Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice


Dr. Ian Saldanha is an epidemiologist and health services researcher with a background in medicine. He is an Assistant Professor at the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health in the Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice. The Center also is home to the AHRQ-designated Brown University Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC). Before coming to Brown in January 2018, Ian was at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, as an affiliated Faculty member at Cochrane United States, the Cochrane Eyes and Vision US Satellite, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis.

Ian has led various research projects pertaining to the use of outcomes in comparative effectiveness research (clinical trials, systematic reviews, and other studies), methods for research synthesis, and methods for research prioritization. Clinical area-wise, Ian's work has included ophthalmology, HIV/AIDS, gestational diabetes, and other areas. 

Ian also has experience teaching evidence synthesis- and epidemiology-related courses at graduate and udergraduate levels.

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