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Jeremy Grimshaw, MBCHB, PHD
613-737-8899x73810
jgrimshaw@ohri.ca

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

Research Administrative Assistant:
Veronique Perreault
Telephone: 613-737-8899
Extension: 73810
Email: vperreault@ohri.ca



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Ottawa researchers play key roles in global framework for responding to drug-resistant infections
June 16, 2022 - Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw, Kednapa Thavorn and Patrick Fafard are playing important roles in a York University-led project awarded $2.5 million from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada to pursue research into a global ...
Canadian researchers awarded international prize for COVID-19 Evidence Network
March 3, 2022 - Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw and Dr. John Lavis recently accepted the international REWARD prize from Cochrane on behalf of the COVID-19 Evidence Network (COVID-END) for their efforts to get reliable and timely COVID-19 evidence summaries to decision ...
228 clinical practices used inappropriately in Canada
February 28, 2022 - A study led by Dr. Janet Squires identified 228 clinical practices in Canada that are used inappropriately, with underuse being more common than overuse.
Scientists call for "living evidence reviews" to combat COVID confusion
December 15, 2021 - Policy missteps will continue to overshadow the global response to Covid because policymakers are overwhelmed with rapidly shifting research evidence, according to scientists writing in the peer-reviewed journal Nature.
Five scientists at The Ottawa Hospital ranked among world’s top researchers
November 26, 2021 - Five scientists at The Ottawa Hospital have made it onto the prestigious list of Highly Cited ResearchersTM for 2021, with multiple papers that rank in the top one percent in their fields. Their research has been used and built upon by tens of ...
Ottawa researchers lead $9-million COVID Variant Rapid-Response Network
April 28, 2021 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are playing an important role in a University of Ottawa-led project which has been awarded $9 million by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to create a national network for better researching and ...
Government of Canada invests $1M in a COVID-19 evidence network to support decision-making
January 12, 2021 - To ensure decision-makers have access to the best COVID-19 science in a timely manner, the Government of Canada is investing $1M in the COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END)
Jeremy Grimshaw, David Moher and Peter Tugwell ranked among world’s top researchers
November 24, 2020 - Three senior scientists at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with uOttawa, have been ranked among the top researchers in the world for 2020.
COVID-19 Evidence Network to support decision-making
May 11, 2020 - To help leaders around the world respond to unprecedented challenges related to COVID-19, Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw and John Lavis are co-leading The COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END). Partners in the network include ...
COVID-19 research moving at ‘lightning speed’, thanks to generous community support
May 8, 2020 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are working around the clock to advance more than 50 potentially life-saving research projects to support the world-wide effort to find better ways to treat and prevent COVID-19. Now, nine of these projects have ...
Jeremy Grimshaw, David Moher and Peter Tugwell ranked among world’s top researchers
December 18, 2019 - Three senior scientists at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with uOttawa, have been ranked among the top researchers in the world for 2019.
Dr. Susan Rogers Van Katwyk honoured for research on how countries fight antimicrobial resistance
October 22, 2019 - Recent PhD graduate, Dr. Susan Rogers Van Katwyk will receive an honourable mention for the Worton Researcher in Training Award for her impressive research on strategies to fight antimicrobial resistance.
Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw elected into Royal Society of Canada
September 10, 2019 - Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a group called upon to make significant and substantial contributions of knowledge, understanding, and insight through engagement with the larger society.
How can governments fight antimicrobial resistance?
July 8, 2019 - The development of antibiotics is one of the greatest advances in the history of medicine, but the rise of resistant microbes threatens to bring society back to the dark ages. While governments around the world scramble to develop policies to ...
Helping evidence-based public health guidelines work in the real world
April 3, 2019 - Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw played an important role in an international exercise to strengthen how the World Health Organization develops guidelines to improve public health.
Clinicians at The Ottawa Hospital launch 14 innovative projects to improve health-care delivery, thanks to funding from TOHAMO and The Ottawa Hospital’s Research Institute
March 22, 2019 - The Ottawa Hospital Academic Medical Organization (TOHAMO) has awarded $1.169 million in Innovation Grants to 14 teams, with supporting funds provided by the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Can behavioural science help reduce unnecessary medical tests?
March 11, 2019 - Up to one in three medical tests and treatments in Canada are not needed, and can expose patients to harm, stress, and longer wait times.
Jeremy Grimshaw and David Moher ranked among world’s top researchers
March 8, 2019 - Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw and David Moher have once again been ranked among the world’s top scientists. According to Clarivate Analytics, they are both among the most highly cited scientists in the world in the field of Social Sciences, with tens of ...
