Previous Cochrane UK Fellows

Roba KhundkarRoba Khundkar


 Roba is a ST8 in Plastic Surgery. She has been involved in many aspects of teaching and training at various levels all throughout my training. Her current work involves setting up and running the Oxford  School of Surgery Induction Day and being the Trainee Lead for OUMEF. She is a teaching associate at Green-Templeton College and run surgical skills sessions as part of this.   Her special interests include  developing methods for delivering excellence in surgical training in the UK and in less developed countries.

Tim Hicks

Tim Hicks


Tim joined Cochrane UK in September and October 2013, where he undertook his elective. He is currently a medical student at the University of Aberdeen and before this he was a physiologist working in cardiology.  His interests are cardiology and evidence based medicine, in particular the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials.  Tim also wrote two tutorials for the Students 4 Best Evidence website.

Harry Boardman

Harry Boardman


Harry joined Cochrane UK in November 2012 - May 2013, where he undertook a fellowship in systematic reviews. He is currently part way through his Cardiology specialist training within the Oxford Deanery and before this undertook his medical training in London. He is interested evidence based medicine within cardiology, particular in relation to cardiovascular risk in women, imaging and devices. Harry also wrote for the Evidently Cochrane blog.

Ruchi Baxi

Ruchi Baxi


Ruchi is a Specialty Registrar in Public Health, who was based at Cochrane UK from October 2012 to March 2013. During her time at the UKCC she worked on a review update for the Tobacco Addiction Group, and a project about teaching evidence-based medicine to lay groups. As part of specialty training, Ruchi is now based at the Department of Public Health, University of Oxford as Teaching Fellow, and is spending time doing research with the Ethox group for the next six months.

Mohit Sharma

Mohit Sharma


Mohit is a Speciality Registrar in Public Health with the Oxford Deanery. Mohit has worked with commissioners regionally and nationally, NICE, and the Department of Health on the Public Health transition. Mohit worked with Cochrane UK from January to March 2012 when he worked on informing the engagement activities of the Centre with key groups. He returned to work with the Collaboration from October 2012 to April 2013 to take forward some of this work and produced a briefing document for the Collaboration in the UK on the new NHS structure following the transition in April 2013. He is interested in the translation of evidence into practice for the benefit of patients, whether at the individual level or wider policy and decision making.
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David Roberts

David Roberts - Faculty of Public Health Cochrane UK Fellow


.David trained in medicine at the University of Birmingham.  After several years working in hospital medicine and on clinical trials, David is now training in public health, has a degree in global health and is a Member of the Faculty of Public Health. He has an interest in communicable disease epidemiology and control, and is authoring a review with the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group. David is currently a fellow on the Public Health England Field Epidemiology Training Programme.

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Bosun Hong - Cochrane UK Fellow


Bosun gained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2012 from Newcastle University. She completed the Cochrane UK fellowship in 2016, and is currently undertaking a NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in oral surgery at Birmingham Dental Hospital. She has a research interest in dental anxiety management, particularly the aesthetic provision of dentoalveolar surgery. As a dental member of the Cochrane UK & Ireland Trainees Advisory Group, she is committed to actively promoting evidence-based practice for dental trainees.

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anna sutherland

Anna Sutherland - Oxford Deanery Cochrane UK Fellow


Anna Sutherland is currently a Cochrane UK Fellow and an ST4 in Palliative Medicine. Anna is undertaking a systematic review and is CUKI Trainee Advisory Committee Chair. Anna's main interest is in improving the quality of patient care at the end of life, with a particular interest in the evidence based use of emerging pharmacological therapies and in supporting colleagues through education. Anna also enjoys spending time with her twin daughters.

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Rufaro Ndokera -  Oxford Deanery Cochrane UK Fellow


Rufaro Ndokera is an ST5 in Paediatrics in the Oxford deanery. She graduated from the University of Leicester in 2011 following a medical degree and completion of a BMedSc in International health.She has a special interest in both paediatric and neonatal intensive care medicine. Rufaro undertook a fellowship at Cochrane UK, undertaking an update to a systematic review with the Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care group. She was the chair of the Trainees Advisory for 2016/2017, continuing their good work inspiring trainees to actively engage and apply lessons from evidence based medicine..R


Richard Lehman

Richard Lehman - Senior Fellow in General Practice


Richard Lehman, MA, BM, BCh, MRCGP,  was a full-time general practitioner in Banbury for 32 years. He has a special interest in cardiology and palliative care, and with Miriam Johnson he published the first book on  Heart Failure and Palliative Care in 2006. For the best part of the last two decades, he has  written a weekly summary of the principal medical journals which is disseminated by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine and the BMJ website. After retirement from UK general practice in 2010 he has worked on studies of the patient experience, and has spent a year at Yale working with the Yale University Open Data Access (YODA) project. He has also worked with Dartmouth College on shared decision making tools for use in primary care and on a number of related projects. He was a Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK.