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Gayathri Naganathan, Kerry Kuluski, Ashlinder Gill, Liisa Jaakkimainen, Ross Upshur, and Walter P. Wodchis Perceived value of support for older adults coping with multi-morbidity: patient, informal care-giver and family physician perspectives. Ageing and Society, Available on CJO 2015
doi:10.1017/S0144686X15000768 http://journals.cambridge.org/abstract_S0144686X15000768

Michelle L.A. Nelson, Linda Kelloway, Deirdre Dawson, J. Andrew McClure, Kaileah A. McKellar, Anita Menon, Sarah Munce, Kara Ronald, Robert Teasell, Michael Wasdell, Renee F. Lyons. Stroke rehabilitation and patients with multimorbidity: a scoping review protocol. Journal of Comorbidity 2015;5(1):1-10 http://jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/article/view/47

Gibson A, Kuluski K, Lyons RF. Complex health conditions and mental health training: How prepared is the front-line service provider? Healthcare Management Forum 2015, 28 (1): 16-23.


Kuluski K, Bensimon CM, Alvaro C, Schaink A, Lyons, RF Tobias R. Life Interrupted: A qualitative exploration of the impact of complex chronic disease on the daily lives of patients receiving complex continuing care. Illness, Crisis & Loss 2014, 22(2): 127-144.

Steele Gray C, Miller D, Kuluski K, Cott, C.  Tying eHealth Tools to Patient-Needs: Exploring the Use of eHealth for Community-Dwelling Patients with Complex Chronic Disease and Disability. JMIR Res Protoc 2014, 3 (4): Oct-Dec  http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/resprot.3500

(October 2014). Ethical issues related to study design for trials on therapeutics for Ebola virus disease: WHO Ethics Working Group Meeting, 20-21 October, Summary of Discussion. WHO reference number: WHO/HIS/KER/GHE/14.2.

Gardner, P., Muller, M., Prior, B., So, K., Tooze, J., Eum, L., & Kuchur, O. (November, 2014). Wheelchair Cleaning and Disinfection in Canadian Healthcare Facilities: "That's Wheelie Gross!" American Journal of Infection Control. Vol 42, Issue 11.

Miller D, Steele Gray CA, Kuluski K, Cott C. (October 2014). Patient-Centred Care and Patient Reported Measures: Let's Look Before We Leap. Patient Centred Outcomes Research. 2014 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25354873.

Benatar S, Upshur R. (October 2014). Virtues and values in medicine revisited: individual and global health. Clinical Medicine. 2014 Oct;14(5):495-9. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.14-5-495. PMID: 25301909.

Upshur RE. (October 2014). Ebola Virus in West Africa: Waiting for the Owl of Minerva. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 2014 Oct 8. doi: 10.1007/s11673-014-9580-x. PMID: 25294651.

Steele Gray C, Berta W., Deber R., Lum J. (September 2014). Home and Community-care Sector Accountability. Healthcare Policy, 10(SP) September 2014: 56 66.doi:10.12927/hcpol.2014.23918.

Upshur RE. (September 2014). We need both evidence and values to navigate uncertainty. Commentary. Hastings Center Report. 2014 Sep;44(5):4. doi:10.1002/hast.347. PMID: 25231652

Gershon AS, Campitelli MA, Croxford R, Stanbrook MB, To T, Upshur R, Stephenson AL, Stukel TA. (September 2014). Combination long-acting β-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids compared with long-acting β-agonists alone in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). 2014 Sep 17;312(11):1114-21. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.11432. PMID: 25226477.

Willison DJ, Ondrusek N, Dawson A, Emerson C, Ferris LE, Saginur R, Sampson H, Upshur R. (August 2014). What makes public health studies ethical? Dissolving the boundary between research and practice. BMC Medical Ethics 2014, 15:61. doi:10.1186/1472-6939-15-61. PMID: 25104180.

Fuller J, Flores LJ, Upshur RE, Goldenberg MJ. (July 2014). Renaissance or reformation for evidence based medicine? BMJ. 2014 Jul 30;349:g4902. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g4902. PMID: 25078722.

Guta A, Strike C, Flicker S, J Murray S, Upshur R, Myers T. (July 2014). Governing through community-based research: Lessons from the Canadian HIV research sector. Social Science and Medicine. 2014 Jul 12. pii: S0277-9536(14)00457-2. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.07.028. (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 25074512.

Cellarius V, Upshur R. Teleological care and the last years of life. (July 2014). Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2014 Jul 12. doi: 10.1111/jep.12211. (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 25040050.

