Areti Angeliki (Argie) Veroniki

PhD, MSc


Research Programs


Dr. Areti-Angeliki (Argie) Veroniki is a mathematician, holds an MSc in statistics and a PhD in biostatistics/epidemiology. She is a Scientist at the Knowledge Translation Program of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation. Her interests are to optimize the processes of evidence-based medicine and statistical modelling for the knowledge synthesis of individual study findings, in order to inform healthcare decision making by clinicians, patients and policy makers. She is the director of an Advanced Evidence Synthesis  course, which is offered through the University of Toronto. She is a Convenor of the Cochrane Statistical Methods Group and co-Chair of the Cochrane Methods Executive. Dr. Veroniki has published >110 peer-reviewed articles. She serves as a Statistical Editor for the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, and an Associate Editor for the Research Synthesis Methods journal.

Recent Publications

  1. Tinelli, M, Athanasiou, A, Veroniki, AA, Efthimiou, O, Kalliala, I, Bowden, S et al.. Treatment methods for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in England: A cost-effectiveness analysis. BJOG. 2024; :. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.17829. PubMed PMID:38659133 .
  2. Veroniki, AA, Thirugnanasampanthar, SS, Konstantinidis, M, Dourka, J, Ghassemi, M, Neupane, D et al.. Trivalent and quadrivalent seasonal influenza vaccine in adults aged 60 and older: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2024; :. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2023-112767. PubMed PMID:38604619 .
  3. Simmonds, M, Chaimani, A, McKenzie, J, Tudur-Smith, C, Veroniki, AA, Cochrane Statistical Methods Group co-convenors et al.. Response to "A method was developed for correcting the bias in the usual study weights in meta-analyses" by Walter and Balakrishnan. J Clin Epidemiol. 2024; :111357. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2024.111357. PubMed PMID:38604272 .
  4. Naveed, Z, Chu, C, Tadrous, M, Veroniki, AA, Li, J, Rouleau, I et al.. A multiprovincial retrospective analysis of the incidence of myocarditis or pericarditis after mRNA vaccination compared to the incidence after SARS-CoV-2 infection. Heliyon. 2024;10 (5):e26551. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e26551. PubMed PMID:38439866 PubMed Central PMC10909657.
  5. Veroniki, AA, McKenzie, JE. A brief note on the common (fixed)-effect meta-analysis model. J Clin Epidemiol. 2024;169 :111281. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2024.111281. PubMed PMID:38364875 .
  6. Santero, M, Song, Y, Beltran, J, Medina-Aedo, M, Canelo-Aybar, C, Valli, C et al.. Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Self-Management Interventions for Adults Living with Heart Failure to Improve Patient-Important Outcomes: An Evidence Map of Randomized Controlled Trials. Healthcare (Basel). 2024;12 (3):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare12030302. PubMed PMID:38338187 PubMed Central PMC10855227.
  7. Hopkins, AM, Modi, ND, Rockhold, FW, Hoffmann, T, Menz, BD, Veroniki, AA et al.. Accessibility of clinical study reports supporting medicine approvals: a cross-sectional evaluation. J Clin Epidemiol. 2024;167 :111263. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2024.111263. PubMed PMID:38219810 .
  8. Lunny, C, Veroniki, AA, Higgins, JPT, Dias, S, Hutton, B, Wright, JM et al.. Methodological review of NMA bias concepts provides groundwork for the development of a list of concepts for potential inclusion in a new risk of bias tool for network meta-analysis (RoB NMA Tool). Syst Rev. 2024;13 (1):25. doi: 10.1186/s13643-023-02388-x. PubMed PMID:38217041 PubMed Central PMC10785511.
  9. Tsokani, S, Seitidis, G, Christogiannis, C, Kontouli, KM, Nikolakopoulos, S, Zevgiti, S et al.. Exploring the Effectiveness of Self-Management Interventions in Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. Healthcare (Basel). 2023;12 (1):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare12010027. PubMed PMID:38200933 PubMed Central PMC10779199.
  10. Watt, JA, Veroniki, AA, Straus, SE. Lifetime Gained With Cancer Screening. JAMA Intern Med. 2024;184 (2):226. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2023.7072. PubMed PMID:38165670 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Scientist, Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Co-Chair, Cochrane Methods Executive