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Dr. Holger Schünemann,
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From its founding in 1968 with David Sackett as its first Department Chair, CE&B has grown, diversified, and established an international reputation through the rigour and impact of its research and education programs. While famed for its roots in evidence-based medicine and clinical trials, the department’s strengths now add up to much more than the CE&B name suggests. Continued

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Three CE&B faculty members honoured as Distinguished University Professors and Distinguished University Scholars

Deborah Cook was named one of five new Distinguished University Professors More ►, and both PJ Devereaux and Mohit Bhandari were named Distinguished University Scholars in the first year this award was created. More ►

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John Lavis awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Evidence-Informed Health Systems

Dr. John Lavis' research program emphasizes "evidence-informed" health systems that will provide the best mix of cost-effective programs, services and drugs to those who need them. More ►

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Dr. Sanjit Jolly's research makes international news

Dr. Sanjit Jolly leads the largest study ever of its kind, that has found that a routine strategy of blood clot removal during treatment for heart attacks was not beneficial and was associated with an increased risk of stroke. Story picked up by The Hamilton Spec and several international media outlets More ►

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), led by Dr. Parminder Raina, has received a $41.6 million grant through the Government of Canada to continue its work for the next five years. more ► Michael Boyle speaks to The Spectator about the struggle in recruiting families to participate in the Ontario Child Health Study. more ►
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Jason Busse research finds one-third of chiropractors oppose vaccines. more ►

Dr. Deborah Cook receives the 2015 Elizabeth J. Latimer Prize more ►

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  • Influences how health-care decisions are made through research and service in health informatics and knowledge transfer, and
  • Promotes the principles and practice of evidence-based medicine through knowledge-translation research and educational offerings.
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