Dawn Stacey Dawn Stacey, RN, PhD
Annette O'Connor Annette M. O'Connor, PhD, FCAHS, FRSC
Nick Bansback Nick Bansback, PhD
Rodney Breau Rodney Breau, MD, MSc
Jamie Brehaut Jamie Brehaut, PhD
Geoff Dervin Geoffrey Dervin, MD, FRCSC
Sandra Dunn Sandra Dunn, RN, PhD
The Knowledge Translation Specialist for the Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN Ontario). She earned her Doctorate Degree in Nursing at the University of Ottawa with a focus on knowledge translation and shared decision making. She has academic appointments as Adjunct Professor, at the University of Ottawa and Queen's University and she is a Clinical Investigator at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute. Dr. Dunn is collaborating on Dr. Greg Moore's research team to develop patient decision aids to support shared decision making for parents facing extremely preterm birth at the threshold of viability.
Ian Graham Ian Graham, PhD
Jeremy Grimshaw Jeremy Grimshaw, MBChB, PhD, FRCGP PhD
Janet Jull Janet Jull, OT, PhD
Dr. Janet Jull is an occupational therapist and an Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation and Health Leadership Program at the Queen's University School of Rehabilitation Therapy (Kingston, Ontario). She has been developing and evaluating shared decision making tools and approaches to support client-centred care in collaboration with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities. Janet holds Investigator Affiliation at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and is a member of the Integrated Knowledge Translation Research Network.
France Légaré France Légaré, MD, MSc, PhD, CCMF, FCMF
Luke Lavallée Luke Lavallée, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC
Margaret Lawson Margaret Lawson, MD, MSc, FRCP
Krystina Lewis Krystina B. Lewis, RN, MN, PhD, CCN(C)
Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Ottawa. She holds Canada Nurses' Association certification in Cardiovascular Nursing since 2010. She has worked clinically at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute since 2007 in various in-patient and outpatient cardiovascular settings. Her research interests include shared decision-making in the cardiovascular context, in particular the development, evaluation and implementation of decision support interventions for life supportive therapies.
Gregory Moore Gregory Moore, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Gregory Moore is an academic neonatologist practicing in 3 neonatal intensive care units at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario and The Ottawa Hospital. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa and a Clinical Investigator with the CHEO Research Institute and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. His research areas of academic interest are bioethics with a focus on working with families when their baby may be born at an extremely low gestational age and post-graduate medical education.
Peter Tugwell Peter Tugwell, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FRCP

Graduate Students / Post-doctoral Fellows
Laura Boland Laura Boland, MSc, SLP-C
Laura is trained as a Speech-Language Pathologist and has worked in a variety of clinical settings in Ontario and Nova Scotia. She also worked as a Research Associate for Family Decision Services at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Laura is currently a Population Health PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa. With Dawn Stacey as her supervisor, Laura's research is examining implementation of shared decision making in pediatric practice.
Simone Kienlin Simone Kienlin, RN, MSc, PhD-student
Simone is a PhD student at the Arctic University of North Norway supervised by Prof. Jürgen Kasper, Dr. Kari Nytrøen and Dr. Dawn Stacey. Her doctoral work is focused on the development and evaluation of a framework for training health professionals in shared decision making "Ready for SDM". She is an Advisor for Shared decision making at The South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, developing, evaluating and implementing Patient Decision Aids and other measures to facilitate SDM.
Claire Ludwig, RN, PhD(c)
Claire is a PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa supervised by Dr. Dawn Stacey. Her doctoral work is focused on engagement of patients who are frail and serious illness as part of research teams. Her other research interests examine how patients and nurses negotiate the process of triage and self-management in cancer symptom management. Claire is a senior health care leader involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of large-scale programs aimed at improving patient and caregiver outcomes.


Lissa Pacheco-Brousseau Lissa Pacheco-Brousseau
Lissa is a registered physiotherapist with the Ordre Professionnel de la Physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ). Currently, she is a PhD student in the Rehabilitation Sciences program at the University of Ottawa supervised by Dr. Stéphane Poitras and Dr. Dawn Stacey. Her doctoral work is focused on hip and knee joint replacement for osteoarthritis with a specific interest in patient involvement in decision making and the role of physiotherapists.
Logan Trenaman Logan Trenaman, PhD
Logan is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia under the supervision of Dr. Mark Harrison. Logan’s is supported by a CIHR Fellowship in Patient-Oriented Research that aims to improve the outcomes of high utilizers of health care services. This includes using routinely collected patient-reported surveys to predict individuals at-risk of preventable high-cost use and working with patients to identify supports that could improve their outcomes. He completed his PhD in 2018 under the supervision of Drs. Nick Bansback and Stirling Bryan at the University of British Columbia. His dissertation focused on the economic evaluation of interventions that support SDM in the context of advanced osteoarthritis.
Qian Zhang Qian Zhang, PhD-student
Qian is a PhD student at the University of Ottawa supervised by Dr. Dawn Stacey. Her research interests include the development and implementation of patient decisions and decision coaching in clinical practice.

Last modified: 2022-10-21.