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Drs. David Moher and Dawn Stacy inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
October 2, 2019 - Drs. Dawn Stacey and David Moher were recognized among Canada’s top-ranked health and biomedical scientists during their induction as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
Jeremy Grimshaw and David Moher ranked among world’s top researchers
March 8, 2019 - Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw and David Moher have once again been ranked among the world’s top scientists. According to Clarivate Analytics, they are both among the most highly cited scientists in the world in the field of Social Sciences, with tens of thous
Is that diagnostic test accurate? Made-in-Ottawa guideline expected to change research around the world
March 7, 2018 - In a world of constantly conflicting medical studies, systematic reviews have become an essential tool for health-care decision making. In 2009, Dr. David Moher and his colleagues created the original PRISMA guidelines to help make these reviews mo
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Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Cobey, Kelly
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Behaviour, Clinical trials, Epidemiology, Journalology, Systematic reviews
McInnes, Matthew
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Bladder cancer, Cancer, Prostate cancer Clinical research, Epidemiology, Health research methods, Imaging, Journalology, Systematic reviews
Moher, David
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Journalology, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Quality Improvement, Rapid reviews, Systematic reviews