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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, Methodological & Implementation Research
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Full Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Ottawa
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake, (2002-2022)
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 held a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake (2002-2022). 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 received the 2018 CIHR Barer-Flood career achievement award for Health Services and Policy Research. He has over 717 peer reviewed publications. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he was co-lead of COVID-END. He is the co-lead of the Global Commission on Evidence to Address Societal Challenges.

Selected Publications

de Launay D, Paquet M, Kirkham AM, Graham ID, Fergusson DA, Nagpal SK, Shorr R, Grimshaw JM, Roberts DJ. (2024) Evidence for clinician underprescription of and patient non-adherence to guideline-recommended cardiovascular medications among adults with peripheral artery disease: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 14(3):e076795

Fontaine G, Smith M, Langmuir T, Mekki K, Ghazal H, Noad EE, Buchan J, Dubey V, Patey AM, McCleary N, Gibson E, Wilson M, Alghamyan A, Zmytrovych K, Thompson K, Crawshaw J, Grimshaw JM, Arnason T, Brehaut J, Michie S, Brouwers M, Presseau J. (2024) One size doesn't fit all: methodological reflections in conducting community-based behavioural science research to tailor COVID-19 vaccination initiatives for public health priority populations. BMC Public Health. 24(1):784

Filiatreault S, Kreindler SA, Grimshaw JM, Chochinov A, Doupe MB. (2024) Developing a set of emergency department performance measures to evaluate delirium care quality for older adults: a modified e-Delphi study. BMC Emerg Med. 24(1):28

Shuldiner J, Lam E, Shah N, Grimshaw JM, Desveaux L, Heisey R, Taccone MS, Taljaard M, Thavorn K, Hodgson D, Gupta S, Lofters A, Ivers N, Nathan PC. (2024) Protocol for the ONLOOP trial: pragmatic randomized trial evaluating a province-wide system of personalized reminders for evidence-based surveillance tests in adult survivors of childhood cancer in Ontario. Implement Sci. 19(1):19

McCleary N, Brehaut J, Grimshaw JM, McCudden C. (2024) Data-driven laboratory stewardship: an implementation science perspective. J Lab Precis Med.  9:8

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest

Research and clinical approaches