2019 Award & Prize Winners

There are several annual awards and prizes typically presented at Cochrane Colloquia. As 2019 winners are announced, they will be showcased here. 

The Anne Anderson Award

The Anne Anderson Award recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane.  More information about this award can be found here

Congratulations to Tianjing Li, Winner of 2019 Anne Anderson Prize

Dr. Tianjing Li serves as Principal Investigator for Cochrane Eyes and Vision at US Satellite. She has worked with Cochrane in various capacities for over 15 years. During the 15 years, she has inspired female trainees and served as a role model for female students who are interested in Cochrane relevant reviews.

The Chris Silagy Prize

The Chris Silagy Prize is awarded at every Cochrane Colloquium to an individual who has made an “extraordinary” contribution to the Cochrane' s work.

Congratulations to Anna Noel-Starr, winner of 2019 Chris Silagy Prize

Anna works within Cochrane as the Information Specialist for the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group (CDCIG), a Member of the Cochrane Information Specialist Support Team, and Manager of Cochrane Crowd; Anna was awarded the Chris Silagy Prize for her work in establishing, developing, leading and being the heart and soul of Cochrane Crowd. 

The Bill Silverman Prize

The Bill Silverman Prize is offered annually and explicitly acknowledges Cochrane's value of criticism, with a view to helping to improve its work, and thus achieve its aim of helping people make well-informed decisions about health care by providing the best possible evidence on the effects of healthcare interventions.

Congratulations to Nicole Skoetz, winner of 2019 Bill Silverman Prize

Nicole Skoetz is the Senior Editor of the Cochrane Cancer Network and a member of Cochrane's Scientific Committee. She has been a member of numerous Cochrane committees, including the Monitoring and Registration Committee, Methods Application and Review Standards, Managing Editors Executive, and Coordinating Editors Executive.

Nicole won for her paper; ‘Methodological review showed correct absolute effect size estimates for time-to-event outcomes in less than one-third of cancer-related systematic reviews.'