Dr. Pablo Alonso-Coello

Senior Researcher, Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau.

PhD in Medicine. Specialist in Family Practice.
Assistant professor. Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact. Faculty of Health Sciences. McMaster University (Canada).
Director of the Scientific Committee of the National Guideline Program from the Spanish Ministry of Health.
Head of the Barcelona GRADE Centre (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation).
Highly-cited researcher 2016 – Clarivate Analytics.


Key publications:

• GRADE Evidence to Decision (EtD) frameworks: a systematic and transparent approach to making well informed healthcare choices. 1: Introduction. Alonso-Coello P, Schünemann HJ, Moberg J, Brignardello-Petersen R, Akl EA, Davoli M, Treweek S, Mustafa RA, Rada G, Rosenbaum S, Morelli A, Guyatt GH, Oxman AD; GRADE Working Group. BMJ. 2016 Jun 28;353:i2016.
• Prescription Strategies in Acute Uncomplicated Respiratory Infections: A Randomized Clinical Trial. de la Poza Abad M, Mas Dalmau G, Moreno Bakedano M, González González AI, Canellas Criado Y, Hernández Anadón S, Rotaeche Del Campo R, Torán Monserrat P, Negrete Palma A, Muñoz Ortiz L, Borrell Thió E, Llor C, Little P, Alonso-Coello P; Delayed Antibiotic Prescription (DAP) Group. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jan 1;176(1):21-9.
• GRADE Guidelines: 16. GRADE evidence to decision frameworks for tests in clinical practice and public health. Schünemann HJ, Mustafa R, Brozek J, Santesso N, Alonso-Coello P, Guyatt G, Scholten R, Langendam M, Leeflang MM, Akl EA, Singh JA, Meerpohl J, Hultcrantz M, Bossuyt P, Oxman AD; GRADE Working Group. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Aug;76:89-98.
• Developing and Evaluating Communication Strategies to Support Informed Decisions and Practice Based on Evidence (DECIDE): protocol and preliminary results. Treweek S, Oxman AD, Alderson P, Bossuyt PM, Brandt L, Brożek J, Davoli M, Flottorp S, Harbour R, Hill S, Liberati A, Liira H, Schünemann HJ, Rosenbaum S, Thornton J, Vandvik PO, Alonso-Coello P; DECIDE Consortium. Implement Sci. 2013 Jan 9;8:6.

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