Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare

Family Medicine

Research in primary health care and family medicine focuses on diverse areas, including health care delivery systems and models, detection of elder abuse, detection and management of depression in seniors, and the needs and support of family caregivers.

InvestigatorsMartin Cole
                          Jeannie Haggerty
                          Laura Haiek
                          Jane McCusker
                          Alan Pavilanis
                          Ellen Rosenberg
                          Balbina Russillo
                          Mark Yaffe

(This list is not exhaustive)

Funded Projects


Comparing rates of trial of labour attempts, VBAC success, and fetal and maternal complications among family physicians and obstetricians/gynecologists

Principal Investigator: Balbina Russillo
Funding agency: St. Mary's Hospital Center
Inclusive years: 2005-2006 

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Improving seniors' awareness of elder abuse through the self-administration of the Elder Abuse Suspition Index

Principal Investigator: Mark Yaffe
Funding agency: New Horizons for Seniors Program (HRSDC)
Inclusive years: 2008-2009

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Incorporating consumer experiences into the planning and evaluation of collaborative care of depression in Canada

Principal Investigator: Jane McCusker
Funding agency: Canadian Institutes of Health Research 
Inclusive years: 2011-2012 

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