Postdoctoral Fellows

Laura Boland

CIR Mentor

Ian Graham

  • Integrated knowledge translation
  • Shared decision making
  • Pediatrics

Using integrated knowledge translation to advance pediatric shared decision making.

Guillaume Fontaine

CIR Mentors

Jeremy Grimshaw, Justin Presseau

  • Health services research
  • Implementation science
  • Behavioural science
  • Nursing
  • Development and evaluation of interventions to change healthcare professional and patient behaviour
  • Use of information and communication technology to support healthcare professional practice
  • Systematic reviews
  1. Contributing to Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Eradication in Canada: An Implementation Science-based Approach to Promoting Equitable Access to HCV Care for People Who Inject Drugs

Ahmad Firas Khalid

CIR Mentor

Jeremy Grimshaw

  • Health policy
  • Knowledge translation
  • Evidence-informed practice
  • Humanitarian aid

Implementation of efforts to support real-time evidence use in humanitarian practice at The Canadian Red Cross

Jennifer Leese

CIR Mentor

Ian Graham

  • Integrated knowledge translation
  • Ethics
  • Patient engagement in research
  • Qualitative research

Nicola McCleary

CIR Mentor

Jamie Brehaut

  • Health Psychology
  • Behavioural Science
  • Health Services Research
  • Implementation Science
  • Dual process theories
  • Healthcare professional decision-making and behaviour
  • Design and evaluation of interventions to change healthcare professional behaviour
  • Process evaluation
  • Systematic reviews
  1. Leveraging implementation and behavioural science to support laboratory stewardship
  2. Using routinely-collected health data to investigate the impact of automatic cognitive processes on healthcare professional behaviour

Elisabeth Vesnaver

CIR Mentor

Justin Presseau

Alumni Postdoctoral Fellows

Jacob Crawshaw

Now located at:

McMaster University

Previous CIR Mentor

Justin Presseau

  • Health psychology
  • Behavioral science
  • Implementation science
  • Healthcare-provider behavior change
  • Treatment adherence
  • Intervention development

Understanding decision-making in organ donation: a national study

Janet Jull

Now located at:

Queens University

Previous CIR Mentor

Ian Graham

  • Community partnered research
  • Shared decision making
  • Integrated knowledge translation
  • Ethics
  • Equity

Tailoring and field-testing the implementation of a knowledge translation peer support shared decision making strategy to facilitate participation of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in decisions about their cancer care

Sathya Karunananthan

Now located at:

McGill University

Previous CIR Mentor

Jeremy Grimshaw

  • Epidemiology
  • Systematic reviews
  • Meta-analysis
  • Replication
  • Aging
  • Physical function
  • Frailty
  1. Living review of diabetes quality improvement strategies;
  2. When should systematic reviews be replicated and when is it wasteful?

Alvin Li

Now located at:

Alberta Health Services

Previous CIR Mentor

Jeremy Grimshaw

  • Design and evaluation of complex interventions
  • Behavior change
  • Knowledge translation
  • Organ donation
  • Administrative database research

Developing and testing an intervention to increase registration for deceased organ donation in family physician offices