The PEDro Advisory Committee provides valuable advice to guide the development, implementation and sustainability of the PEDro evidence resource. We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the members of the Advisory Committee.
- Associate Professor Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
Universidade Cidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Leo is the Head of the Masters and Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy in the Universidade Cidade de São Paulo. His research focuses on the effects of non-pharmacological interventions for people with low back pain.
- Professor Rebecca L Craik
Arcadia University, USA
Beck is currently the Dean of the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University, having served previously as the Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy. A theme that threads through her research is adaptability, whether she is working with the older adult or examining animal models of human disease. She is co-principal investigator for the Improving Community Ambulation After Hip Fracture (CAP; https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01783704) trial.
- Professor Sally Green
Monash University, Australia
Sally is the Co-Director of Cochrane Australia. She is an active Cochrane reviewer. Her research aims to improve health outcomes by investigating the most effective and efficient pathway of knowledge from research result to sustained change in clinical practice and policy.
- Professor Sallie Lamb
Oxford University, UK
Sallie is the Director – Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Foundation Director – Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit, Section Head – Statistics and Epidemiology, Director – Centre for Rehabilitation Research in Oxford, Deputy Director – Oxford Biomedical Research Unit, and Kadoorie Professor of Trauma Rehabilitation at University of Oxford, plus Professor of Rehabilitation, Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick. She has a long-standing interest in clinical trials, medical statistics and, from a clinical perspective, rehabilitation of musculoskeletal and chronic conditions. Sallie is currently leading the Prevention of Falls Injury Trial (PreFIT; http://www.isrctn.com/ISRCTN71002650).
- Dr Philip van der Wees
Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Philip is a senior researcher at the Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ Healthcare) of Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands. His research projects are aimed at quality, implementation, and evaluation of healthcare. One of his main areas of research is the development and implementation of clinical practice guidelines.