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Atefeh Noori, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Fellow

Email:  Atefeh.noori [at] uhn [dot] ca 

Research Interests:

  • Chronic Pain Management

  • Orthopedic Trauma & Surgeries

  • Systematic Reviews

  • Meta-analysis

  • Network Meta-analysis

  • Observational Studies



Atefeh has a clinical background in nursing and PhD in Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Science at McMaster University. Before joining McMaster University, she was working for different research institutes for more than 5 years authoring and co-authoring in several peer-reviewed publications.

During her Ph.D. program, she primarily focused on health research methodologies, quantitative analyses, methods in evidence-based medicine, and methodological approaches in analyzing the observational data.


Selected Journal Publications​​

  • Noori A, Miroshnychenko A, Shergill Y, et al, Guyatt G, Busse J. Opioid-Sparing effects of medical cannabis for chronic pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and observational studies. BMJ open; 2020

  • Noori A, Sprague S, Bzovsky S, Schemitsch E, et al. Predictors of Long-Term Pain After Hip Arthroplasty in Patients with Femoral Neck Fractures: A Cohort Study. J Orthop Trauma; 2020; 34 Suppl 3:S55-S63. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001929.

  • Noori A, Busse J, et al. Individual opioids, and long vs. short-acting opioids, for chronic non-cancer pain: Protocol for a network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Medicine 2019; 98:43(e17647).

  • Cuker A, Tseng E, Nieuwlaat R, [and 41 co-authors; including Noori A] Schünemann H. ASH 2020 guidelines on the use of anticoagulation in patients with COVID-19: Draft recommendations. Washington, DC: American Society of Hematology. Published October 8, 2020. Access:

  • Halladay J, Wook R, El-Khechen H, Munn C, MacKillop J, Noori A, et al. Patterns of Substance Use Among Adolescents: A Systematic Review. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2020; 216:108222.

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