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Biography

Please note: Dr. Tricco is not taking any summer students in 2021.

Andrea Tricco holds a MSc in Epidemiology and PhD in Population Health. She is a Scientist and Director of the Knowledge Synthesis Team in the Knowledge Translation Program of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health & Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation. She is also a Co-Director and Adjunct Associate Professor of the Queen’s Collaboration for Health Care Quality Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Centre of Excellence at Queen’s University. Her research interests are related to responding to decision-makers (including policy-makers, healthcare providers, and patients) through knowledge synthesis. Her research focuses on advancing the science of knowledge synthesis and she is leading research projects related to rapid reviews, network meta-analysis, and scoping reviews.

Dr. Tricco has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles. She currently holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Synthesis. She is the director of an online systematic review course that >530 students and staff have completed, which is offered through the University of Toronto.

 

Recent Publications

  1. Tricco, AC, Bourgeault, I, Moore, A, Grunfeld, E, Peer, N, Straus, SE et al.. Advancing gender equity in medicine. CMAJ. 2021;193 (7):E244-E250. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.200951. PubMed PMID:33593950 .
  2. Peters, MDJ, Marnie, C, Tricco, AC, Pollock, D, Munn, Z, Alexander, L et al.. Updated methodological guidance for the conduct of scoping reviews. JBI Evid Implement. 2021;19 (1):3-10. doi: 10.1097/XEB.0000000000000277. PubMed PMID:33570328 .
  3. Pollock, D, Davies, EL, Peters, MDJ, Tricco, AC, Alexander, L, McInerney, P et al.. Undertaking a scoping review: A practical guide for nursing and midwifery students, clinicians, researchers, and academics. J Adv Nurs. 2021; :. doi: 10.1111/jan.14743. PubMed PMID:33543511 .
  4. Wayant, C, Manquen, J, Wendelbo, H, Kerr, N, Crow, M, Goodell, J et al.. Identification of Evidence for Key Positive Psychological Constructs in Pediatric and Adolescent/Young Adult Patients with Cancer: A Scoping Review. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2021; :. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2020.0184. PubMed PMID:33464990 .
  5. Pillay, J, Riva, JJ, Tessier, LA, Colquhoun, H, Lang, E, Moore, AE et al.. Fall prevention interventions for older community-dwelling adults: systematic reviews on benefits, harms, and patient values and preferences. Syst Rev. 2021;10 (1):18. doi: 10.1186/s13643-020-01572-7. PubMed PMID:33422103 PubMed Central PMC7797084.
  6. Colquhoun, HL, Jesus, TS, O'Brien, KK, Tricco, AC, Chui, A, Zarin, W et al.. Letter to the Editor-Response. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2021;102 (2):340-342. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2020.10.121. PubMed PMID:33334548 .
  7. Ashoor, HM, McSharry, J, Radhakrishnan, A, Wilson, R, Zitzelsberger, L, Kaan, D et al.. Absorptive capacity in the adoption of innovations in health care: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2020; :. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-20-00218. PubMed PMID:33323777 .
  8. Sibley, KM, Thomas, SM, Veroniki, AA, Rodrigues, M, Hamid, JS, Lachance, CC et al.. Comparative effectiveness of exercise interventions for preventing falls in older adults: A secondary analysis of a systematic review with network meta-analysis. Exp Gerontol. 2021;143 :111151. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2020.111151. PubMed PMID:33186739 .
  9. Khalil, H, Peters, MD, Tricco, AC, Pollock, D, Alexander, L, McInerney, P et al.. Conducting high quality scoping reviews-challenges and solutions. J Clin Epidemiol. 2021;130 :156-160. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.10.009. PubMed PMID:33122034 .
  10. Peters, MDJ, Marnie, C, Tricco, AC, Pollock, D, Munn, Z, Alexander, L et al.. Updated methodological guidance for the conduct of scoping reviews. JBI Evid Synth. 2020;18 (10):2119-2126. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-20-00167. PubMed PMID:33038124 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Advisory Committee: Health Data Research Network Canada (HDRN), Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research Canadian Data Platform (SPOR CDP)
  • Member of the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Scientific Committee, North American Region Representative
  • Chair, JBI Scoping Review Methodology Group
  • Member, Editorial Board for BMC Medicine and JBI Evidence Synthesis
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Queen’s University
  • Co-Director, Queen’s Collaboration for Health Care Quality Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Centre of Excellence, Queen’s University
  • Associate Editor, Systematic Reviews
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
  • Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
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