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  • Treatment decisions in Chronic Kidney Disease: Revenge of the Sith.
    Hamid Sadri, PharmD, MSc, Director Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment at Medtronic. Date: Jan 19, 2018 Time: 1:00-2:00pm Venue: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton Building, 10th Fl, 200 Elizabeth St, Rm 10EB240
  • Cardiac rehabilitation around the globe: Availability/capacity and characteristics
    Sherry L. Grace, PhD, Senior Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute; Affiliate Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute. Date: Jan 12, 2018 Time: 1:00-2:00pm Venue: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton Building, 10th Fl, 200 Elizabeth St, Rm 10EB240
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Review of early assessment models of innovative medical technologies.
Publication Date: In Press. Available online 24 June 2017



THETA Rounds

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: New Era of HTA; Overview of International Best Practices.

Speaker: Hamid Sadri, PharmD, MSc, Director Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment at Medtronic
Date: January 19, 2018
Time: 1 – 2 pm
Venue: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton Building, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, 10th Fl, Rm # 240
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Topic: Cardiac rehabilitation around the globe: Availability/capacity and characteristics.

Speaker: Sherry L. Grace, PhD, Senior Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute; Affiliate Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute.
Date: January 12, 2018
Time: 1 – 2 pm
Venue: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton Building, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, 10th Fl, Rm # 240



THETA student featured in the UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT) Times

Teresa Tsui, Dr. Murray Krahn's PhD student in the Department of Pharmaceutical Science, was presented in the recent edition of the UHN Office of Research Trainees Times in the Conference Reports section. Her oral presentation at the ISOQOL conference this past October was possible thanks to a travel award from UHN Office of Research Trainees as well as the CIHR Travel Award. Read full article here.

Not Just a Reason, But the Ability, to Smile Again

Dr. Heather Baltzer, Dr Murray Krahn's students, is  one of a few surgeons in Canada offering a the smile reinnervation surgery to adults. Read more…

Adapted from UHN Newsroom. Posted on December 1, 2017

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.

Read more…

Posted on Nov 21, 2017

 Congratulations to... 

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.

Congratulations Beate!

Congratulations Aleksandra!

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
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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...

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