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Eric Bass, MD, MPH

Eric Bass

Eric Bass, MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine with joint appointments in Health Policy and Management, Epidemiology, and Nursing at the Johns Hopkins University. He also serves as the Director for the Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC). Supported by the Effective Healthcare Program of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the EPC aims to promote evidence-based practice in everyday care. As Director, Dr. Bass has lead the Johns Hopkins EPC in collaborating with 13 other EPCs to develop a rigorous standardized approach to conducting systematic reviews in a manner that is flexible enough to accommodate the unique challenges encountered in each topic area. Download Dr. Bass’s ROCC Star Profile .


Member Q&A


Q: Please describe the goals of the Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center (JHU EPC) currently supported by the Effective Healthcare Program (EHC) of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Q: Please describe the systematic reviews that the Johns Hopkins EPC has performed on the comparative effectiveness of medications for type 2 diabetes.

Q: Please provide a brief description of findings from the systematic review of the comparative effectiveness of measures to reduce the risk of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN).

Q: Please describe the nature of collaboration between the 13 EPCs currently supported by AHRQ.

Q: How do you envision academic medical centers’ role in advancing medical research and the health of the nation in the future?


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