Dr. Janet Martin is Associate Professor of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, Canada. She is Director of MEDICI (Centre for Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity & Clinical Impact), a WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Anesthesia & Perioperative Care. She is recognized for leadership in clinical epidemiology, evidence-informed decision-making, health technology assessment, and knowledge translation related to anesthesia and perioperative care, both locally and globally.
She is most passionate about developing innovative approaches to large-scale contextually-relevant and efficient approaches to research and data collection, evidence synthesis, and knowledge translation to maximally improve health in resource constrained environments. She has recently completed a global analysis of postoperative mortality involving data from low, middle, and high-income countries. She is involved in developing globally-relevant guidelines with the WHO (Ebola; Antibiotic Use).
Recently, Dr. Martin was awarded Distinguished Leader of Excellence in Graduate/Postgraduate Education at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. In 2019, she was awarded the Anniversary Medal for National Leadership in Health Technology Assessment at the Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health.