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Jeremy Grimshaw, MBCHB, PHD

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Road, Box 711
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

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Jeremy Grimshaw

Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Full Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Ottawa
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake
President of the Board of the Campbell Collaboration
Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Member of the Centre for Implementation Research
Recipient of the 2018 CIHR Barer-Flood Prize
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Research Interests

Knowledge Translation
Behaviour medicine
Professional behaviour change
Implementation research
Cluster randomized trials
Systematic reviews
The Audit &Feedback MetaLab

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Brief Biography

Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw received a MBChB (MD equivalent) from the University of Edinburgh, UK.  He trained as a family physician prior to undertaking a PhD in health services research at the University of Aberdeen.  He moved to Canada in 2002.  His research focuses on the evaluation of interventions to disseminate and implement evidence-based practice.  Dr. Grimshaw is a Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, a Full Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa and a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal College of Edinburgh. He has been awarded the CIHR Knowledge Translation award twice and is the 2018 CIHR Barer-Flood career achievement award winner for Health Services and Policy Research. In 2019, he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Selected Publications

1. Bjerre LM, Parlow S, de Launay D, Hogel M, Black CD, Mattison DR, Grimshaw JM, Watson MC. Comparative, cross-sectional study of the format, content and timing of medication safety letters issued in Canada, the USA and the UK. BMJ Open. 2018 Oct 8;8(10):e020150. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020150. PubMed PMID: 30297342; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6194396.

2. Middleton S, McElduff P, Drury P, D'Este C, Cadilhac DA, Dale S, Grimshaw JM, Ward J, Quinn C, Cheung NW, Levi C. Vital sign monitoring following stroke associated with 90-day independence: A secondary analysis of the QASC cluster randomized trial. Int J Nurs Stud. 2018 Sep 27;89:72-79. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.09.014. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30342326.

3. Patey AM, Hurt CS, Grimshaw JM, Francis JJ. Changing behaviour 'more or less'-do theories of behaviour inform strategies for implementation and de-implementation? A critical interpretive synthesis. Implement Sci. 2018 Oct 29;13(1):134. doi: 10.1186/s13012-018-0826-6. PubMed PMID: 30373635; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6206907.

4. Gould NJ, Lorencatto F, During C, Rowley M, Glidewell L, Walwyn R, Michie S, Foy R, Stanworth SJ, Grimshaw JM, Francis JJ. How do hospitals respond to feedback about blood transfusion practice? A multiple case study investigation. PLoS One. 2018 Nov 1;13(11):e0206676. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206676.eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30383792.

5. Hemming K, Taljaard M, McKenzie JE, Hooper R, Copas A, Thompson JA, Dixon-Woods M, Aldcroft A, Doussau A, Grayling M, Kristunas C, Goldstein CE, Campbell MK, Girling A, Eldridge S, Campbell MJ, Lilford RJ, Weijer C, Forbes AB, Grimshaw JM. Reporting of stepped wedge cluster randomised trials: extension of the CONSORT 2010 statement with explanation and elaboration. BMJ. 2018 Nov 9;363:k1614. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k1614. PubMed PMID: 30413417.

Research and clinical approaches

Behaviour; Cluster randomized trials; Health professional behaviour change; Health research methods; Health services research; Knowledge translation and implementation research; Qualitative methods; Quality Improvement; Surveys; Systematic reviews