UConn HOPES – Expertise

UConn HOPES primary investigators specialize in the areas of systematic reviews, modeling studies, clinical trials, observational studies, and new method development. This team is well prepared to overcome difficulties and ensure high-quality independent projects delivered on schedule.

Methodologic Expertise

Systematic Reviews Economic Modeling Clinical Trials Observational Studies Advanced Outcome Methods
Traditional Meta-Analysis Markov Randomized, Controlled Trails Multivariable Logistic Regression Geographics Applicability Impact
Network Meta-Analysis Decision-Tree Piggyback Economic / Humanistic Studies Propensity Score Matching / Adjustment Bayesian & Frequentist Methods
Meta-Regression Direct Cost to Charge Cluster RCTs Causal Inference Methods Cluster RCTs

Medical Sub-Specialties Expertise

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Arthritis and Joint Disorders
  • Behavioral Interventions
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Heart Failure
  • HIV Prevention and Treatment
  • Incarcerated Persons
  • Infectious Disease
  • Medical Devices
  • Mental Health
  • Movement Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Women’s Health


  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Meta-analyses Research Group – consortium of worldwide cardiovascular epidemiologists and cardiologists
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology/Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society and North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis
  • State of Connecticut Drug Utilization Review Board
  • Society for Research Synthesis Methodology
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Evidence-based Synthesis Group, VA Connecticut