Ms Miranda Cumpston - Researcher Profile

Miranda Cumpston

Address

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Monash University

Contact Details

Tel: +61 3 990 30381

Email: Miranda.Cumpston@monash.edu


Biography

Miranda Cumpston joined the Australasian Cochrane Centre in January 2007. Miranda coordinates the ACC's training program - developing materials, conducting workshops and providing direct support for authors of systematic reviews and users of The Cochrane Library. She is currently working with the international Cochrane Collaboration to develop standardised resources for training, and to support the editorial process for Cochrane systematic reviews. Miranda also contributes to the ACC's Policy Liaison Initiative, a knowledge translation and exchange project with the Australian Department of Health and Ageing, aiming to increase the use of research by Australian policy makers.

Miranda is an Editor with the Cochrane Public Health Group, and an author of systematic reviews with the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group and the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group. In 2007, Miranda spent a year as Managing Editor of the Australian Editorial Base of the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group, providing editorial support to Cochrane review authors. From 2004-2006, she spent three years as the Education Coordinator for the Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre in Ottawa, where she was responsible for training in evidence-based decision making and systematic review methodology. Miranda is Convenor of the Cochrane Editorial Resources Committee, and a member of the Cochrane Training Working Group and the Cochrane Colloquium Policy Advisory Committee.

Miranda brings several years of experience in health policy, having worked with the Australian Department of Health and Ageing and as a parliamentary advisor. She holds Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Queensland and an Honours degree in Government from the University of Sydney.

Qualifications

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Institution: University of Queensland
Year awarded: 2007
BACHELOR OF ARTS ( HONS)
Institution: University of Sydney
Year awarded: 1998

Publications

Journal Articles

Freak-Poli, R., Cumpston, M.S., Peeters, A., Clemes, S.A., 2013, Workplace pedometer interventions for increasing physical activity (Review), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews [E], vol 4, issue Art. No.: CD009209, John Wiley & Sons, United Kingdom, pp. 1-78.

Cumpston, M.S., Tavender, E.J., Buchan, H.A., Gruen, R.L., 2012, Australian health policy makers' priorities for research synthesis: A survey, Australian Health Review [P], vol 36, issue 4, CSIRO Publishing, Victoria, Australia, pp. 401-411.

Freak-Poli, R., Cumpston, M., Peeters, A., Clemes, S., 2011, Workplace pedometer interventions for increasing physical activity (Protocol), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews [E], vol 7, issue Art. No.: CD009209, Elsevier, Netherlands, pp. 1-15.

Cumpston, M.S., Johnston, R., Wengier, L., Buchbinder, R., 2009, Topical glyceryl trinitrate for rotator cuff disease, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews [E], vol 5.182, John Wiley & Sons, UK, pp. 1-37.

Buchbinder, R., Green, S.E., Youd, J.M., Johnston, R., Cumpston, M.S., 2008, Arthrographic distension for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol 4.654, John Wiley & Sons, United Kingdom, pp. 1-35.

Cumpston, M.S., Hayden, J., Grilli, R., Ramsay, C., 2007, Mass media interventions for influencing the use of health services Protocol, The Campbell Collaboration Library of Systematic Reviews [P], vol 1, The Campbell Collaboration, Norway, pp. 1-12.

Grimshaw, J.M., Santesso, N., Cumpston, M.S., Mayhew, A., McGowan, J., 2006, Knowledge for knowledge translation: The role of the Cochrane Collaboration, Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, vol 26, issue 1, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., USA, pp. 55-62.

Other

Misso, M., Parkhill, A., Cumpston, M., McDonald, S., Green, S., 2009, An evidence map of the effects of water familiarity on development, drowning and water-based injuries, Australasian Cochrane Centre, Australia, pp. 1-28.

Cumpston, M.S., 2004, The Dissemination of Cochrane Evidence Vol I, An inventory of resources that use Cochrane reviews, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., UK.

Cumpston, M.S., 2004, The Dissemination of Cochrane Evidence Vol II, An inventory of resources that use Cochrane reviews, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, UK.