Michael Wewege is a Doctoral Candidate in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at UNSW Sydney and Neuroscience Research Australia, supervised by Prof James McAuley and Dr Matthew Jones. He is currently supported by a Postgraduate Scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, a School of Medical Sciences Top-Up Scholarship from the University of New South Wales, and a PhD Supplementary Scholarship from Neuroscience Research Australia.
Michael’s research focuses on evaluating the comparative effectiveness of medicines for low back pain using network meta-analysis, which will create a hierarchy of medicines to guide clinical decision-making. He also provides methodological and statistical support for systematic reviews/meta-analyses and conducts research into evidence synthesis methodology. A complete list of his publications is available via or Google Scholar or ResearchGate.
Michael is also a Casual Academic at UNSW Sydney, where he teaches undergraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine. He graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (with the University Medal) in 2016, and a Master of Science by research in 2019.