Romina Brignardello-Petersen, D.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D., is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University as well as a lecturer in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Chile. She holds a master's degree in biostatistics from the University of Chile. Dr. Brignardello-Petersen is associate editor for the Journal of the American Dental Association series Clinical Scans. She is also the author and coauthor of numerous publications, including the Journal of the American Dental Association series “A Practical Approach to Evidence-Based Dentistry."
Alonso Carrasco-Labra, D.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D.(c), is a dentist who obtained his D.D.S. from the University of Chile. He also obtained a master's degree in clinical epidemiology from McMaster University. Currently he is a Ph.D. candidate in Health Research Methodology at the same institution, under the supervision of Dr. Gordon Guyatt. Since 2015, Dr. Carrasco-Labra has served as director of the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry. He is a member of the Cochrane Patient Reported Outcome Methods Group, Applicability and Recommendation Methods Group, Wounds Group, the Oral Health Group, and the GRADE Working Group. Dr. Carrasco-Labra is an author of a series of 10 articles published in the Journal of the American Dental Association titled “A Practical Approach to Evidence-Based Dental Practice" and is a co-author of the Users' Guide to the Medical Literature (3rd edition, JAMA).
Michael Glick, D.M.D., serves as the editor of the Journal of the American Dental Association, a position he has held since 2005. He is professor and past dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Dr. Glick has authored more than 300 journal publications, book chapters, and editorials, and he has edited and co-edited 10 books.
Kelly O’Brien, M.L.I.S., is an informationist at the ADA Library and Archives. In this role, she provides expert searching and reference assistance to ADA members and staff, including in the development of systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines. She holds a master of library and information science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Olivia Panepinto, M.P.H., is a research assistant at the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, where she specializes in clinical practice guideline methodology and evidence synthesis. She is a member of the GRADE Working Group and the Guidelines International Network and holds a master of public health in epidemiology from Emory University.
Malavika Tampi, M.P.H., is a manager at the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry. She has been with the ADA since 2013, and in her current role, she leads the team in systematic review and clinical practice guideline methodology. She has authored three systematic reviews and three clinical practice guidelines and is looking forward to collaborating on an upcoming systematic review with Cochrane Oral Health. She is a member of the GRADE Working Group and the Guidelines International Network and holds a master of public health from the University of Michigan.