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Dr Anneliese Synnot is a Senior Research Fellow with Cochrane Australia. She is the Consumer Engagement Lead for the Australian Living Evidence Collaboration and the Living Evidence for Pregnancy and Postnatal care (LEAPP) guidelines.

Annie is interested in how consumers (patients, carers, citizens) can be partners in the production and use of evidence, specifically living guidelines.

Annie has worked in partnership with consumers, health professionals and health policy makers on numerous heath research projects, and has taught and mentored many researchers in systematic review methods. She has been involved in living systematic review methods development, including for Cochrane, since 2013.

Annie is an Editor with Cochrane Consumers and Communication and previously worked for the Centre for Health Communication and Participation, La Trobe University.

Annie holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Public Health from La Trobe University and Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) from the University of South Australia.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Research area keywords

  • Consumer involvement
  • Patient involvement
  • Systematic reviews
  • Guidelines

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