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Dr. Holger Shunemann Added to the Agenda for MacOrtho’s Annual Academic Day!

Published: March 30, 2017


Don’t miss out on hearing Dr. Holger Shunemann, Chair of Department of HEI speak about his successes and how he leads a life of gratitude!

Dr. Schünemann is a professor in the Department of HEI, with a joint appointment to the Department of Medicine. He holds the Michael Gent Chair in Healthcare Research.

A graduate of the University of Hanover's medical school in Germany, Dr. Schünemann earned his M.Sc. in epidemiology and PhD in epidemiology and community health at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and trained in internal medicine as well as public health and preventive medicine.


Dr. Schünemann maintains a robust research program, including the leadership of the McMaster GRADE centre. He also co-directs the McMaster World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Evidence-Informed Policy Making. His research interests focus on guideline development, systematic reviews and health-related quality of life. He is author and co-author of more than 400 peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters and books.


In addition to his research activities, Dr. Schünemann maintains a clinical practice in internal medicine and is a member on boards and committees of international organizations, including the board of trustees for the Guideline International Network of the World Health Organization and steering committee of the Cochrane Collaboration.




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