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Stepped wedge cluster trials: what, how, and when?

Thursday, December 19, 2019

12:00 – 1:00 pm EST

Monica Taljaard, PhD is a biostatistician specializing in the design, analysis and ethics of pragmatic cluster randomized and stepped wedge trials. As a member of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) Methods Center, she regularly provides biostatistical assistance to investigators in the design, conduct, and analysis of pragmatic trials, pilot trials, quality improvement interventions and health system projects. Since Dr. Taljaard’s academic appointment in 2006, she has published over 240 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has received over $10M in peer-reviewed research grants as principal investigator from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, in addition to >$110 million in peer-reviewed research funding as co-investigator. She has collaborated with investigators in the design and analysis of a large-scale pragmatic cluster randomized trials in US Nursing homes, and studies in palliative and end-of-life care, dementia, long-term care, perioperative care of the frail elderly, as well as health care system quality improvement in nursing homes.

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