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Jeremy Grimshaw, MBCHB, PHD, FRCGP, FCAHS

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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
Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Research Interests

Professional behaviour change
Implementation research
Cluster randomized trials
Systematic reviews

Brief Biography

Jeremy Grimshaw received a MBChB 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. Jeremy is: a Senior Scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health 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 Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Selected Publications

1. Nicholls SG, Brehaut JC, Arim RG, Carroll K, Perez R, Shojania KG, Grimshaw JM, Poses RM. Impact of stated barriers on proposed warfarin prescription for atrial fibrillation: a survey of Canadian physicians. Thromb J. 2014 Jun 23;12:13. doi: 10.1186/1477-9560-12-13. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25161388; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4144316.

2. Ivers N, Tricco AC, Trikalinos TA, Dahabreh IJ, Danko KJ, Moher D, Straus SE, Lavis J, Yu CH, Shojania K, Manns B, Tonelli M, Ramsay T, Edwards A, Sargious P, Paprica A, Hillmer M, Grimshaw JM. Seeing the forests and the trees—innovative approaches to exploring heterogeneity in systematic reviews of complex interventions to enhance health system decision-making: a protocol. Syst Rev.
2014 Aug 12;3(1):88. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25115289.

3. Perez R, Brehaut JC, Taljaard M, Stiell IG, Clement CM, Grimshaw J. Theory of planned behaviour can help understand processes underlying the use of two emergency medicine diagnostic imaging rules. Implement Sci. 2014 Aug 7;9(1):88. Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25099167.

4. Zwarenstein M, Shiller SK, Croxford R, Grimshaw JM, Kelsall D, Paterson JM, Laupacis A, Austin PC, Tu K, Yun L, Hux JE. Printed educational messages aimed at family practitioners fail to increase retinal screening among their patients with diabetes: a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN72772651]. Implement Sci. 2014 Aug 6;9(1):87. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25098587.

5. Grimshaw JM, Presseau J, Tetroe J, Eccles MP, Francis JJ, Godin G, Graham ID, Hux JE, Johnston M, Légaré F, Lemyre L, Robinson N, Zwarenstein M. Looking inside the black box: results of a theory-based process evaluation exploring the results of a randomized controlled trial of printed educational messages to increase primary care physicians' diabetic retinopathy referrals [Trial registration number ISRCTN72772651]. Implement Sci. 2014 Aug 6;9:86. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-9-86. PubMed PMID: 25098442.