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CESH's Ian Saldanha joins SRSM

CESH faculty member Ian Saldanha is joining the elite Society for Research Synthesis Methods (SRSM)

SRSM is a cross disciplinary society that supports innovative and robust research synthesis methods. The society has a limit of 85 active members to allow for vigorous participation and interaction at their meetings. Vacancies are filled by an annual nomination and election process. SRSM added only seven new members this year.

New Article: "Yield and Cost-effectiveness of Computed Tomography Colonography Versus Colonoscopy for Post Colorectal Cancer Surveillance"

CESH K12 Scholar, Jonah Popp, PhD is a co-author on recently published article: "Yield and Cost-effectiveness of Computed Tomography Colonography Versus Colonoscopy for Post Colorectal Cancer Surveillance."

New Article: “Summary of the 2018 Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Guideline on hepatitis C in chronic kidney disease.”

CESH’s Ethan Balk, MD, MPH has a new article published along with Craig E. Gordon and Jean M. Francis:

“Summary of the 2018 Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Guideline on hepatitis C in chronic kidney disease.”

Christopher Schmid Interview Featured in Amstat News

Christopher Schmid, PhD, Professor and Chair of Biostatistics at the Brown University School of Public Health, has a featured interview in Amstat News. Read the interview.

New Article on Features and functioning of Data Abstraction Assistant, a software application for data abstraction during systematic reviews

New article on "Features and functioning of Data Abstraction Assistant, a software application for data abstraction during systematic reviews" by Jens Jap, Ian J. Saldanha, Bryant T. Smith, Joseph Lau, Christopher H. Schmid, Tianjing Li, on behalf of the Data Abstraction Assistant Investigators.

Rowan Iskandar, PhD to Present at CEVR Health Policy Seminar

Rowan Iskandar, PhD will present at a Health Policy Seminar at the Center for the Evaluation of Value & Rick in Health (CEVR) at Tufts Medical Center (35 Kneeland Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02111) on December 4, 2018 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm.

Title: "A theoretical foundation for state-transition cohort model in health decision analyses"

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Congratulations to Shaun Forbes on Receiving a 2018 SG Pauker Award for Quantitative Methods and Theoretical Developments

Congratulations to CESH's Shaun Forbes on receiving a 2018 SG Pauker Award for Quantitative Methods and Theoretical Developments (QMTD) at the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) in Montreal for his work: "Bounding the Implications of Non-compliance in Randomized Trials of Orthopedic Surgery”.

Congratulations to CESH's Kristin Danko, PhD on Receiving the Worton Researcher in Training Award

Kristin Danko, PhD, has been presented with the Worton Researcher in Training Award at The Ottawa Hospital Gala on Saturday, October 27, 2018 for work completed during her PhD on methods for optimizing evidence synthesis of complex interventions.

CESH at the 25th Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh, UK

Christopher Schmid, Professor of Biostatistics and Chair of Biostatistics, along with CESH’s Valerie Rofeberg, Biostatistician and Senior Research Associate, and Stacey Springs, Investigator in Health Services, Policy and Practice, attended and presented at the 25th Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh, UK which took place from September 16-18, 2018.

Center of Evidence Synthesis in Health Oral Sessions:

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