Research Report

Achievements & Honours

Congratulations to Dr. Evelyn Vingilis who is receiving the Schulich Excellence in Education Awards for Graduate/Postgraduate – Distinguished Leader Award.

Grant Funding

Congratulations to Dr. Jane Thornton and colleagues on new grant funding from World Rugby to study retired elite female rugby players’ health!

Title: Hang up your cleats and hope for the best? A cross-sectional study investigating retired elite female rugby players’ health
Funding Agency: World Rugby
Principal Investigators: Dr. Jane Thornton
Co-Investigators: Prof. Paul Dorian, Dr. Margie Davenport, Prof. Kay Crossley, Prof. Karim Khan, Dr. Margo Mountjoy, and Prof. Vincent Gouttebarge
Duration: Jan – Dec 2022


Conference Presentations

Thornton, J. Female Athlete Health Across the Lifespan. Wits Sport & Health 2022 Congress, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. March 2022.

Patricios J, Thornton J, Drezner J, Patel D. Small steps, big shield. The protective effect of physical activity against Covid-19 (panel presentation). Wits Sport & Health 2022 Congress, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. March 2022.

Thornton, J. Designing patient resources on physical activity and health – a ‘how to’. Wits Sport & Health 2022 Congress, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. March 2022.


Recent Publications

 Au NH, Ratzki-Leewing A, Zou G, Ryan BL, Webster-Bogaert S, Reichert SM, Brown JB, Harris SB. Real-World Incidence and Risk Factors for Daytime and Nocturnal Non-Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Insulin and/or Secretagogues (InHypo-DM Study, Canada). Can J Diabetes. 2021 Sep 21:S1499-2671(21)00248-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2021.09.004. Epub ahead of print. 

Ben Charif A, Zomahoun HTV, Gogovor A, Abdoulaye Samri M, Massougbodji J, Wolfenden L, Ploeg J, Zwarenstein M, Milat AJ, Rheault N, Ousseine YM, Salerno J, Markle-Reid M, Légaré F. Tools for assessing the scalability of innovations in health: a systematic review. Health Res Policy Syst. 2022 Mar 24;20(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s12961-022-00830-5.

Brown JB, Reichert SM, Boeckxstaens P, Stewart M, Fortin M. Responding to vulnerable patients with multimorbidity: an interprofessional team approach. BMC Prim Care. 2022 Mar 30;23(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s12875-022-01670-6.

Brown JB, Westfall J, Harper D, Green LA. FROM NAPCRG: NAPCRG 50TH ANNIVERSARY - A YEAR-LONG CELEBRATION. Ann Fam Med. 2022 Mar-Apr;20(2):191-192. doi: 10.1370/afm.2804.

Fortin M, Stewart M, Almirall J, Beaupré P. Challenges in Multimorbidity Research: Lessons Learned From the Most Recent Randomized Controlled Trials in Primary Care. Front Med (Lausanne). 2022 Feb 24;9:815783. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2022.815783.

Lukewich J, Asghari S, Marshall EG, Mathews M, Swab M, Tranmer J, Bryant-Lukosius D, Martin-Misener R, Norful AA, Ryan D, Poitras ME. Effectiveness of registered nurses on system outcomes in primary care: a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Apr 4;22(1):440. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-07662-7.

Magwood O, Kassam A, Mavedatnia D, Mendonca O, Saad A, Hasan H, Madana M, Ranger D, Tan Y, Pottie K. Mental Health Screening Approaches for Resettling Refugees and Asylum Seekers: A Scoping Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Mar 16;19(6):3549. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19063549.

Mathews M, Ouédraogo AM, Lam M, Gozdyra P, Green M. A cross-sectional study of community-level physician retention and hospitalization in rural Ontario, Canada. J Rural Health. 2022 Mar 15. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12661. Epub ahead of print.

McKay M, Lavergne MR, Lea AP, Le M, Grudniewicz A, Blackie D, Goldsmith LJ, Marshall EG, Mathews M, McCracken R, McGrail K, Wong S, Rudoler D. Government policies targeting primary care physician practice from 1998-2018 in three Canadian provinces: A jurisdictional scan. Health Policy. 2022 Mar 17:S0168-8510(22)00063-X. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2022.03.006. Epub ahead of print.

Nasir ZH, Mertz D, Nieuwlaat R, Santesso N, Lotfi T, Motilall A, Moja L, Mbuagbaw L, Klugar M, Turgeon AF, Mathew JL, Canelo-Aybar C, Pottie K, Dewidar O, Langendam MW, Iorio A, Vist GE, Meerpohl JJ, Flottorp S, Kredo T, Piggott T, Mathews M, Qaseem A, Chu DK, Tugwell P, Klugarová J, Nelson H, Hussein H, Suvada J, Neumann I, Schünemann HJ; eCOVID-19 recommendations map Collaborators. An evaluation of the eCOVID19 Recommendation Map identified diverging Clinical and Public Health guidance. J Clin Epidemiol. 2022 Mar 23:S0895-4356(22)00069-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2022.03.008. Epub ahead of print.

Ratnayake A, Sayfi S, Veronis L, Torres S, Baek S, Pottie K. How Are Non-Medical Settlement Service Organizations Supporting Access to Healthcare and Mental Health Services for Immigrants: A Scoping Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Mar 18;19(6):3616. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19063616.

Sibbald SL, Misra V, daSilva M, Licskai C. A framework to support the progressive implementation of integrated team-based care for the management of COPD: a collective case study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Mar 30;22(1):420. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-07785-x.

Thornton JS, Grierson L, Vanstone M, Allice I, Mahmud M, Mountjoy M. A Win-Win for Sport and Exercise Medicine and Primary Care: A Qualitative Case Study of the Added Competence Model in Canada. Sports Med. 2022 Mar 16. doi: 10.1007/s40279-022-01663-6. Epub ahead of print.

Thornton JS, De Garie L, Campbell C. Moving forward together for maximum impact – research in sport and exercise medicine demands a team effort! British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2022;56:361-362