Dr Jeremy Grimshaw received a MBChB (MD equivalent) from the University of Edinburgh, UK. He trained as a family physician prior to undertaking a PhD in health services research at the University of Aberdeen. He moved to Canada in 2002. His research focuses on the evaluation of interventions to disseminate and implement evidence-based practice. He was the lead investigator on AFROIMPLEMENT and EU funded project that brought together European and African researchers interested to develop implementation research in sub Saharan African settings.
Dr. Grimshaw is: the Director, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake; and a Full Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa. He is the current co-Chair of The Cochrane Collaboration and Director of the Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre; He is the Principal Investigator of Knowledge Translation Canada (KT CANADA), an CIHR funded interdisciplinary network of nationally and internationally leading KT researchers in six Canadian academic health science centres.