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Lisa Susan Wieland, MPH, PhD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Family & Community Medicine

Location:

East Hall, 520 W. Lombard St, 2nd Floor

Education and Training

  • Yale College, New Haven, CT, Special Divisional Major (Comparative Aesthetics), BA, 1989
  • Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, MPH in Epidemiology, 1996
  • Brown University, Providence, RI, PhD in Epidemiology, 2009

Biosketch

Dr. Wieland has been involved with the identification of systematic review evidence and the development of controlled trials databases for Cochrane since 2001 and with the Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field since 2006. She has co-authored multiple research articles and Cochrane systematic reviews. She is committed to the further development and refinement of the evidence base for reviews on the efficacy and effectiveness of CAM therapies, and to bringing this evidence to clinicians, consumers and policy makers so that it may be incorporated into practice.   

Research/Clinical Keywords

Systematic Reviews, Information Retrieval, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Knowledge Translation

Highlighted Publications

  • Wieland S, Dickersin K. Selective exposure reporting and Medline indexing limited the search sensitivity for observational studies of the adverse effects of oral contraceptives. J Clin Epidemiol. 2005 Jun;58(6):560-7. Epub 2005 Apr 18. Review. Erratum in: J Clin Epidemiol. 2005 Oct;58(10):1077. PMID: 15878469
  • Wieland LS, Manheimer E, Berman BM. Development and classification of an operational definition of complementary and alternative medicine for the Cochrane Collaboration. Altern Ther Health Med. 2011 Mar-Apr;17(2):50-9. PubMed PMID: 21717826
  • Wieland LS, Manheimer E, Sampson M, Barnabas JP, Bouter LM, Cho K, Lee MS, Li X, Liu J, Moher D, Okabe T, Pienaar ED, Shin BC, Tharyan P, Tsutani K, van der Windt DA, Berman BM. Bibliometric and content analysis of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field specialized register of controlled trials. Syst Rev. 2013 Jul 4;2:51. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-2-51. PMID: 23826877
  • Wieland LS, Manheimer E, Sampson M, Barnabas JP, Bouter LM, Cho K, Lee MS, Li X, Liu J, Moher D, Okabe T, Pienaar ED, Shin BC, Tharyan P, Tsutani K, van der Windt DA, Berman BM. Bibliometric and content analysis of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field specialized register of controlled trials. Syst Rev. 2013 Jul 4;2:51. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-2-51. PMID: 23826877
  • Wieland LS, Rutkow L, Vedula SS, Kaufmann CN, Rosman LM, Twose C, Mahendraratnam N, Dickersin K. Who has used internal company documents for biomedical and public health research and where did they find them? PLoS One. 2014 May 6;9(5):e94709. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094709. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24800999

Professional Activity

  • Member (2009-present) and Co-Director (2015-present), Cochrane Fields Executive
  • Field representative to the Cochrane Monitoring and Registration Committee (MaRC) 2011-2015
  • Regional Co-Editor, European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2016-present
  • Ad Hoc peer reviewer for several journals, including the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine [special commendation for quality of reviews in 2013], and the AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center Program, as well as for multiple Cochrane Review Groups.