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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:

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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