Catalin Tufanaru

Dr Catalin Tufanaru

Research Fellow

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Catalin is an accredited JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review (CSR) trainer with more than eight years of CSR teaching experience. He is an accredited JBI Clinical Fellowship trainer.

In the last six years Catalin was involved in extensive methodological research regarding the influences of Husserlian phenomenology in qualitative health research and the philosophical foundations of the JBI meta-synthesis by meta-aggregation (the influences of the philosophical ideas from American pragmatism and Husserlian phenomenology).

He is Associate Investigator at NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Aboriginal Chronic Disease Knowledge Translation and Exchange (CREATE).

Catalin is a Research Affiliate at The Critical and Ethical Mental Health (CEMH) research group, the Robinson Research Institute, the University of Adelaide.

In the last five years Catalin peer reviewed more than 100 systematic review protocols and systematic review reports.

Catalin is involved in the new initiative Restoring invisible and abandoned trials (RIAT initiative). The report of the RIAT re-examination of Study 329 is available as open access full text article from BMJ.

The details about RIAT 329 team and the details about the history of Study 329 are presented at http://study329.org/

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2018 ADJUNCT SENIOR LECTURER FACULTY OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
    2009 - 2010 Research Fellow Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 - 2016 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2012 - 2013 University of Adelaide Australia Master of Clinical Science in Evidence-Based Health Care
    2000 - 2002 Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Romania Master of Management of Public Health and of Health Services (MPH)
    1999 - 2003 Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Romania Specialist Physician Public Health and Healthcare Management
    1990 - 1996 Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Romania Medical Doctor (MD)
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    The incorporation of health technology assessments into clinical practice and micro/meso decision making: the barriers and facilitators University of Toronto Canada
    Ethical and Sociocultural issues in Health Technology Assessment & Management (HTAM) and Dissemination Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Italy
    Institutional Management and Impact Evaluation Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Italy
    Health Policy Analysis University of Barcelona Spain
    Economic Evaluation University of Barcelona Spain
  • Research Interests

Competitive Research Funding

International Competitive Schemes

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National Competitive Schemes

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National Competitive Infrastructure and Equipment Funding Schemes

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  • JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review (CSR) Training Program
  • JBI Clinical Fellowship Training Program
  • Statistics for evidence-based healthcare
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 Co-Supervisor Access to health services by people with mental disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr John Nelson Opio
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2010 - 2011 Co-Supervisor Setting a Regulated Suction Pressure for Endotracheal Suctioning: A Systematic Review Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Mr David Ronald Arbon
    2010 - 2011 Co-Supervisor The Accuracy of Influenza A (H1N1) "Swine Flu" Laboratory Testing: A systematic Review of Diagnostic Test Accuracy Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Dr Sarahlouise White
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  • Offices Held

    Date Office Name Institution Country
    2009 - 2009 Acting Director of Operations The Joanna Briggs Institute Australia
  • Position: Research Fellow
  • Email: catalin.tufanaru@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: Womens & Childrens Hospital
  • Building: WCH - Norwich Centre, floor 3
  • Org Unit: Joanna Briggs Institute

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