Jessica Hendon

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Jess is the Managing Editor of Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group (CCMD), based at the University of York, UK. The Group is funded by the National Institute for Health Research and has a portfolio of Cochrane reviews that assess the effects (including harm) of treatments in the prevention and management of a range of mental health problems. Jess is responsible for the overall management, organisation and day-to-day operations of the Group.Jess has a background in research management and mental health research. After studying a BSc Neuroscience (University of Nottingham) and PhD in Clinical Neuroscience (University of Cambridge) she worked at the Wellcome Trust before moving to New Zealand and working as a Policy Analyst for the New Zealand Ministry of Health. Jess has been based at the University of York since 2011. Prior to joining Cochrane, she supported the development of successful global health and mental health research proposals. She also helped establish a long-term institutional research partnership between the University of York and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust.Jess is passionate about knowledge translation and is particularly interested in the co-production of research with non-academic partners, including those with lived experience.

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