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THETA Team is participating in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 5K.
On October 22, 2017, the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborattive (THETA) team is participating in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon while raising funds for a local charity through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. Please help us reach our fundraising goal, go to out Team's page to read more.
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THETA Rounds - will resume in September.
Since 2008 THETA has been hosting lecture series THETA Rounds and inviting world experts to address various issues related to Health Technology Assessment, Clinical Research and Health Policy and Ethics fields. Read more...
THETA Collaborative will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary and the Open House on November 01, 2017 PLEASE SAVE THE DATE!
What: THETA Collaborative Seventh Annual Symposium & Open House
When: Wednesday, November 1st 2017
Where: MaRs Auditorium and Toronto General Hospital
Beate Sanders was elected to the SMDM Governance Board.
The Society for Medical Decision Making has just announced the outcome of the recent election for 2017 - 2018 Officers and Trustees. Beate Sanders, THETA's Director of the Health Modeling & Health Economics and Population Health Economics Research (PHER), has been newly elected vice-president of SMDM for 2017 – 2018.
Aleksandra Stanimirovic, a Senior Research Analyst at THETA, graduated and obtained her PhD diploma in August 2017 from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. At THETA she is currently involved in the Program Evaluation of Telehomecare for Patients with Heart Failure or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and working with Dr Valeria Rac, THETA Director of Clinical Research.
THETA Collaborative presents at the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) 2017 - 39th Annual North American Meeting
Theme: Better Decisions Through Better Data Processes
Place: Pittsburgh, PA, US
Dates: October 22 - October 25, 2017
Dr. Murray Krahn will be a moderator of the SMDM Symposium: Big Data for CEA and HTA, with two THETA inverstigators as panelists: Dr. Claire de Oliveira and Dr. Harindra C. Wijeysundera. Read more...
THETA presents at 2017 iHEA World Congress
The upcoming 2017 iHEA World Congress: Revolutions in the Economics of Health Systems will be hosted by the Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Several long oral presentations by THETA staff have been selected. Read more...
The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) 6th annual conference will take place from May 25th to 26th at the Hilton Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. Read more...
Happy International Clinical Trials Day!
International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated annually on the 20th May to mark the study by James Lind, in 1747 in his "A treatise of the scurvy" (at the James Lind Library) considered to be the first ever clinical trial.
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THETA contributions at 2017 CAHSPR Conference
The theme for this year’s Scientific Conference is “Towards an Accord for Change”. Canadian Association for Health Sevices and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference is in Toronto, Ontario on May 24-26, 2017. THETA staff is presenting an oral session and several posters at the conference. Read more...
Introduction to R for Health Researchers Course – new session in June
Teaching Faculty from the Biostatistics Research Unit (BRU) at UHN, THETA Collaborative and the Hospital for Sick Children will be offering a 1-day "Introduction to R for health researchers" course on June 2, 2017, 9 am - 5 pm. For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Check the course page to learn more.
THETA student presents at Canadian Pain Society (CPS) 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
Mary-Ellen Hogan, BScPhm, PharmD, MSc, PhD (C), Dr Murray Krahn student, is presenting at the CPS 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting. Her poster abstract: Suicide attempts and completions in chronic pain: a retrospective cohort study.