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CNODES researcher visits Dal

Posted by Ingrid Sketris on August 30, 2018 in News

Visiting with members of the Atlantic CNODES team (L-R) Natasha Rodney, Ingrid Sketris, Kris Filion and Sam Stewart. (Provided photo)

Dr. Kris Filion recently presented a seminar at Dalhousie to faculty members from the College of Pharmacy, the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, and staff from the Nova Scotia Health Authority on “Incretin-based drugs and the risk of heart failure: A multicenter study by the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES)

Dr. Filion is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine (Division of Clinical Epidemiology) and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health at McGill University and a Principal Investigator at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology of the Lady Davis Institute in Montreal, Quebec. He also co-leads the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) Team of CNODES.

The work Dr. Filion presented was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

During his time at Dal, Dr. Filion also visited with some members of the Atlantic CNODES team, including Dr. Sam Stewart (Community Health and Epidemiology), Dr. Ingrid Sketris (College of Pharmacy) and Ms. Natasha Rodney (Nova Scotia Health Authority).