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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Associate Professor Lisa Askie

Associate Professor Lisa Askie is a Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Sydney Medical School and leads the Systematic Reviews and Health Technology Assessment team at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre.

Associate Professor Askie's clinical background is in perinatal medicine and she has worked in healthcare systems in Asia, Australia, the UK and USA. She has Masters and Doctoral qualifications in epidemiology.

A/Prof Askie has a long standing interest in the conduct and methodology of clinical trials and systematic reviews. She has been involved with the Cochrane Collaboration since 1996 as a systematic review author and trainer. Lisa is the co-convenor of the Cochrane Prospective Meta-analysis Methods Group and member of the Cochrane Methods Editorial Board. A/Prof Askie was awarded an NHMRC Sidney Sax postdoctoral fellowship to Oxford where she undertook a meta-analysis of antiplatelets to prevent pre-eclampsia using individual patient data from over 38,000 women. She and her team are currently involved in nine international individual patient data and prospective meta-analysis collaborations. Associate Professor Askie has published over 40 scientific papers and is a member of various health and academic advisory boards.

Read more about Associate Professor Askie, including a listing of her publications, here: NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre