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November 21, 2019
An Introduction to Network Meta-Analysis
Brian Hutton, MSc, PhD
Senior Scientist and Director, Knowledge Synthesis Group

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
An Introduction to Network Meta-Analysis
12:00 pm Eastern Time/11:00 am Central Time/9:00 am Pacific Time

This session will present listeners with a conceptual introduction to the premise and advantages of network meta-analysis, a generalization of traditional pairwise meta-analysis. During the session, illustrations of use in the field of complementary and alternative medicine will be used to summarize patterns in usage and to reinforce key concepts.

Brian Hutton, MSc, PhD
Senior Scientist and Director
Knowledge Synthesis Group

Dr. Hutton is a Senior Scientist with the OHRI's Clinical Epidemiology Program, Director of the Knowledge Synthesis Unit and an Assistant Professor within the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Epidemiology and Community Medicine. His primary research interests currently lie in the realm of network meta-analysis, systematic reviews and other forms of evidence synthesis. He is currently engaged in knowledge synthesis initiatives in a broad range of areas including mental health, addiction medicine, drug safety and effectiveness, oncology and internal medicine.


Sessions will be recorded and will be available for viewing on the Consortium's Members Only section of the website ( However, CME/CE is available only for live presentation participants and the request for credit must be submitted within 24 hours of the presentation. If you are faculty or a staff member of a Consortium member institution, you can obtain a login for the Member's Only section of the website. Please contact with any questions.

Jointly provided by Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health and the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health (The Consortium)

CME Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Consortium. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Credit

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is approved by American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vanderbilt University Medical Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this educational activity for 1.0 CE credits toward the continuing education for psychologists.

No partial credit may be awarded.

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