Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare

Alan Pavilanis

    Current academic and hospital titles
Associate Professor
     Family Medicine
     McGill University

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





Current research interests

Primary care
Family medicine
Applied health sciences
Health services delivery
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.