Please note:
The 2023 WHO/Cochrane/Cornell University Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making will be offered in hybrid format including one virtual week and a second in-person week at Cornell University in July 2023. The first step is to submit an application. Once you are accepted, you will be invited to register for the program.

Once you are accepted to the Institute, you will receive notification and further details about registration in April. We will require you to register for the program, including completing payment, and your acceptance letter will provide you with detailed instructions on the steps. 

Briefly, the steps in the registration process are: 

  1. Complete the registration process through Cornell Conferences Services using the link provided in your acceptance letter
  2. Be ready to provide payment at the time of registration, communicate any questions on payment to
  3. Complete a short biography for the Institute directory and register for a Cornell University netid, following directions in your acceptance letter
  4. Before June 1, 2023, you will be invited to complete one pre-Institute information session to learn more about how to access Institute materials, to discuss review topics and to hear more about the plan for working in groups
  5. Once systematic review groups are assigned you are encouraged to meet at least once before the Summer Institute starts to meet the group and discuss the Systematic Review status 

Please visit the main page of the Institute for instructions on how to apply.

The program charge in 2023 will be shared with participants in letters of acceptance. The registration fee includes advance preparation, access to all course materials, course instruction, access to the library resources, access to the virtual platform, coffee breaks, the opening reception and the closing dinner. During registration, you will be provided with options for housing and meal costs, which will be paid separately based on your personal choices. In addition, participants will cover  transportation costs including flight tickets, taxis or buses.

If you are accepted to the Institute, further registration information will be forthcoming, and you will then be provided with links to complete payment and to gain access to the virtual platform.

WHO Cochrane Cornell Summer Institute, Contact Information

Patricia A. Cassano, PhD, Director, Summer Institute
Director, Summer Institute
Professor & Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences
Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Population Health Sciences, Weill Cornell Medical
127 Savage Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
+1 607.255.8001 (phone), +1 607.255.2691 (fax)