre
99 Commercial Road
Melbourne Victoria 3004

Beverley Shea (Feedback editor)
Institute of Population Health 
1 Stewart Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5 
Phone:613-562-5800 ext. 8571

Jasvinder A Singh (US Satellite)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Staff Physician
Department of Medicine
Birmingham VA Medical Center
Faculty Office Tower 805B
510 20th Street South
Birmingham AL 35294

Maria Suarez-Almazor
MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard, (Unit 437) 
Houston, TX 77030 
Phone:(713) 745-4516
Fax:(713) 563-4491

Karine Toupin April
Associate Scientist, CHEO Research Institute
401 Smyth Road
Reseach Building 2, 2nd floor, Room 2119
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8L1

George Wells (Biostatistical Editor) 
Cardiovascular Research Reference Centre 
University of Ottawa Heart Institute 
Room H1-1, 40 Ruskin Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1Y 4W7 
Phone:(613) 798-5555 ext 18640
Fax:(613) 761-4412

Tania Winzenberg
Menzies Research Institute
University of Tasmania 
Private Bag 23
Hobart TAS, Australia 
Phone:613 6226 7770
Fax:613 6226 7704

Gustavo Zanoli
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Casa di Cura SM Maddalena 
45030 Occhiobello (RO) Italy
Phone:+39 339 6831170
Fax:+39 0532 209250

Sam L Whittle
Senior Consultant Rheumatologist
Department of Rheumatology
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and University of Adelaide 
28 Woodville Road
Woodville South Australia 5011 
Phone:+618 8222 6688                      

Maria Angeles Lopez-Olivo
Associate Professor 
Department of Health Services Research
The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd, (Unit 1465) 
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone:(713) 792-9175
Fax:(713) 563-4491

Declarations of Interest

The Cochrane Collaboration requires that the members of the Editorial Base of each review group declare any conflicts of interest that may affect how they contribute to the group. This is to ensure that the systematic reviews from the Cochrane Collaboration are produced without bias and are seen as free from bias as possible. Click here to read the declarations of the Editor Group members of the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group.