Cochrane United States is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch, US Cochrane West, at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. The new branch will coordinate with the primary center of the USCC at the Bloomberg School of Public Health to further the USCC's goals of facilitating accurate, up-to-date Cochrane Reviews and providing support and training to new authors of Cochrane Reviews. Dr. Mark Helfand (pictured), a staff physician at the Portland VA Medical Center and a professor of medicine, medical informatics, and clinical epidemiology at OHSU, will lead US Cochrane West. Dr. Helfand has extensive experience in the realm of systematic reviews and evidence-based medicine.
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