Campbell and Cochrane Equity Methods Group Fellow, Omar Dewidar, has been awarded a 2021 Graduate Studies Leadership Award from the Faculty of Medicine.
The Leadership Award is given to graduate students in each graduate program who have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills within the Faculty of Medicine or in the community.
Omar completed his MSc in Epidemiology earlier this year with his thesis, "Sex and gender in cardiac resynchronization therapy cohort studies: A systematic methodological review and meta-analysis of cohort studies".
Read Omar's work:
Dewidar O, Birnie D, Podinic I, Welch V, Wells GA. Sex differences in CRT device implantation rates, efficacy, and complications following implantation: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies. Syst Rev. 2021;10(1):210.
Dewidar O, Dawit H, Barbeau V, Birnie D, Welch V, Wells GA. Sex differences in implantation and outcomes of cardiac resynchronization therapy in real world settings: A systematic review of cohort studies. CJC Open. 2021 Sept 8.