Dr. Alfonso Iorio
Dr. Alfonso Iorio is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact McMaster University. He is the Director of the Health Information Research Unit, a research unit that conducts research in the field of health information science. He is also the Director of the Hamilton-Niagara Regional Hemophilia Treatment Centre located in the McMaster Children’s Hospital as well as having clinical on-call privileges at the Juravinski and McMaster Thrombosis Clinics.
He is the principal investigator of three multicentre initiatives: CHESS (Canadian Hemophilia Surveillance Scheme), the Canadian “branch” of the EUHASS surveillance scheme for adverse effects of haemophilia treatment; CBDR (Canadian Bleeding Disorders Registry), the new clinical management software used by a network of hemophilia clinics in Canada; and WAPPS-Hemo (Web Available Population Pharmacokinetics Service for Hemophilia), a web-based solution for simplified estimation of individual factor concentrate pharmacokinetics.
Dr. Iorio is an Associate Editor for Blood Coagulation Disorders of the Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Review Group of the Cochrane Collaboration, Chair of the Data and Demographics Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and he is also on various editorial boards including ACP Journal Club and the Journal of Haemophila.