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. Taran, S, Hamad, DM, von Düring, S, Malhotra, AK, Veroniki, AA, McCredie, VA et al.. Factors associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome in brain-injured patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Crit Care. 2023;77 :154341. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2023.154341. PubMed PMID:37235919 .
  2. Tovey, D, Tricco, A, Veroniki, AA. Editors' Choice: May 23. J Clin Epidemiol. 2023;157 :A1-A2. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2023.05.007. PubMed PMID:37225347 .
  3. Veroniki, AA, Wong, EKC, Lunny, C, Martinez Molina, JC, Florez, ID, Tricco, AC et al.. Does type of funding affect reporting in network meta-analysis? A scoping review of network meta-analyses. Syst Rev. 2023;12 (1):81. doi: 10.1186/s13643-023-02235-z. PubMed PMID:37149700 PubMed Central PMC10163730.
  4. Watt, J, Hofmeister, M, Del Giovane, C, Turner, R, Tricco, AC, Mavridis, D et al.. Implementing hierarchical network meta-analysis incorporating exchangeable dose effects compared to standard hierarchical network meta-analysis. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2023; :. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2022-112136. PubMed PMID:37076267 .
  5. Watt, JA, Veroniki, AA, Goodarzi, Z, Straus, SE. Reader Response: Effect of Cholinesterase Inhibitors on Mortality in Patients With Dementia: A Systematic Review of Randomized and Nonrandomized Trials. Neurology. 2023;100 (15):736-737. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207226. PubMed PMID:37037609 PubMed Central PMC10103115.
  6. Veroniki, AA, Tricco, AC, Watt, J, Tsokani, S, Khan, PA, Soobiah, C et al.. Rapid antigen-based and rapid molecular tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2: a rapid review with network meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies. BMC Med. 2023;21 (1):110. doi: 10.1186/s12916-023-02810-0. PubMed PMID:36978074 PubMed Central PMC10049780.
  7. Sunol, R, González-González, AI, Valli, C, Ballester, M, Seils, L, Heijmans, M et al.. Self-management interventions for adults living with obesity to improve patient-relevant outcomes: An evidence map. Patient Educ Couns. 2023;110 :107647. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2023.107647. PubMed PMID:36739705 PubMed Central PMC10109091.
  8. Veroniki, AA, Stewart, LA, Le, SPC, Clarke, M, Tricco, AC, Straus, SE et al.. Retrieval barriers in individual participant data reviews with network meta-analysis. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2023;28 (2):119-125. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2022-112024. PubMed PMID:36543527 .
  9. Seitidis, G, Tsokani, S, Christogiannis, C, Kontouli, KM, Fyraridis, A, Nikolakopoulos, S et al.. Graphical tools for visualizing the results of network meta-analysis of multicomponent interventions. Res Synth Methods. 2023;14 (3):382-395. doi: 10.1002/jrsm.1617. PubMed PMID:36541111 .
  10. Veroniki, AA, Seitidis, G, Stewart, L, Clarke, M, Tudur-Smith, C, Mavridis, D et al.. Comparative efficacy and complications of long-acting and intermediate-acting insulin regimens for adults with type 1 diabetes: an individual patient data network meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2022;12 (11):e058034. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058034. PubMed PMID:36332950 PubMed Central PMC9639076.
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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