Simon Lewin

Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Simon Lewin is a health systems researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (, the South African Medical Research Council ( and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health ( He has a keen interest in how research evidence can be used to strengthen health systems. Simon’s methodological interests include approaches for undertaking systematic reviews of complex health system interventions, and methods for synthesizing the findings of multiple qualitative studies and assessing confidence in such findings. He is the Joint Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) and a Coordinator of the GRADE-CERQual Project Group.