Janet Martin: Evidence Reversals: How Fragile is the Evidence Base?
30 November 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
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.