Upshur RE. Conventions or foundations? A response to Miles Little's ex nihilo nihil fit? Medicine rests on solid foundations. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2014 Jul 10.doi: 10.1111/jep.12208. (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 25039939.

Alvaro, C. & Kostovski, D. (June 16, 2014). Design and evaluation. The path to better outcomes. A preliminary report on the Bridgepoint Active Healthcare pre- and post occupancy evaluation. Report prepared for the Health Capital Investment Branch, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto, Canada.

Atkinson, C. Alvaro, C.,contributor. (June 16, 2014). Architectural Comparative Analysis Report for the POE of Bridgepoint Active Healthcare. Report prepared for the Health Capital Investment Branch, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto, Canada.

Gill A, Kuluski K, Jaakimainen AL, Naganathan G, Upshur R, Wodchis WP. (May 2014) "Where do we go from here?" Health System Frustrations Expressed by Patients with Multi-morbidity, their Caregivers and Family Physicians. Healthcare Policy. 2014 May;9(4):73-89. PMID: 24973485.

Kirk, S.F.L., Price, S.L., Penney, T.L., Rehman, L., Lyons, R.F., Piccinini-Vallis, T., Vallis, T.M., Curran, J., Aston, M. (2014). Blame Shame and Lack of Support: A Multilevel Study on Obesity Management. Qualitative Health Research. 24(6) 790-800. DOI: 10.1177/1049732314529667.

Baranek, P., Campbell, JA., Kuluski, K., Longo, C., Morton-Change, F., Spalding, K., Steele Gray, C., Teplitsky, F., Romy, JT., Watkins, J., Wojtak, A & Deber, R (2014). Long-Term Care Reform in Ontario: "The Long Delivery" In Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management, 2nd Ed. University of Toronto Press: Toronto, Ontario.

Baranek, P., Campbell, JA., Kuluski, K., Longo, C., Morton-Change, F., Spalding, K., Steele Gray, C., Teplitsky, F., Romy, JT., Watkins, J., Wojtak, A & Deber, R (2014). Long-Term Care Reform in Ontario: "The Long Delivery" (teaching notes) (p. 159-166). In Case Studies in Canada Health Policy Management, 2nd Ed. University of Toronto Press: Toronto, Ontario.

Nelson, M. Torchia, M., Mactavish, J, & Grymonpre, R. (2014). "Working the System": The experience of being a primary care patient. Patient Experience Journal. 1(1):37-42. Available at: http://pxjournal.org/journal/vol1/iss1/6.

Joanette Y, Gutman G, McElhaney J, Upshur R, Muscedere J. (2014) Exploring the Many Facets of Research in Late-Life Issues. Canadian Journal of Aging. 2014 Jun 9:1-6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24911612.

Joanette Y, Gutman G, McElhaney J, Upshur R, Muscedere J. (2014). Les différentes facettes de la recherche sur les dernières années de vie. Canadian Journal of Aging. 2014 Jun 13:1-6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24924146.

Tsoi CS, Chow JY, Choi KS, Li HW, Nie JX, Tracy CS, Wang L, Upshur RE. (2014). Medical characteristics of the oldest old: retrospective chart review of patients aged 85+ in an academic primary care centre. BMC Research Notes. 2014 Jun 5;7(1):340. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24897943.

Zachariah R, Reid T, Van den Bergh R, Kumar AM, Tayler-Smith K, Khogali M, Hinderaker SG, Upshur R, Harries AD. (2014). RE: Applying the ICMJE authorship criteria to operational research in low-income countries: the need to engage programme managers and policy makers by Zachariah et al. (2013) TMIH 18, pp. 1025-1028. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2014 Jan;19(1):129-30. PubMed PMID: 24851261.

Premji K, Upshur R, Légaré F, Pottie K. L'avenir de la médecine familiale: Le rôle des soins centrés sur le patient et de la médecine fondée sur des données probantes. (2014) Canadian Family Physician. 2014 May;60(5):421-424. French. PubMed PMID: 24828998; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4020638.

Premji K, Upshur R, Légaré F, Pottie K. (2014). Future of family medicine: Role of patient-centred care and evidence-based medicine. Canadian Family Physician. 2014 May;60(5):409-12. PubMed PMID: 24828995; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4020635.

Upshur RE. Do clinical guidelines still make sense? No. (2014) The Annals of Family Medicine. May-Jun;12(3):202-3. doi: 10.1370/afm.1654. PubMed PMID: 24821890; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4018367.

