Our Expertise

Our Expertise

The SPOR Evidence Alliance specializes in knowledge synthesis, clinical practice guideline development, patient-oriented research, and knowledge translation.  Using an integrated knowledge translation approach, the SPOR Evidence Alliance will answer health-related research queries for policy makers, clinicians, patients, and other individuals/ organizations who request scientific evidence to inform their decisions.

Our wide network of experts in our core research methods will also work together to carry out methods studies to advance the science of knowledge synthesis, clinical practice guideline development, patient-oriented research, and knowledge translation. The SPOR Evidence Alliance also offers training and mentorship opportunities in the four core research methods to new researchers, research staff, and stakeholders in research.

Learn more about:

Knowledge Synthesis
Clinical Practice Guidelines
Patient-Oriented Research
Knowledge Translation

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