Trio of BMJ papers to impact how clinical research is performed
January 9, 2019 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa played important roles in three papers recently published in The BMJ (British Medical Journal) that are expected to impact how clinical research is conducted around the world. The ...
Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw honoured with CIHR Barer-Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy Research
November 20, 2018 - Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw has been honoured with a pre-eminent career achievement award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The CIHR 2018 Barer-Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy Research recognizes Dr. Grimshaw as an ...
Chance encounter on a train led to an award-winning career in research
October 22, 2018 - A job on the Rocky Mountaineer train took Dr. Kristin Danko to places that weren’t on the route between Vancouver and Calgary. One stop was a research lab at The Ottawa Hospital. Now she is the recipient of the Worton Researcher in Training Award ...
$5.5 million to help save lives when the heart stops and standardize care for rapid heartbeat
March 9, 2018 - Two national projects led by Ottawa emergency medicine researchers received a total of $5.5 million from the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and matching funders. Dr. Christian Vaillancourt’s team* aims to help 9-1-1 communication offi
Finding better ways to bring health research to life: World-leading Centre for Implementation Research opens at The Ottawa Hospital
January 18, 2018 - Researchers regularly make discoveries that have the potential to improve patient care and quality of life. However, getting those findings adopted by health-care systems can be a challenge. Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are already world l
Three Ottawa researchers among “world’s most influential scientific minds”
December 13, 2017 - Drs. Mark Freedman, Jeremy Grimshaw and David Moher were recently ranked among the world’s top 3,300 “most influential scientific minds”. This puts them in the top 0.05 percent of the estimated 7.8 million full-time researchers worldwide. The list,
Researchers tap into human behaviour to improve patient safety
February 2, 2017 - The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) announced a new partnership with Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw and his colleagues at The Ottawa Hospital’s Centre for Implementation Research. They will apply their knowledge of implementation and behavioural ...
$2.1M grant to help find better ways to bring research results to life
March 16, 2016 - Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw and his team were awarded a $2.1M Foundation grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to develop better strategies for applying research findings to health care, a process called knowledge translation or KT. His t
Drs. Grimshaw and Moher among “world’s most influential scientific minds”
February 17, 2016 - Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw and David Moher recently made a list of the world’s top 3,000 researchers. This puts them in the top 0.03 percent, as it is estimated that there are more than 9 million researchers worldwide. The list of the “world’s most influ
Ottawa researchers call for better tools to combine health data
December 9, 2015 - Health data has never been more plentiful, from the millions of research studies published every year, to data from personal genome sequencing, electronic health records and wearable devices. Yet sifting through this information to make evidence-base
Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw elected co-chair of the Campbell Collaboration
September 30, 2015 - Dr.Jeremy Grimshaw has been elected co-chair of the Campbell Collaboration, an international research network that produces systematic reviews on the effects of social interventions in crime and justice, education, international development and ...
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $28M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 22 research projects
July 28, 2015 - Twenty-two teams at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded more than $28 million in research grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health for
Save Cochrane Canada, a pioneer in evidence-based medicine, based at The Ottawa Hospital
June 30, 2015 - Cochrane Canada, based at The Ottawa Hospital and led by Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw, is set to close when it’s funding runs out in September 2015. Its primary funder, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has not renewed its support. ...
Promising intermediate results in CIHR’s Foundation grant competition
June 10, 2015 - Eight scientists from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute have moved on to the third and final phase of the Foundation grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), representing a success rate of 26% (over the first two
Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw honoured as a Fellow by Scotland's national academy
March 11, 2015 - Dr. Jeremy GrimshawJeremy Grimshaw has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), along with an elite group of "outstanding scientists, celebrated writers and eminent academics." He became a Corresponding Fellow, which is an honour
Simple stroke care improvements can dramatically reduce disability and death
November 26, 2014 - Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw is part of an international team that recently received a prestigious award for developing an evidence-based training program that reduced disability and death from stroke by a “remarkable” 16% and reduced hospital stays by two