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.
DEBORAH COOK LEADING THE NEXT WAVE IN CRITICAL CARE RESEARCH
Deborah Cook was selected for the prestigious Killam Research Fellowship in the 50th annual competition administered by the Canada Council for the Arts.More ►
CBC News interviewed Deborah Cook and Meredith Vanstone about a project to help families of end-of-life patients collect word clouds that serve as part of the end-of-life and grieving process, as part of a broader Three Wishes project. Yahoo News also picked up the story. | April 2017more ►
Dr. Murray Enkin, a McMaster University professor emeritus who retired almost 30 years ago, returned to campus recently for the last of the annual Enkin Lectureships hosted by the departments of obstetrics and gynecology; health research methods, evidence and impact and the midwifery education program. | April 2017more ►
Zena Samaan is the Senior Researcher on a study that has found that women in methadone treatment who use cannabis are 82 per cent more likely to continue using opioids. This means that women who use cannabis are at high risk of failing methadone treatment. | April 2017more ►
Dr. P.J. Devereaux, PI for the VISION study which has determined that a simple blood test can predict and possibly prevent many of the deaths that occur after surgery. The results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). | April 2017more ►