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Jeff Perry, MD, MSc, CCFP-EM
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Jeff Perry

Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Professor and Vice-Chair Research/Scholarship, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Ottawa
Research Chair in Emergency Neurological Research
University of Ottawa
Emergency Physician
The Ottawa Hospital

Research Interests

Clinical Decision Rules
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Emergency Medicine
Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Transient Ischemic Attack

Brief Biography

Dr. Perry is Associate Professor with the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, and a Senior Scientist with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He completed the family medicine residency program at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and emergency medicine residency at the University of Manitoba and subsequently completed the Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship at the University of Ottawa, and obtained a Master of Science in Epidemiology in 2002. He holds a Research Chair in Emergency Neurological Research from the University of Ottawa. He previously held a Canadian Institutes for Health Research New Investigator Award and an Ontario Ministry of Health Career Scientist Award.

He is a peer reviewer for several granting agencies and journals. Dr. Perry supervises masters students in the Department of Epidemiology. Dr. Perry's research program is now very well-established and has published a large and growing number of peer-reviewed publications. His major research studies have been in the area of neurological emergencies. He has lead several large multicentre prospective clinical decision rule studies to improve care for patients with headache, subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), elderly patients with minor injuries at risk for subsequent functional decline and transient ischemic attack (TIA).

Selected Publications

Perry JJ, Sharma M, Sivilotti MLA, Sutherland J, Worster A, Emond M, Stotts G, Jin AY, Oczkowski WJ, Sahlas DJ, Murray HE, MacKey A, Verreault S, Wells GA, Stiell IG. A Prospective Cohort Study of Patients With Transient Ischemic Attack to Identify High-Risk Clinical Characteristics. Stroke. 2014 Jan45(1):92-100.

Perry JJ, Stiell IG, Sivilotti MLA, Bullard MJ, Hohl CM, Sutherland J, Emond M, Worster, Lee JS, Mackey D, Pauls M, Lesiuk H, Symington C, Wells GA. Clinical Decision Rules to Rule Out Subarachnoid Hemorrhage for Acute Headache. JAMA. 2013310(12):1248-1255.

Perry JJ, Stiell IG, Sivilotti MLA, Bullard MJ, Emond M, Symington C, Sutherland J, Worster A, Hohl C, Lee JS, Eisenhauer M, Mortensen M, Mackey D, Pauls M, Lesiuk H, Wells GA. Sensitivity of Computed Tomography Performed Within Six Hours of Onset of Headache for Diagnosis of Subarachnoid Haemorrhage: Prospective Cohort Study BMJ 2011 Jul 18;343:d4277.

Perry JJ, Stiell IG, Sivilotti MLA, Bullard MJ, Lee JS, Eisenhauer M, Symington C, Mortensen M, Sutherland J, Lesiuk H, Wells GA. High Risk Clinical Characteristics for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Acute Headache Patients BMJ 2010 Oct 28;341:c5204. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c5204.

Hickey M, Gatien M, Taljaard M, Aujnarain A, Giulivi A, Perry JJ. Outcomes of Urgent Warfarin Reversal Using Fresh Frozen Plasma versus Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in the Emergency Department. Circulation. 2013;128:360-364.

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest

Research and clinical approaches