Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)

Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)

Chair of the committee: 

Frane Grubisic
E mail: franegrubisic@gmail.com


Committee Aims: Improving EBM approach in PRM in Europe

Committee Goals: Creating initiatives to improve EBM in PRM in Europe

Committee Actions planned: Development of Cochrane Rehabilitation

Committee Actions performed: Foundation and launch of Cochrane Rehabilitation

Collaborating Key persons:
Mark Wilson - CEO Cochrane
Denise Thomson - Fields Executive Cochrane
Chris Champion - Knowledge Translation responsible for Cochrane
Roberto D'Amico - Cochrane Italy

Collaborating Research Facilities: Cochrane-University of Brescia - Fondazione Don Gnocchi

Collaborating Clinical Facilities
University Hospitals Leuven (Belgium)
University of Otago (New Zealand)
Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital Center "Sestre Milosrdnice", Zagreb, Croatia
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Department of Mental and Physical Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Napoli, Italy
Hannover Medical School, Germany
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, PNS Shifa Hospital, DHA II, Karachi, Pakistan - Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Karachi
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Centre for Health and Social Economics, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki (Finland)
Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia
Don Gnocchi Foundation, Milan (Italy)
School of Health & Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Bharath University, India
Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron. Spain
University of Antioquia, Colombia
ICF Research Branch, Switzerland
Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professions, Glasgow
Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Łodzi, Poland
HochSchle Furtwangen, Germany
University of Warwick, UK

Names of the members of the directory working in close cooperation with the head of the committee:

Carlotte Kiekens, carlotte.kiekens@uzleuven.be
Head of clinic, department Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
General Secretary of ESPRM
Coordinator of Cochrane Rehabilitation
Deputy secretary of the Professional Practice Committee at the UEMS PRM Section
Member of the European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine


Elena Ilieva, elena_md@yahoo.com
Prof. Elena Ilieva, MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine at the Medical University of Plovdiv and at “Sv. Georgi” University Hospital, Vice Dean of Medical Faculty. National consultant to the Ministry of Health. Member of the Educational Committee of ISPRM. Bulgarian Delegate to ESPRM and UEMS PRM Section and Board.
Member of Cochrane Rehabilitation Executive Committee.

Francesca Gimigliano, francescagimigliano@gmail.com
Francesca Gimigliano, MD, PhD
Secretary of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Associate Professor of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Second University of Naples
                                     Thorsten Mayer ,Thorsten@mh-hannover.de
Thorsten Meyer, PhD, psychologist, Professor for rehabilitation research, Hannover Medical School member of Cochrane Rehabilitation initiative group
executive board of German Society of Rehabilitation Research and German Society of Psychological Pain Therapy and Research
Qualitative Research Working Group, German Network of Health Services Research (speaker)Advisory board of “Die Rehabilitation” and editorial board of EJPRM ISPRM-WHO-Liaison Committee
Publications: www.mh-hannover.de/meyerth-pub.html


Jolanta Kujawa, jolantakujawa@gmail.com 
Head of the Department of PRM, Medical University of Lodz,
Vice-Chairman of the Committee for Rehabilitation, Physical Education and Social Integration of Polish Academy of Sciences,
Consultant in the field of Medical Rehabilitation for Lodz Region,
Member of the Executive Committee of European Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine,
Chair of the Information and Communication Committee of ESPRM.