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
The CEBP has an Advisory Panel consisting of experts in various fields related to evidence-based practice. Advisory Panel members are:
- Professor Rob de Bie
Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Maastricht and convenor of the Rehabilitation and Related Therapies Field of the Cochrane Collaboration. Professor de Bie heads the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy, Maastricht (a sister organisation for the CEBP).
- Professor Nikolai Bogduk
Director of the Newcastle Bone and Joint Institute. Professor Bogduk has published extensively on the anatomy, biomechanics, diagnosis and management of neck pain, headache and low back pain.
- 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.
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.