Structure

Steering committee

The CEBP is managed by a Steering Committee. The Directors of the CEBP are:

  • Professor Robert Herbert
    Senior Principal Research Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia
  • Associate Professor Catherine Sherrington
    Senior Research Fellow, Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health
    Associate Professor, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney
  • Dr Anne Moseley
    PEDro Project Manager and Senior Research Fellow, Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health
  • Professor Christopher Maher
    Director, Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health
    Professor, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney
  • Dr Mark Elkins
    Senior Research Physiotherapist, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
    Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney

Advisory Panel

The CEBP has an Advisory Panel consisting of experts in various fields related to evidence-based practice. Advisory Panel members are:

  • Ms Tracy Bury
    Professional Policy Consultant in the World Confederation for Physical Therapy. With her colleagues at Chartered Society of Physiotherapy’s Research and Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Ms Bury pioneered the introduction of evidence-based practice to physiotherapy in the United Kingdom.
  • Professor Ian Cameron
    Motor Accidents Authority Chair in Rehabilitation Medicine in the Rehabilitation Studies Unit at the University of Sydney. Professor Cameron’s primary research interest is in rehabilitation after hip fracture.
  • Professor Sally Green
    Director of the Australasian Cochrane Centre and Professorial Fellow in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University. Professor Green is an active Cochrane reviewer and has an extensive research program focussing on implementation of research findings into practice.
  • Professor Marion Haas
    Deputy Director and Principal Research Officer of the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation at The University of Technology, Sydney. Her research interests include the applications of economics to health services and health policy, and describing and understanding patients’ perspectives of health care.

Researchers

A primary role of the CEBP is the conduct and support of research that will contribute to the effectiveness of physiotherapy healthcare. To achieve this goal the CEBP collaborates with experts in a range of disciplines on projects ranging from clinical trials and systematic reviews to evaluation of methods to rate the quality of clinical trials.

Friends of the CEBP

The CEBP’s “Friends” are volunteers. To date Friends have provided important assistance in development of the PEDro database.