UCSF Centre for Evidence Synthesis & Implementation: A Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence 

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The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) is an international not-for-profit, membership based, research institute based at the University of Adelaide, South Australia.

The UCSF Centre, founded in 2011, is a JBI Centre of Excellence and offers both synthesis and implementation training.  Because the UCSF JBI Centre is based in a quaternary academic medical center, the work of the Centre promotes and supports the synthesis, transfer, and implementation of evidence through identifying feasible, appropriate, meaningful and effective healthcare practices based on the best available evidence to assist in improving healthcare outcomes.

UCSF JBI Centre Directors

  • Adam Cooper, RN-BC, MSN, Centre Director

  • Hannah Jang, RN, PhD, CNL, PHN, Deputy Director for Evidence Implementation

Centre Core Staff

  • Lindsay Bolt, RN-BC, MS, PCCN-K, CNS-BC

  • Brooke Clemons, RN, MSN

  • Dawn Pizzini, RN, MSN

  • Michelle Lieggi, MLS, AHIP

  • Sherrie Nameth, RN-BC, MSN, CCRN

  • Anjal Pong, RN-BC, MSN, CNOR

  • Mary-Ann Rich, RN-BC, MS, CNOR

Centre Adjunct Staff

  • Melissa Lee, RN, MS, CNS-BC

  • Erin Matsuda, RN, DNP, CPNP

Centre Partners

  • UCSF Health

  • UCSF School of Nursing

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH)

  • Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing (SMU)

  • American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) JBI CSR Fellows

  • University of San Francisco (USF)

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