- Preferences for New HIV Prevention Technologies among Men who have Sex with Men: A Discrete Choice Experiment.
Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi, MD MSc FRCPC, Scientist, Centre for Urban Health Solutions at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute Time: 1:00-2:00pm Venue: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton Building, 10th Fl, 200 Elizabeth St, Rm 10EB240
- Check the BRU website at thebru.ca
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...
Topic: Preferences for New HIV Prevention Technologies among Men who have Sex with Men: A Discrete Choice Experiment
Speaker: Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi, MD MSc FRCPC, a Scientist at the Centre for Urban Health Solutions at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, a general internist and HIV physician at St. Michael's Hospital, Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto and Senior Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.
Date: November 24, 2017
Time: 1 – 2 pm
Venue: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton Building, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, 10th Floor, Room 240
Congratulations to Valeria Rac's Trainees!!!
Morgan Slater, PhD has been awarded the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research 2017 Education Fund.
Aleksandra Stanimirovic, PhD has been awarded a training grant by Diabetes Action Canada and Mentoring Group & Patient-Oriented Research Network.
Posted on Nov 21, 2017
Rohan D’Souza, MD, MRCOG, FCPS, DNB, DGO, DFP recent application submitted to the CIHR Operating Grant: New Investigator grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health competition entitled, "Prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: addressing critical knowledge gaps for the use of tranexamic acid." was successful.
Lauren Ramsay, BSc, MSc won the 1st price for her three-minute presentation (3MT™style) on “Measles Control during Elimination: Is Current Public Health Action Worth the Effort?” at the Vaccine Sciences Symposium.
Stephen Mac, BSc, MBiotech successfully obtained a CIHR Travel Award to present his work on “A cost-effectiveness analysis of Toronto Rehabilitation Institute’s novel outpatient stroke rehabilitation program using patient-level administrative data” at SMDM this year.
Many congrats to all!!!
Posted on Nov 20, 2017
Dreamers, Nightmares and Reveille
An insightful opinion piece by Ava John-Baptiste, PhD; Assistant Professor, Western University, on current issues of race, immigration, roconcilliation and engagement. Reprinted from SMDM Fall 2017 Newsletter. Read more...
Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces receipients of CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship and an Education Fund Fellowship
Congratulations to Dr. Morgan Slater! She was recently awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Health System Impact Fellowship and an Education Fund Fellowship from the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research. Dr. Slater will be working with Dr. Heather Ross and Dr. Valeria Rac to improve care provided to patients with heart failure in specialized heart failure clinics. Read more...
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...