Jeremy Grimshaw, David Moher and Peter Tugwell ranked among world’s top researchers

December 18, 2019

Drs. David Moher, Peter Tugwell, and Jeremy GrimshawDrs. David Moher, Peter Tugwell Jeremy Grimshaw,and Three senior scientists at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with uOttawa, have been ranked among the top researchers in the world for 2019. According to the Web of Science Group, Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw, David Moher and Peter Tugwell all have multiple papers that rank in the top one percent for citations in the field of Social Sciences, and Dr. Moher is ranked similarly in Clinical Medicine as well. Tens of thousands of other researchers have used and built upon their work to improve care for conditions ranging from cancer to stroke to arthritis.

  • Dr. Grimshaw leads The Ottawa Hospital’s Centre for Implementation Research and is a world-renowned expert in systematic reviews, knowledge translation and implementation science.
  • Dr. Moher leads The Ottawa Hospital’s Centre for Journalology and is a world-leader in research methods, reporting, systematic reviews and meta-science.
  • Dr. Peter Tugwell leads the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Health Equity and is also known around the world for his research in health equity and knowledge translation.

A total of 6,000 researchers made the Web of Science Highly Cited list this year, out of a total of nearly eight million around the world.

The Ottawa Hospital: Inspired by research. Driven by compassion 

The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s largest learning and research hospitals with over 1,100 beds, approximately 12,000 staff and an annual budget of over $1.2 billion. Our focus on research and learning helps us develop new and innovative ways to treat patients and improve care. As a multi-campus hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, we deliver specialized care to the Eastern Ontario region, but our techniques and research discoveries are adopted around the world. We engage the community at all levels to support our vision for better patient care. See for more information about research at The Ottawa Hospital.

University of Ottawa: —A crossroads of cultures and ideas

The University of Ottawa is home to over 50,000 students, faculty and staff, who live, work and study in both French and English. Our campus is a crossroads of cultures and ideas, where bold minds come together to inspire game-changing ideas. We are one of Canada’s top 10 research universities—our professors and researchers explore new approaches to today’s challenges. One of a handful of Canadian universities ranked among the top 200 in the world, we attract exceptional thinkers and welcome diverse perspectives from across the globe.

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