About the Instructor

Dr. Michael Borenstein is the author (with Larry Hedges, Julian Higgins, and Hannah Rothstein) of Introduction to Meta-Analysis (Wiley, 2009), the text that serves as the basis for this workshop. Dr. Michael Borenstein has lectured on meta-analysis at numerous universities and hospitals around the world, and has presented workshops on meta-analysis at the NIH, CDC, and the FDA.  He is widely recognized for his ability to present statistical concepts in a context that makes them accessible to researchers as well as statisticians.

Dr. Borenstein has served as the PI on a series of grants funded by NIH to develop software, techniques, and educational tools for meta-analysis.  He is also the developer (with the same colleagues as the book) of Comprehensive Meta-Analysis (Biostat, 2005), the world’s best-selling software for meta-analysis.

Dr. Borenstein also served as Director of Biostatistics at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and as Associate Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He is a founding member of SRSM, the Society for Research Synthesis Methods, and has served on its board.

Please feel free to contact Michael Borenstein with any questions about the topics to be covered.

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We very much enjoyed and benefitted from your expertise. Students and faculty alike in public health and psychology have been motivated to commence meta-analyses research because of this workshop.

Dr. R. Scott Olds, Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, College of Public Health, Kent State University

I was interested in learning how to do a systematic review and meta-analysis. I´ve done several courses but couldn´t evolve to a complete analysis due to the limitations of available software. Then I became aware of "Comprehensive Meta-Analysis". The program is very intuitive and the book "Introduction to Meta-Analysis" is the most objective I've ever read in this topic. I have recommended to those interested in starting training in systematic review to begin by this book and software.

Ricardo Botelho, MD, Ph.D, Post-graduate course - IAMSPE, São Paulo, Brazil

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