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Andrea C. Tricco

PhD (Population Health), University of Ottawa; MSc (Epidemiology), University of Toronto; Honours BSc (Health Sciences), University of Western Ontario


Scientist, Knowledge Translation in the Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital

Research Interests

Knowledge synthesis, systematic reviews, epidemiology, evidence-based practice, comparative effectiveness, population health

Research Activities

As a systematic review methodologist, my research program is related to advancing the science of knowledge synthesis. My research interests include developing a typology of different types of knowledge synthesis methods (e.g., realist reviews, meta-ethnography, meta-synthesis), examining the validity of rapid reviews, and conducting comparative effectiveness reviews and network meta-analyses focusing on drug safety and effectiveness.

Selected Research

Link to Pub Med

Other Activities

  1. Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)/Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network New Investigator in Knowledge Synthesis Methodology (2012-2017)
  2. Researcher Member of the CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant Committee (May 2012 to July 2013)
  3. Associate Editor for the BioMed Central Medical Research Methodology journal (2011-2014)
  4. Member of the Cochrane Methods Bias Group


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