Danielle M Nash, MSc, PhD

Nash_160x180.jpg Adjunct Research Professor
E-mail: danielle.nash@lhsc.on.ca


  • Senior Epidemiologist, ICES Kidney, Dialysis and Transplantation
  • Research Associate, London Health Sciences Centre
  • Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Research Clusters

Research Interests

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Quality of care
  • Indigenous health
  • Health services research
  • Learning health systems
  • Administrative data
  • Qualitative research


  • Post-Doctorate, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University (2023)
  • PhD, Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University (2018)
  • MSc, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University (2011)
  • BSc, Honours Specialization in Physiology and Psychology, Western University (2009)

Short Bio

Dr. Danielle M Nash is a Senior Epidemiologist for the Kidney, Dialysis and Transplantation Program at ICES. She recently completed a CIHR-funded Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Family Medicine at Western University focused on learning health systems in primary care. She completed her Masters of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University. Dr. Nash’s research interests include learning health systems and improving the quality of care for patients, particularly for people with chronic kidney disease.


  1. Nash DM, Thorpe C, Brown JB, Kueper JK, Rayner J, Lizotte DJ, Terry AL, Zwarenstein M. Perceptions of Artificial Intelligence Use in Primary Care: A Qualitative Study with Providers and Staff of Ontario Community Health Centres. J Am Board Fam Med. 2023 [in press].
  2. Nash DM, Rayner J, Bhatti S, Zagar L, Zwarenstein M. The Alliance for Healthier Communities' journey to a learning health system in primary care. Learn Health Syst. 2022 May 28.
  3. Nash DM, Brown JB, Thorpe C, Rayner J, Zwarenstein M. The Alliance for Healthier Communities as a Learning Health System for primary care: A qualitative analysis in Ontario, Canada. J Eval Clin Pract. 2022 Apr 30.
  4. Nash DM, Bhimani Z, Rayner J, Zwarenstein M. Learning health systems in primary care: a systematic scoping review. BMC Fam Pract. 2021 Jun 23;22(1):126.
  5. Parikh RV*, Nash DM*, Brimble KS, Markle-Reid M, Tan TC, McArthur E, Khoshniat-Rad F, Sood MM, Zheng S, Pravoverov L, Nesrallah GE, Garg AX, Go AS. Kidney Function and Potassium Monitoring After Initiation of Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Blockade Therapy and Outcomes in 2 North American Populations. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 Sep;13(9):e006415.
    *Shared first author
  6. Nash DM, Dirk JS, McArthur E, Green ME, Shah BR, Walker JD, Beaucage M, Jones CR, Garg AX. Kidney disease and care among First Nations people with diabetes in Ontario: a population-based cohort study. CMAJ Open. 2019 Dec 10;7(4):E706-E712.
  7. Nash DM, Markle-Reid M, Brimble KS, McArthur E, Roshanov PS, Fink JC, Weir MA, Garg AX. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of acute kidney injury and hyperkalemia in older adults: a population-based study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2019 Jul 1;34(7):1145-1154.
  8. Nash DM, Garg AX, Brimble KS, Markle-Reid M. Primary care provider perceptions of enablers and barriers to following guideline-recommended laboratory tests to confirm chronic kidney disease: a qualitative descriptive study. BMC Fam Pract.2018 Dec 10;19(1):192.
  9. Nash DM, Brimble S, Markle-Reid M, McArthur E, Tu K, Nesrallah G, Grill A, Garg AX. Quality of Care for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in the Primary Care Setting: a retrospective cohort study from Ontario, Canada. CJKHD. 2017 May 23.
  10. Nash DM, Przech S, Wald R, O’Reilly D. Systematic review and meta-analysis of renal replacement therapy modalities for acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit. J Crit Care. 2017 May 9;41:138-144.
  11. Nash DM, Ivers N, Young J, Jaakkimainen RL, Garg AX, Tu K. Improving Care for Patients with or at Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease using Electronic Medical Record Interventions: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trial Protocol. CJKHD. 2017 April 5.
  12. Hayward JS, McArthur E, Nash DM, Sontrop J, Russell S, Khan S, Walker J, Nesrallah G, Sood MM, Garg AX. Kidney disease among Registered Métis citizens of Ontario: a population-based cohort study. CJKHD. 2017 Apr 11;4:2054358117703071.