Interns

 

Margaret Anderson – COVID-19 Volunteer Co-ordinator

Margaret has over 30 years experience working as a professional librarian in various healthcare and educational settings. In 2010, she took up her current role as Cochrane Information Specialist for the Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems group. As an Evidence Aid volunteer, Margaret runs regular searches to identify systematic reviews for the COVID-19 collection, and coordinates the work of the team of volunteers who screen the results.

Maya Gadhvi – Social Media Intern

Maya is currently completing her final year of a BSc in Biological Sciences at the University of Surrey, UK. She has an interest in scientific communication and belief in making science accessible and reliable. She works with the team to manage the Evidence Aid social media platforms – Facebook and Instagram – engaging with the community and informing them of newly available summaries and other content.

Joly Ghanawi – Evidence Collections Intern

Joly has a biology background, with a strong interest in evidence-based research and public health. She works with the Evidence team by helping summarize systematic reviews for our evidence collections.

Jenny Hu – Editorial and project management intern

Jenny has a background in the health sciences and is currently completing her MSc in Global Health at McMaster University. Her interests are rooted in intersectionality, sex/gendered health, and cross-cultural communication. She has worked on the Evidence Aid Earthquakes collection, and is now working with Sydney to provide editing support on completed review summaries in the Evidence Aid collections and supporting project management.

Sydney Johnson – Evidence Collections Intern

Sydney has recently completed a M.Sc. in Global Health at McMaster University with an interest in evidence-based research and knowledge translation. She works with the team to provide editing and feedback on completed review summaries in the Evidence Aid collections.

Leen Khankan – User Engagement Intern

Leen Khankan is a student at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, majoring in Biology with a minor in Philosophy. Leen is supporting Evidence Aid with their user engagement and target marketing through social media.

Jiewon Lim – Project Management intern

Jiewon has recently completed a M.B.B.Ch. B.A.O. in Medicine at National University of Ireland. She has been involved in the Ebola, Coronavirus (COVID-19), Resilient Health Systems (RHS) Evidence Aid collections with a wide range of roles from volunteering to senior research leader. She is currently working with the team to upload translated summaries on the website and manage spreadsheets relating to the collections.

Grace Meng – Editorial intern

Grace is completing her MSc in Global Health at McMaster University. She is interested in humanitarianism, evidence-based research, and innovation transferability. She has worked with the Evidence Aid team on the Earthquakes collection and is now working with Sydney to provide editing support on completed review summaries in the Evidence Aid collections.

Carmela Preciado – Social Media Intern

Carmela is a postgraduate student studying Health Informatics at the University of North Texas. She is also a professional graphic designer. She has an interest in health equity, particularly with regards to immigrants overcoming challenges in their new country. She works with Evidence Aid to create graphics for social media, as well as managing our Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts.

 

Surya Ramachandran – Evidence Collections Intern

Surya is a current student in the MSc. Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases program at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Some of her interests include evidence-based research, one health, zoonotic diseases, and neglected tropical diseases; her current research focuses on communicable diseases in displaced populations. She is a part of the editorial team and works with the Evidence team by helping summarize and provide editorial feedback on summaries of systematic reviews for our evidence collections.

Alice Shearstone – Windstorms Intern

Alice is a final year BA Geography undergraduate at the University of Birmingham. Her key interests lie in displacement, asylum seeker and refugee livelihood and humanitarianism. She is currently working with the Evidence Aid team to identify and summarise reviews for the Windstorms collection.

Grace Shepherd – Intern

Grace is a second year student studying a BA in Geography at the University of Birmingham, with a strong interest in international aid, development and inequality. She commenced her internship working with the COVID-19 team supporting Christine McKee by helping manage the combined summaries and is now working alongside Kat Timberlake on web support.

 

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