Canada's centre for
evidence-based medicine & clinical epidemiology.
Dr. Alan Bernstein, Inaugural President
of the CIHR
Welcome to Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Dr. Holger Schünemann,
The Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CE&B) is now the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI). Recognizing that the CE&B name captured only some of the depth and breadth of disciplines and expertise now in the department, we formally changed its name effective January 1, 2017.
LISA SCHWARTZ, ELYSÉE NOUVET LAUNCH GLOBAL SURVEY ON: PALLIATIVE CARE DURING INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN ACTION
Today, McMaster's Humanitarian Health Ethics Research Group (HHERG) will begin distributing the survey to healthcare providers, policy-makers and others working with humanitarian aid organizations around the world. The survey will help document current palliative care practices and needs in humanitarian emergencies. The HHERG is led in part by McMaster University faculty Lisa Schwartz and Elysée Nouvet.More ►
JASON BUSSE, GORDON GUYATT, NORM BUCKLEY: KEY FIGURES BEHIND DRAFT GUIDELINES FOR USE OF OPIOIDS
Draft recommendations for Canadian physicians, which call for more cautious prescribing of opioids to patients with chronic pain, have been issued for public comment.
The recommendations for clinical practice have been led by McMaster University researchers, Jason Busse, Gordon Guyatt, and Norm Buckley. More ►
SALUM YUSUF'S STUDY NAMED ONE OF 2016'S MOST INFLUENTIAL RESEARCH
A key study in the prevention of heart disease, led by Professor Salim Yusuf, has been named one of 14 “notable articles” of the year by the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). More ►THE SPEC ►
PAUL MOAYYEDI RESEARCH RADICALLY CHANGING WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE HUMAN BODY
Paul Moayyedi and the SPOR IMAGINE network was featured in an in-depth article in University Affairs about how gut science is radically changing what we know of the human body. More ►
Paul Moayyedi and the SPOR IMAGINE network was featured in an in-depth article in University Affairs about how gut science is radically changing what we know of the human body. | January 2017more ►
University Affairs spoke to Parminder Raina about the insights into the process of aging that the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging is already providin. | January 2017more ►
Former HEI (previously CE&B) Department Chair, George Browman (1989-1997), to receive ASCO’s 2017 Joseph V. Simone Award and Lecture for Excellence in Quality and Safety in the Care of Patients with Cancer. | December 2016more ►
New book edited by John Lavis aims to explain Ontario’s health system; chapter authors include Lavis, Kaelan Moat, Mike Wilson, Cristina Mattison, Kody Doxtater, and Amanda Hammill. | January 2017more ►