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Dr Micah Peters

Based in the Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre at the University of South Australia, Dr Micah Peters is the inaugural National Policy Research Adviser (Federal Office) of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation. Micah has over ten years of experience working in research, having held positions at the University of Adelaide, Cancer Council SA, and the Joanna Briggs Institute. Micah’s primary foci are evidence-based healthcare and policy, research synthesis methodology, and consumer and stakeholder engagement in research. Micah has led high-profile research projects funded by the Stillbirth Foundation Australia and the United Kingdom Department for International Development as well as rapid reviews for the New South Wales and Victorian Health Departments and as the JBI Academic Lead for the Cancer Care Speciality, has authored over 200 evidence-based recommended clinical practice resources in cancer care. Micah has published over 50 peer reviewed papers since 2013 and has also taught courses in the conduct of systematic reviews as well as the implementation of evidence-based practice in clinical settings around Australia and internationally. Micah is an Associate Editor for BMC Medical Research Methodology and the JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports and has been a member of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) since 2016, is involved in the Rehabilitation, Survivorship, and Quality of Life and Palliative Care study groups, and sits on the MASCC Membership Committee. Micah has a research interest in the healthcare experiences of gender and sexually diverse people and enhancing the reporting of scoping reviews. Micah’s two most recent co-authored publications, in Psycho-oncology and Annals of Internal Medicine, focus on these respective topics. Micah currently supervises higher degree students and is involved in several research projects in the Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre.

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