Janet Martin: Evidence Reversals: How Fragile is the Evidence Base?
November 30, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Attendance is free, but for planning purposes advance registration is requested.
What happens when an existing claim is tested and the original evidence is contradicted by new and stronger evidence? Join us for a talk by Dr. Janet Martin, director of the MEDICI Centre, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, on evidence reversals.
Dr. Janet Martin is Associate Professor in the Departments of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics. She is also Director, MEDICI Centre, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario. Dr. Martin’s research and knowledge translation work focuses on Surgery, Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine, Clinical Trials, Epidemiology, Decision-Making, and Evidence Reversals in low-, middle- and high-income settings (LMICs and HICs). Current projects include “Global Surgery, Anesthesia & Perioperative Care”, “Evidence Reversals”, “Health Technology Assessment”, and “Decision-Relevant Guidelines”. Dr. Martin received the Distinguished Leader Award of Excellence for Graduate/Postgraduate Education at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
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This event is co-sponsored by the Centre for Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity & Clinical Impact (MEDICI) and the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry.