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Heroes of the Pandemic: NCCMT

Jul 22, 2020


Photo above: Dr. Maureen Dobbins, Professor, McMaster School of Nursing

SOURCE: McMaster Innovation Park blog

The pandemic triggered an unprecedented explosion of information and research, challenging public health leaders to determine the best evidence to follow to keep their communities safe.

That’s when the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) stepped in to help.

“There are hundreds of COVID-19 studies being published almost on a weekly basis – much of which are not peer-reviewed, making it difficult for decision-makers to use,” said Dr. Maureen Dobbins, Scientific Director, NCCMT, an organization created out of SARS, hosted by McMaster University and funded by Public Health Agency of Canada.

Dr. Maureen Dobbins is a Professor in the McMaster School of Nursing. Read the full story at:

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