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Brian Alper, MD, Family Medicine, Ipswich, MA


Family Medicine Ipswich, MA

Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist

Founder DynaMed, VP EBM R+D EBSCO Health

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Education & Training

  • Geisinger Health System
    Geisinger Health SystemResidency, Family Medicine, 1996 - 1999
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Drexel University College of MedicineClass of 1996
  • Pennsylvania State UniversityB.S., Pre-medicine, 1989 - 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2006 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1997 - 2000
  • American Board of Family Medicine Family Medicine
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Clinical Informatics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Authors’ reply to Wardlaw and Berge  
    Alper BS, Malone- Moses M, McLellan JS, Prasad K, Manheimer E, BMJ, 1/1/2015
  • Limitations in conduct and reporting of Cochrane Reviews rarely inhibit the determination of the validity of evidence for clinical decision making  
    Alper BS, Fedorowicz Z, van Zuuren EJ, J Evid Based Med, 1/1/2015
  • Thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke: time for a rethink?  
    Alper BS, Malone- Moses M, McLellan JS, Prasad K, Manheimer E, BMJ, 1/1/2015
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  • Easy ways to keep Cochrane reviews current: setting up automated email alerts.
    Alper BS, 22nd Cochrane Colloquium, Hyderabad, India, 1/1/2014
  • P04.263 Measuring the Rate of Change in Core Evidence and Guidance in Neurology
    Alper BS, American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2013
  • Critical appraisal criteria for randomized crossover trials
    Alper BS, 2nd Conference of International Society for EBHC, Taormina, Italy, 1/1/2013
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  • Overtreatment due to biased evidence synthesis: the case of thrombolysis in acute stroke. 
    Taormina, Italy - 1/1/2015
  • Abstracts’ concept selection to reduce information overload 
    Vienna, Austria - 1/1/2015
  • Increasing Guideline Implementation Through Patient-Specific Recommendations 
    Amsterdam, Netherlands - 1/1/2015
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Press Mentions

  • Best Medical Apps of 2019
    Best Medical Apps of 2019December 27th, 2019
  • DynaMed® Founder Leads Effort to Define Certainty of Net Benefit for Healthcare
    DynaMed® Founder Leads Effort to Define Certainty of Net Benefit for HealthcareJune 10th, 2019
  • Evidence for Clinical Practice ☆
    Evidence for Clinical Practice ☆June 12th, 2017
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