New Research Associate Position

Come join our research team!  We  have a Research Associate position that is responsible for serving as a core team member of the Brown Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  Here's the link about the position and how to apply!

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Research Scholar Track (Evidence Synthesis) - PH 308

The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice of the Brown University School of Public Health invite applications for a faculty position in the areas of evidence synthesis, or development of evidence-based policy or guidance at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level in the University’s research track.

Applicants’ contributions may involve applied, empirical-methodological (e.g., meta-epidemiological), or fundamental-methodological research (e.g., development and validation of novel quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods).

AHRQ Robert L. Kane Memorial Award

The MJR report won the AHRQ Robert L. Kane Memorial Award for 2022!  Congratulations to Kristin Konnyu, Ethan Balk, Gaelen Adam and Orestis Panagiotou.

Best Paper Award for 2021 @ahsheadache

We are honored and grateful that our paper “Management of primary headaches during pregnancy, postpartum, and breastfeeding: A systematic review1 won the 2021 American Headache Society Members' Choice Award.

New Publication!

Kristin Konnyu, Assistant Professor, here at the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health has a new publication released.  Professor Konnyu and collaborators publication is entitled, "Generating consistent longitudinal real-world data to support research: lessons from physical therapists."  This article is available at the American College of Rheumatology:

Two Brown EPC Report Called Out for Impact!

Two Brown EPC reports were called out for impact during  the Program's impact today, June 10th.  Congratulations to all of the outstanding authors!

Co-recipients of the Oscar Contreras Ortiz Award

Ethan Balk, Associate Professor and Gaelen Adam, Senior Research Associate and EPC Program Manager here at the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, were two of the multi-co-authors of a paper in the  International Urogynecology Journal that won an award from the journal for being their most impactful paper of the year.  The paper is entitled, "A Guide for Urogynecologic Patient Care Utilizing Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Review of Existing Evidence," published in print in  June 2020

Congratulations to Ian Saldanha - Promotion to Associate Professor!

Congratulations to Ian Saldanha, recent promotion to Associate Professor here at Brown University's School of Public Health.

New Member in the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology

Congratulations to Kristin Konnyu, Assistant Professor, for being an invited member of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology (SRSM).  SRSM is an organization that provides a forum for exchanges among those interested in advancing and applying research synthesis methodology. The link to the Society’s website is