Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology


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Dr. Ian Saldanha is an epidemiologist and evidence-based healthcare 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 (Primary) and the Department of Epidemiology (Secondary). 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 Department of Epidemiology 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's research focuses on 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 addressed ophthalmology, HIV/AIDS, gestational diabetes, and other areas. 

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

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