Upshur, R., Kuluski, K., and Tracy, S. Rethinking health outcomes in the era of multiple concurrent chronic conditions. HealthyDebate. February 12, 2014. Retrieved from http://healthydebate.ca/opinions/rethinking-health-outcomes-in-the-era-of-multipleconcurrent-chronic-conditions.

Steele Gray, C.A., Berta, W., Deber, R., and Lum, J. (2014) Seeking accountability: Multi-service accountability agreements(MSAAs) in Ontario's community support sector. Health Reform Observer - Observatoire des Réformes de Santé: Vol. 2: Iss. 1,Article 2. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13162/hro-ors.02.01.02.

Kuluski, K, Dow, C., Locock, L., Lyons, R. F., Lasserson, D. (2014). Life interrupted and life regained? Coping with stroke at a young age. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 9: 22252. doi:10.3402/qhw.v9.22252.


Dorfman, R., Khayat, Z., Sieminowski, T., Golden, B., & Lyons, R. (2013) Application of personalized medicine to chronic disease: A feasibility assessment. Clinical and Translational Medicine 2013, 2:16 (18 December 2013).

Ivers, NM., Tu, K, Young J, Francis J, Barnsley J, Shah BR, Upshur RE, Moineddin R, Grimshaw JM and Zwarenstein M. (2013)Feedback GAP: pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial of Goal setting and Action Plans to increase the effectiveness of audit and feedback interventions in primary care. Implementation Science. 2013 Dec 17;8:142.

Fix J, Odell J, Sina B, Meslin EM, Goodman K, and Upshur, R. A bibliometrics analysis of an international research ethics trainee program. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2013 Dec;8(5):75-81.

Brown AD, Upshur R, Sullivan TJ. (2013) Public Health and Primary Care. Competition or Collaboration? HealthCarePapers 13:4-8.

Pimlott N, Upshur RE. (2014). From clinical observation to clinical discovery: The challenge for family medicine research. Canadian

Family Physician. 2014 Jan;60(1):14-6.Fuller J, Upshur RE, Goldenberg M. Letter. Doctors must be trained to assess credibility.

CMAJ. 2014 Jan 7;186(1):64.Gardner, P. (2013). The role of social engagement and identity in community mobility among older adults aging in place. Disability and Rehabilitation. DOI 10.3109/09638288.2013.837970.

Alvaro, C., & Atkinson, C. (2013). Design for health and psychosocial well-being: Assessing the impact of healthcare facility design on the lives of people living with complex conditions. World Health Design. 6 (3), 60-67.

Jeffs, L.P., Lyons, R.F., Merkley, J., Bell, C. (2013) Clinicians' views on improving inter organizational care transitions. BMC Health Services Research. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13289.

Jeffs L, Law MP, Strauss S, Cardoso R, Lyons RF, Bell C. (2013) Defining quality outcomes for complex-care patients transitioning across the continuum using a structured panel process. BMJ Quality and Safety. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2012-001473.

Grymonpre, RE, van Ineveld, K, Nelson, M. (2013) Interprofessional clinical placements as a recruitment strategy in geriatrics: Survey of students' perceptions. Health Care Quarterly. 16(3), 53-56. doi:10.12927/hcq.2013.23500.

Kuluski K, Gill A, Naganathan G, Upshur R, Jaakkimainen L & Wodchis, WP. (2013) A Qualitative Descriptive Study on the Alignment of Care Goals between Older Persons with Multi-Morbidities, their Family Physicians and Informal Caregivers. BMC Family Practice. 14, 133-143.

Kuluski K, Hoang S, Schaink AK, Alvaro C, Lyons R, Tobias R., Bensimon, CM. (2013) The Care Delivery Experience of Hospitalized Patients with Complex Chronic Disease. Health Expectations. doi: 10.1111/hex.12085.

Upshur R and Tracy CS. (2013). Is evidence-based medicine overrated in family medicine?: Yes. Canadian Family Physician. 59:1160-1161.

Upshur R and Tracy CS. (2013). Rebuttal: Is evidence-based medicine overrated in family medicine?: Yes. Canadian Family Physician. 59: e475.

Silva DS, Smith MJ, Upshur RE. (2013). Disadvantaging the disadvantaged: when public health policies and practices negatively affect marginalized populations. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 12;104(5):e410-2.

Chow JY, Nie JX, Tracy CS, Wang L, Upshur RE. (2013). Comorbidity in very old adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 61(6):1028-9.

Benatar S, Upshur R. (2013). Virtue in medicine reconsidered: individual health and global health. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 56(1):126-47.

