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Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare

Alan Pavilanis

    Current academic and hospital titles
    
   
Associate Professor
     Family Medicine
     McGill University

     Chief
     Department of Family Medicine
     St. Mary's Hospital Centre, Montreal
    
     Director
     Family Medicine Centre,
     St. Mary's Hospital Centre

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Current research interests

Primary care
Family medicine
Applied health sciences
Health services delivery
Education
Health promotion
Adolescent medicine
Eating disorders

Current research grants and collaborations

Collaborator: "Daytime functioning and sleep disorders in older adults: predicting sleep apnea in a prospective primary care study".
Funded by: CIHR, 2010-2015
 
Co-Investigator: "Pilot study of 3 methods of screening for diabetic retinopathy".
Funded by: CARE, 2010 - 2011
 
Co-Investigator: "Intervention to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates".
Funded by: CIHR, 2008-2009
 
Representative recent publications

Sewitch MJ, Fournier C, Dawes M, Yaffe M, Snell L, Roper M, Zanelli P, Pavilanis A. Do Physician Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening Differ by Patient Age? Can J Gastroenterol. 21(7):435-8, 2007.
 
Sewitch MJ, Burtin P, Dawes M, Yaffe MJ, Snell L, Roper M, Zanelli P, Pavilanis A. Colorectal Cancer Screening: Physicians’ Knowledge of Risk Assessment and Guidelines, Practice and Description of Barriers and Facilitators. Can. J. Gastroenterology. 20:713-718, 2006.