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Anna Brown

Job Title
Information Specialist
WMS - Health Sciences
024 76572473
Research Interests

Anna's interests include literature search methodology and the role of information specialists in supporting evidence-based healthcare.


Anna graduated from Loughborough University with a Masters in Information and Library Studies in 2001, and has been a Chartered Member of CILIP: the Library and Information Association since 2004. She has worked in libraries and information services in the academic, government and legal sectors in the UK, New Zealand and Ireland. Her career in health information began at Warwick Medical School in 2010, when she worked on two web-based collections 'NHS Evidence - emergency & urgent care' and 'NHS Evidence - diabetes'. From October 2010 until joining Warwick Evidence in 2019, Anna worked for the Clinical Evidence Based Information Service (CEBIS) at University Hospital in Coventry. This involved in-depth literature searching and identification of relevant evidence in response to queries raised by colleagues from across the NHS Trust. She worked closely with clinical teams, in particular the Eye Department.

Title Funder Award start Award end
TAR 3 - Production of Technology Assessment Reviews (TAR) National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Apr 2022 31 Mar 2027
NIHR HS&DR Stage 2 Lead by UHCW:Single use versus multiple use endoscopes: balancing infection control and environmental impact (SUMU-Endo) National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Jun 2023 31 May 2025
NIHR HTA Stage 2: Medication support interventions for people with learning disability National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Sep 2022 30 Jun 2024
NIHR TAR2 12 month extension and supplement - orginal award on IDEATE number 00169 under Aileen Clarke National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Apr 2021 31 Mar 2022