News

New Publication on Treatments of Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

Thomas Trikalinos, MD, Associate Professor in Health Services, Policy, and Practice and the Director of the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, led an AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center project on Treatments for Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin with Aaron Drucker, MD, ScM, FRCPC, CESH Research Associates; Gaelen Adam. MLIS, Valerie Rofeberg, ScM and other collegues.

CESH examines short and long term outcomes after Bariatric Surgery

Our team examined the safety and effectiveness of bariatric surgery among Medicare eligible populations.

Read our findings

New Report: Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Systematic Review Update

Ethan Balk, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, along with other CESH and Tufts Medical Center collegues led an AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center project on Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women.

Congratulations Christopher Schmid appointed as Department Chair of Biostatistics

Congratulations to Professor Christopher H. Schmid for being appointed as chair of the Department of Biostatistics effective 1 August 2018. Schmid has been with Brown since 2012 and is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health. Schmid succeeds Joseph Hogan, ScD in the position of chair.

Anya Rader Wallack elected to Institute for Clinical and Economic Review Governance Board

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review Elects Three New Members to Governance Board 

-- New board members will bring their broad leadership experience - spanning patient advocacy, biomedical innovation, and state health policy - to help guide ICER in its mission to produce evidence that will help the health system achieve sustainable access to high-value care for all patients --

Issa Dahabreh publishes on Observational Data

Dr. Issa Dahabreh published an article "Randomization, randomized trials, and analyses using observational data: A commentary on Deaton and Cartwright" in the Social Science & Medicine journal.

To read the article, click here.

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