Emma Tavender – Knowledge Translation Co-ordinator

Tavender, Emma 038_284166 (Small)Dr Emma Tavender commenced work at the MCRI Emergency Research group in the role of Knowledge Translation Co-ordinator.  Emma’s role involves research in implementation science and developing and implementing strategies for the translation of knowledge into practice in the Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) setting.  Emma’s background includes over 15 years with the Cochrane Collaboration as a systematic review author and Managing Editor. Emma has a wealth of knowledge and experience in evidence-based medicine, systematic review methodology and undertaking systematic reviews of complex interventions that aim to change professional and organizational behavior. Emma’s research interests, that formed part of her PhD, include understanding health professional behavior and developing targeted, theory-informed interventions to increase the uptake of evidence in the ED setting.