Meet the Senior Editors

Cindy FarquharProfessor Cindy Farquhar is the Postgraduate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Auckland. Cindy completed her medical degree at the University of Auckland and then undertook specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Auckland and London where she worked at Guy's Hospital and St Mary's Hospital and completed her MD (research). She returned to New Zealand in 1989 and has worked at National Women's Hospital and the University of Auckland since that time. She is the Coordinating editor of the Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group established in 1996. She has over 280 peer reviewed publications. She was the Co-Chair of the Cochrane Governing Board from 2014 - 2018.
Peter TugwellPeter Tugwell is the Senior Editor of the Long-Term Conditions and Ageing 2 Network. Peter is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and the School of Epidemiology & Public Health at the University of Ottawa, and has a rheumatology practice in the Division of Rheumatology at the Ottawa Hospital. He was Chair of the McMaster Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1979-89 and Chair of the University of Ottawa Department of Medicine 1991-2001. He holds a Canada Research Chair and is Senior Scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and is a Scientist at the Bruyere Research Institute. He currently holds two Canadian Institute of Health Research grants: one that looks at stakeholder engagement in clinical guidelines, and another that examines the criteria for scientific replication of systematic reviews.