Miranda Cumpston is an Editor with Cochrane Public Health in the School of Medicine & Public Health. Her interests include systematic reviews in public health and health services research, and the use of evidence in synthesis in policy and guidelines. In previous roles she has coordinated an international training program in systematic reviews as Head of Learning and Support for Cochrane; conducted research into evidence-informed policy making and led training for systematic review authors with Cochrane Australia at Monash University; contributed to development of the NHMRC's Guidelines for Guidelines; and coordinated a program of activities in support of investigator-initiated clinical trials at the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance.
Master of Public Health, University of Queensland
Bachelor of Arts Honours Class II, Division 1 (Government), University of Sydney
Fields of Research
Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Brennan SE, Cumpston M, Misso ML, McDonald S, Murphy MJ, Green SE, 'Design and formative evaluation of the Policy Liaison Initiative: a long-term knowledge translation strategy to encourage and support the use of Cochrane systematic reviews for informing health policy', EVIDENCE & POLICY, 12 25-52 (2016)
Grimshaw JM, Santesso N, Cumpston M, Mayhew A, McGowan J, 'Knowledge for knowledge translation: The role of the Cochrane Collaboration', JOURNAL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 26 55-62 (2006)