Max Murano

MelissaMax Murano is a Research Fellow at Cochrane Australia in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. Max contributes to research that aims to (i) advance methods for research synthesis and the uptake of these methods, and (ii) develop and apply practical, evidence-based approaches for enabling decision-makers to use research evidence. They also contribute to various projects and commissions related to systematic reviews and other types of evidence syntheses, as well as translation of research into healthcare policy and practice.  Max also participates in the development and delivery of training programs for both Cochrane Australia and the Melbourne GRADE Centre.

Max has over a decade‚Äôs experience working with colleagues in low- and middle-income settings to optimize the use of research evidence in policymaking and practice in maternal and neonatal health. They have extremely strong project and research management skills developed as Project Manager for a number of competitively funded multi-centre international health evidence projects. Max has strong skills in financial, contract and research management developed during their appointment as Business Manager at Cochrane Australia.  They have Bachelor of Social Sciences and a Master of Health Administration, and a view of the mountains from their home office in northern NSW.

Contact details:
T:     0410 545 104
E:     max.murano@monash.edu
Days: Mon - Fri