Sharon Elizabeth Straus

Geriatric Medicine
CONTACT INFO
Tel: 416-864-6060 x3068
Fax: 416-368-5802
Email: sharon.straus@utoronto.ca
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
HOSPITAL:
St. Michael's Hospital
ACADEMIC POSITION DESCRIPTION
Clinician Scientist 
RANK
Professor

Dr. Sharon Straus is a full professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation and Quality of Care and more than $30 million in peer reviewed research grants as a principle investigator.

She has >300 publications, and has supervised >25 graduate students from different disciplines including clinical epidemiology, health informatics and human factors engineering. She is co-PI of KT Canada, a CIHR and CFI funded national, Clinical Research Initiative, PI of KT Canada’s CIHR-funded Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research and PI of a network meta-analysis team grant for the Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network. She is Physician-in-Chief of the Department of Medicine and director of the KT Program at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital.

She has authored three books: Evidence-based medicine: How to practice and teach it is in its fourth edition and has been published in nine languages; Knowledge Translation in Health Care is now in its second edition; and the first edition of Mentorship in Academic Medicine.