Lisa Anne Bero, PhD

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Lisa Anne Bero, PhD

Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF

bero@medicine.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-1067 (voice)
Box 0613, UCSF

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Education

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, B.S. (honors), 1980, Physiology/Philosophy
Duke University, Durham, NC, Ph.D., 1987, Pharmacology
NIDA Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), 1987-88, Pharmacology
Pew Health Policy Fellowship, UCSF, 1988-90, Health Policy
1987-1988 NIDA Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco, CA (UCSF)


Professional Experience

  • 1988-1992
    Pew Fellowship, Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF
  • 1994-present
    Co-Director, San Francisco Cochrane Center
  • 6/00-present
    Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF
  • 6/01-present
    Professor, Dept. Clinical Pharmacy/ Institute for Health Policy Studies/ Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1994-1992
    Special Consultant to the European Union Committee on Technology Assessment
  • 1992
    Best article published in 1996 in the Intl J Technology Assessment in Health Care
  • 1992
    Special consultant to the World Bank for a background paper on Tobacco Control Policies
  • 2000-2001, 2002
    Special Advisor to World Health Organization

Selected Publications

  1. Tran DN, Bero LA. Barriers and facilitators to the quality use of essential medicines for maternal health in low-resource countries: An Ishikawa framework. J Glob Health. 2015 Jun; 5(1):010406.
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  2. Schroll JB, Bero L. Regulatory agencies hold the key to improving Cochrane reviews of drugs. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Apr 20; 4:ED000098.
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  3. Siler K, Lee K, Bero L. Reply to Margalida and Colomer: Science should strive to prevent mistakes, not corrections. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Mar 31; 112(13):E1512.
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  4. Anglemyer AT, Krauth D, Bero L. Industry sponsorship and publication bias among animal studies evaluating the effects of statins on atherosclerosis and bone outcomes: a meta-analysis. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2015; 15(1):12.
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  5. Hill SR, Bero L, McColl G, Roughead E. Expensive medicines: ensuring objective appraisal and equitable access. Bull World Health Organ. 2015 Jan 1; 93(1):4.
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  6. Siler K, Lee K, Bero L. Measuring the effectiveness of scientific gatekeeping. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jan 13; 112(2):360-5.
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  7. Forsyth SR, Odierna DH, Krauth D, Bero LA. Conflicts of interest and critiques of the use of systematic reviews in policymaking: an analysis of opinion articles. Syst Rev. 2014; 3(1):122.
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  8. Bero L. Bias related to funding source in statin trials. BMJ. 2014; 349:g5949.
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  9. Fox DM, Bero L. Systematic reviews: perhaps "the answer to policy makers' prayers"? Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Oct; 122(10):A262-3.
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  10. Magrini N, Robertson J, de Joncheere K, Bero L. On WHO's essential medicines process and transparency. BMJ. 2014; 349:g5637.
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  11. Formoso G, Marata AM, Magrini N, Bero L. A clearer view of evidence in treating macular degeneration: off-label policies and independent research. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014; 9:ED000090.
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  12. Schroll JB, Abdel-Sattar M, Bero L. The Food and Drug Administration reports provided more data but were more difficult to use than the European Medicines Agency reports. J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Jan; 68(1):102-7.
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  13. Bero L. What is in a name? Nonfinancial influences on the outcomes of systematic reviews and guidelines. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Nov; 67(11):1239-41.
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  14. Mahady SE, Schlub T, Bero L, Moher D, Tovey D, George J, Craig JC. Side effects are incompletely reported among systematic reviews in gastroenterology. J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Feb; 68(2):144-53.
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  15. Tovey D, Churchill R, Bero L. Evidence based medicine: looking forward and building on what we have learnt. BMJ. 2014; 349:g4508.
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  16. Anglemyer A, Horvath HT, Bero L. Healthcare outcomes assessed with observational study designs compared with those assessed in randomized trials. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014; 4:MR000034.
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  17. Coralic Z, Kanzaria HK, Bero L, Stein J. Staff Perceptions of an On-site Clinical Pharmacist Program in an Academic Emergency Department after One Year. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Mar; 15(2):205-10.
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  18. Krauth D, Woodruff TJ, Bero L. Instruments for assessing risk of bias and other methodological criteria: Krauth et al. Respond. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Mar; 122(3):A67.
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  19. Krauth D, Anglemyer A, Philipps R, Bero L. Nonindustry-sponsored preclinical studies on statins yield greater efficacy estimates than industry-sponsored studies: a meta-analysis. PLoS Biol. 2014 Jan; 12(1):e1001770.
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  20. Alexander PE, Bero L, Montori VM, Brito JP, Stoltzfus R, Djulbegovic B, Neumann I, Rave S, Guyatt G. World Health Organization recommendations are often strong based on low confidence in effect estimates. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Jun; 67(6):629-34.
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