Knowledge Translation in Canada - Today and Tomorrow

About the Webcast

Dr. Sharon Straus, director of the Knowledge Translation Program of St. Michael’s Hospital and of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Toronto, discusses the current status of KT activities in Canada, with a focus on the KT Canada Network and the KT program at St. Michael’s, and describes innovative KT ideas that are under development.

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About the Presenter

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Sharon E. Straus, MD, FRCPC, MS, is a geriatrician and clinical epidemiologist who trained at the University of Toronto and the University of Oxford. She is the Director of the Knowledge Translation Program and Deputy Physician-in-Chief, St. Michael’s Hospital; Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto; Vice Chair, and Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto. She holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation and Quality of Care and has authored more than 400 publications and 3 textbooks in evidence-based medicine, knowledge translation and mentorship. She is in the top 1% of highly cited clinical researchers as per Web of Science. She holds more than $57 million in peer reviewed research grants as a principal investigator. She has received national awards for mentorship, research and education.