Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Milos Jenicek

MD (Charles), PhD (Charles), FRCPC, CSPQ, LMCC

Professor (Part-time), Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

McMaster University
Faculty of Health Sciences
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1

Home Office:
5922 Fifth Line, RR1
Rockwood, Ontario, N0B 2K0

tel/fax: (519) 856-1324

Academic Interests

Milos Jenicek, an epidemiologist, is a Fellow (FRCPC) in public health and preventive medicine. He participates in teaching in the graduate Health Research Methodology and Public Health and Preventive Medicine programmes. His fifthteenth textbook was just released. He tries to enrich further clinical and fundamental epidemiology as well as Evidence-Based Medicine and teaching and training in health sciences by new innovations. He develops and applies the methodology of modern informal logic and critical thinking and decision making in uses of evidence in medical practice and research in clinical care and public health domains as well. He remains also involved as Professor Emeritus at the University of Montréal. In 2009, he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (London, UK).

Selected Publications

  1. Jenicek M. Writing, Reading and Understanding in Modern Health Sciences. Medical Articles and Other Ways of Communication. Boca Raton, London, and New York: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis/Productivity Press, 2014.
  2. Jenicek M. A Primer on Clinical Experience in Medicine. Reasoning, Decision Making and Communication in Health Sciences. Boca Raton and New York: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis/Productivity Press, 2012
  3. Jenicek M. Medical Error and Harm. Understanding, Prevention and Control..Boca Raton and New York: Taylor & Francis/CRC Press/Productivity Press, 2011.
  4. Jenicek M. Fallacy-Free Reasoning in Medicine: Improving Communication and Decision Making in Research and Practice. Chicago: American Medical Association (AMA Press), 2009.
  5. Jenicek M. A Physician’s Self-Paced Guide to Critical Thinking. Chicago: AMA Press, 2006.
  6. Jenicek M, Hitchcock DL. Evidence-Based Practice. Logic and Critical Thinking in Medicine. Chicago: AMA Press, 2005. The first book on modern logic and critical thinking in medicine. (Chinese edition in preparation)
  7. Jenicek M. Foundations of Evidence-Based Medicine. Boca Raton, London, New York, Washington: Parthenon/CRC Press, 2003.
  8. Jenicek M. Clinical Case Reporting in Evidence-based Medicine. Second Edition. London (Arnold) and New York (Oxford University Press), 2001. First edition in 1999 (Butterworth Heinemann). With editions in French (Casuistique médicale. Bien présenter un cas clinique, the original, EDISEM and Maloine Éditeurs), Italian (Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore), Korean (Gyechuk Munwha Sa), and Japanese (Igaku-shoen). The first book on clinical case reporting in medicine.
  9. Jenicek M. Epidemiology. The Logic of Modern Medicine. Montréal: EPIMED International, 1995. With editions in Spanish (Masson SA – Ediciones cientificas y técnicas) and Japanese (Roppo Shupan Inc.).
  10. Jenicek M. Méta-analyse en médecine. Évaluation et synthèse de l’information clinique et épidémiologique. (Meta-Analysis in Medicine. Evaluation and Synthesis of Clinical and Epidemiological Information.) St.Hyacinthe (Qué.) and Paris (FR): EDISEM and Maloine Éditeurs, 1987, the first book on meta-analysis in medicine (The James Lind Library, Oxford).

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