Session: The David L. Sackett Lecture – 16:00 – Wednesday 8th July
Professor Sharon Straus – Director, Knowledge Translation Program at St Michaels
Sharon E. Straus is a geriatrician and clinical epidemiologist who trained at the University of Toronto and the University of Oxford. She is the Director of the Knowledge Translation Program and Physician-in-Chief, St. Michael’s Hospital and Professor in Department of Medicine, University of Toronto. She holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation and Quality of Care and has authored more than 450 peer-reviewed publications and 3 textbooks in evidence-based medicine, knowledge translation and mentorship. Since 2015, she has consistently been in the top 1% of highly cited clinical researchers as per Web of Science and has an H-index of 91. She holds more than $57 million in peer-reviewed research grants as a principal investigator. She has received national awards for mentorship, research and education.