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Dr. Alan Bernstein, Inaugural President
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Welcome to Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Dr. Holger Schünemann
Dr. Holger Schünemann,
Department Chair

From its founding in 1968 with David L 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 ►

CEB Headlines

Dr. Andrew Mente

DR. ANDREW MENTE'S GLOBAL STUDY FINDS LOW SALT DIETS NOT BENEFICIAL

Dr. Andrew Mente leads study involving more than 130,000 people from 49 countries, that suggests that the only people who need to worry about reducing sodium in their diet are those with hypertension (high blood pressure) and have high salt consumption.More ►

Dr. Sonia Anand

SONIA ANAND, JOINT FACULTY MEMBER IN CE&B, NAMED UNIVERSITY SCHOLAR.

Dr. Sonia Anand has been named one of this year’s University Scholars, which is a recognition of McMaster’s faculty in mid-career who have already distinguished themselves as international scholars. More ►

Dr. Mark Loeb

DR. MARK LOEB TALKS TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL ABOUT THE FIRST CANADIAN CASE OF THE ZIKA VIRUS

The Globe and Mail spoke to infectious disease specialist Mark Loeb (Infectious Disease Research Institute) about new guidelines issued by Canada's public health agency after the first  case of  sexually transmitted Zika was confirmed in Canada. Loeb, says the advice could change depending on the information that emerges as more research is conducted. More ►

CEB Research Day

CE&B SHOWCASES THEIR RESEARCH TALENTS FOR THE 13tH ANNUAL CE&B RESEARCH DAY

Shoghag Khoudigian, PhD. Student, Health Research Methodology | Hamilton | April 27, 2016

CE&B Faculty and students come together to showcase their research and debate on trending methodological issues. More ►

Dr. Gordon Guyatt

DR. GORDON GUYATT INDUCTED INTO THE CANADIAN MEDICAL HALL OF FAME

Dr. Gordon Guyatt is among six Canadians who were inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame April 14 for his ground breaking contributions in the measurement of health-related quality of life and led the initial development of the concept of EBM. More ►


Salim Yusuf, Joint faculty member in CE&B, and Janice Pogue, full-time faculty member in CE&B (deceased) are primary authors of the three NEJM articles more ►

Dr. Paul Moayyed recieves grant worth $12.5 million from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) under Canada's Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR). Dr. Paul Moayyed leads the IMAGINE-SPOR Chronic Disease Network. more ►


Dr. Ellen Amster talks about Islamophobia in a McMaster panel discussion, explaining that the tensions many North Americans feel with their Muslim neighbours often have to do with a lack of understanding of the mainstream Muslim community. more ►

P.J. Devereaux, (co-principal investigator), recieved $12.3 million to advance a remote monitoring and care system, called SMArTVIEW, for post-operative patients. more ►


CEB Events


MAY
25

WED

CEB Rounds
Design and analysis of feasibility/pilot studies in preparation for a complex intervention: what is good practice?


JUN
15

WED

CEB Rounds

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  • Promotes the principles and practice of evidence-based medicine through knowledge-translation research and educational offerings.
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