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Medicine Grand Rounds: Dan Jonas, MD, MPH, “Benefits and Harms of Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Vascular Events””
April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The lecture will describe the benefits and harms of using aspirin for primary prevention and describe the results of newer studies on the topic. Dr. Jonas will discuss why this may be a preference sensitive decision, and address whether we can identify individuals more or less likely to benefit or to be harmed.
Dan Jonas’ areas of expertise include preventive services, unhealthy alcohol use, evidence-based medicine, pharmacogenomics, and individualized therapy. He has led numerous systematic evidence reviews and meta-analyses for the Effective Healthcare Program of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). He currently co-directs the RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center and serves as Deputy Director for Research at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research.