Lavery JV, Green SK, Bandewar SV, Bhan A, Daar A, Emerson CI, Masum H, Randazzo FM, Singh JA, Upshur RE, Singer PA. 2013. Addressing ethical, social, and cultural issues in global health research. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8;7(8):e2227.


Gardner, P., Katagiri, K., Parsons, J., Lee, J., Thevannoor, R.. (2012). "Not for the fainthearted": Engaging in cross-national comparative research. Journal of Aging Studies (2012), doi:10.1016/j.jaging.2012.02.004

Gardner, P., Netherland, J., Kamber, T. (2012). "Getting turned on": Using ICT training to promote active ageing in New York City. .Journal of Community Informatics, 8(1).

Hanna E, Soren B, Telner D, MacNeill H, Lowe M, Reeves S. (2012) Flying Blind: The Experience of Online Interprofessional Facilitation. Journal of Interprofessional Care.

Jeffs L, Kitto S, Merkley J, Lyons RF, Bell CM. (2012). Safety threats and opportunities to improve interfacility care transitions: insights from patients and family members. Patient Preference Adherence. 6, 711-8.

Kuluski, K., Williams, AP., Berta, W. & Laporte, A. Homecare or Long-term Care? (2012). Setting the Balance of Care in Urban and Rural Northwestern Ontario, Canada. Health and Social Care in the Community, 20 (4), 438-448.

Kuluski, K., Williams, AP., Laporte, A., & Berta, W. (2012). The Role of Home and Community Based Care Capacity in Shaping Risk of Placement in Northwestern Ontario. Healthcare Policy, 8 (1), 92-105.

Schaink, A.K., Kuluski, K., Lyons, R.F., Fortin, M., Jadad, A., Upshur, R. E & Wodchis, W. P. (2012) A scoping review and thematic classification of patient complexity: Offering a unifying framework. Journal of Comorbidity. 2, 1-9.

Shearer, C. L., Blanchard, C., Kirk, S.F.L., Lyons, R., Dummer, T., Pitter, R., Rainham, D., Rehman, L., Shields, C., & Sim, M.(2012). Physical activity and nutrition among youth in rural, suburban, and urban neighbourhood types. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 103(Suppl. 3), 555-560.


Gardner, P.J. (2011). Natural Neighborhood Networks - Important social networks in the public lives of older adults aging in place. The Weekly Qualitative Report, Featured Article, Vol. 4, No. 31, August 1, 2011. Available online at http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/WQR/wqr4_31.html.

Gardner, P.J. (2011.) Natural Neighbourhood Networks - Important social networks in the public lives of older adults aging in place.Journal of Aging Studies, 25, 236-271

Gardner, P. & Campagna, P. (2011). Pedometers - measurement tools and motivational devices: New insights for researchers and practitioners. Health Promotion Practice. 12, 55-62.

Warner G., Lyons, R., Parker, V., & Phillips, S. (2011). Advancing coordinated care in four provincial healthcare systems: Evaluating a knowledge-exchange intervention. Healthcare Policy, 7(1), 80-94.


Lyons, R., (Ed.). (2010). Using evidence: Advances and debates in bridging health research and action. Halifax, Canada: Dalhousie University.

Alvaro, C., Lyons, R., Warner, G., Hobfoll, Martens, P., Brown R., & Labonte, R. (2010). Conservation of resources theory and research use in health systems. Implementation Science, 5(79), 1-20.

Alvaro, C., Jackson, L., Kirk, S., McHugh, T.L., Chircop, A., & Lyons, R. (2010). Moving Canadian governmental policies beyond a focus on individual lifestyle: some insights from complexity and critical theories. Health Promotion International, 26(1), 91-99.

Jadad, A., Cabrera, A., Lyons, R., Martos, F., & Smith, R. (Eds.). (2010). When people live with multiple chronic diseases: a Collaborative approach to an emerging global challenge. Granada, Spain; Escuela Andaluza de Salud Publica.

Lyons, R., McIntyre, L., Warner, G., Alvaro, C., Buchan, A., Reckless, I., & Kitson, A. (2010). Chronic illness research: Translating what we know into what we do. In D. Kralik. B. Patterson, & V. Coates (Eds.), Translating chronic illness research into practice (pp.163-198). Oxford, UK; Wiley-Blackwell.

Grymonpre RE, van Ineveld K, Nelson, M et al (2010) See It-- Do It -- Learn It. Learning Interprofessional Collaboration in the Clinical Context. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education. Volume 1.2.

Grymonpre RE, van Ineveld K, Nelson, M et al (2010) Through Teaching are we Learning? Facilitating Interprofessional Education Experiences. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education. Vol. 1.3.