Ivan Florez

Position: McMaster University

Pediatrician with a Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology, and Ph.D. Candidate in Health Research Methodology Research at McMaster University. Associate Professor at the Department of Pediatrics at University of Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia) and Lecturer at the School of Rehabilitation at McMaster University. Former Deputy Director of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for the Health Technology Assessment Agency of Colombia (IETS). Dr Ivan Florez has been Consultant for the Panamerican Health Organization, is the current Leader of the AGREE Collaboration, and an Associate Editor for the journals: Systematic Reviews and PlosONE. His research has focused on Clinical Practice Guidelines (development and implementation), Knowledge Synthesis (Systematic reviews, and Network Meta-analysis), Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science, Pediatrics, and Childhood Gastroenteritis.