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Ghazaleh Aali

Managing Editor - Cochrane Gut
School of Medicine

Ghazaleh obtained her master's degree in information science after accomplishing her thesis by designing and leading a randomised controlled trial of bibliotherapy for students with earthquake anxiety between 2013 and 2015. Later, she worked as the Managing Editor for the Journal of Epistemology. Ghazaleh joined the Cochrane Collaboration in 2016. She worked as Assistant Managing Editor and Managing Editor of Cochrane Schizophrenia and Neuromuscular Groups, supervised by the two Cochrane Collaboration's pioneer Co-ordinating Editors and Managing Editors.

As a Managing Editor of Cochrane Gut, she currently works at the School of Medicine, the University of Central Lancashire, alongside Professor Morris Gordon, executive chair of the Best Evidence Medical Education Collaboration (BEME) Centre. Ghazaleh's research interests are centred on evidence synthesis in the form of systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and network meta-analyses, mainly focusing on evidence-based medicine

Ghazaleh has led, participated, and published several Cochrane reviews, scoping reviews, and an overview.

Ghazaleh has been involved in Cochrane Gut systematic review workshops for UCLan researchers, clinicians and medical students, and workshops for IBD patients as a facilitator.

  • MA Information Science, Azad University, 2015
  • BSc Information Science, University College of Nabi Akram, 2011
  • Evidence Synthesis
  • Cochrane Methods and Standards
  • Cochrane Systematic Reviews
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuroscience
  • Mental Health
  • Gut