Guideline Development Group

 

Our multidisciplinary guideline development group consists of 17 members.

The group is comprised of: 

  • Healthcare professionals with experience in caring for persons taking opioids (general practitioners, pain specialists, addiction specialists, registered nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists) .

  • Researchers with expertise in pain management and/or deprescribing in Australia and internationally. 

  • Methodologists with expertise in deprescribing guideline development, conducting systematic reviews, and the GRADE approach. 

  • Implementation experts. 

  • Organisational representative. 

  • Consumer representative. 

Table 1: Guideline development group members, affiliations and roles

Name
Organisational affiliation(s)
Discipline/role/expertise
Ms Aili V Langford
Sydney Pharmacy School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Pharmacist, PhD Candidate
Associate Professor Danijela Gnjidic
Sydney Pharmacy School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Deprescribing Expert, Pharmacologist
Dr Carl R Schneider
Sydney Pharmacy School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Registered Nurse, Pharmacist
Professor Chung-Wei Christine Lin
Institute of Musculoskeletal Health, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Physiotherapist, Methodologist
Professor Lisa Bero
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Methodologist, Systematic Review Expert
Professor Fiona M Blyth
School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Public Health Physician, Pain Epidemiologist
Dr Simon Holliday
School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia. NSW HealthHub Taree, NSW, Australia
General Practitioner, Addiction Medicine
Professor Jason N Doctor
Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Behavioural Scientist, Implementation Expert
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Sydney Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Registered Nurse, Nurse Gerontologist, Methodologist
Dr Joanna C Moullin
School of Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Implementation Scientist, Pharmacist
Associate Professor Bridin Murnion
Discipline of Addiction Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Clinical Pharmacologist, Addiction Medicine, Pain Medicine
Associate Professor Suzanne Nielsen
Monash Addiction Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Content Expert, Pharmacist
Ms Rawa Osman
NPS MedicineWise, Sydney, Australia
Organisational Representative, Pharmacist
Dr Jonathan Penm
Sydney Pharmacy School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Pharmacist, Content Expert
Dr Emily Reeve
Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, Clinical and Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Pharmacist, Deprescribing Expert, Deprescribing Guidelines Expert
Dr Sharon Reid
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Specialty of Addiction Medicine, Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Drug Health Services, Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia.
General Practitioner, Addiction Medicine
Dr Janney Wale
Independent consumer representative
Community Engagement
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