Lectures and seminars Seminar: Professor Eric Benchimol
Speaker: Professor Eric I. Benchimol, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
Title: Insights into the Epidemiology and Burden of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Eric Benchimol is a pediatric gastroenterologist and professor at Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto Canada.
He chairs the Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium (CanGIEC), which conducts epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, outcomes, and health services research using the health administrative data from multiple provinces.
He also has an interest in improving the methods used to conduct research using routinely-collected health data. In this capacity, he co-chairs the RECORD Steering Committee, an international group which was created for reporting guidelines for observational studies that use routine-collected health data for research.
Objectives of the seminar:
a. Describe the use of routinely collected health data to conduct research in IBD.
b. Report changes in the global epidemiology and burden of IBD.
c. Provide new insights into environmental factors which may influence the changing epidemiology of IBD.
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