Jeremy Grimshaw

Co-Lead, Evidence Commission Secretariat
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. He co-founded the Centre for Implementation Research. He has been awarded the CIHR Knowledge Translation award twice and the 2018 CIHR Barer-Flood career achievement award for health services and policy research. He has over 550 peer reviewed publications.

Other roles

  • Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, OHRI
  • Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Member, Centre for Implementation Research
  • President of the Board, Campbell Collaboration
  • Co-Lead, COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END)
  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
  • Corresponding Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • Co-lead, Evidence Commission Secretariat

Activities and outputs

Contact information

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Rd., Box 711
Ottawa, ON  K1H 8L6