Anna Gagliardi

PhD (University of Toronto)
MLS (University of Toronto)
MSc (University of Toronto)

Professional Interests

health services outcomes and evaluation, health services organization and management, health informatics/e-Health, knowledge transfer, implementation science, continuing professional development, health research methods (systematic reviews, consensus methods, qualitative analysis)


For IHPME, Anna annually teaches HAD5737 Tools for Implementation of Best Evidence and supervises both MSc and PhD students. Anna collaborates nationally and internationally with clinician investigators that require support for systematic reviews and qualitative research. Her autonomous research on guideline implementation and role as Chair of the Guidelines International Network Implementation Working Group has influenced approaches and methods for developing and evaluating guidelines, and planning and undertaking guideline implementation, in particular though the development of guideline implementation tools. Her research on integrated knowledge translation, along with Dr. Whitney Berta, resulted in the formation of the Collaborative Healthcare Improvement Partnerships Theme Group for the Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research.

Current awards as PI:

2014-2017- Safety of medical devices licensed for use in Canada: A mixed methods study to inform policy for effective post-market surveillance. Gagliardi AR, Ross S, Lehoux P, Ducey A, Trbovich P, Easty T, Bell C, Urbach DR. Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2014-2017 ($411,277)

2012-2015- Enhancing inter-professional collaborative care for cancer: Evaluation of diagnostic assessment programs. Gagliardi AR, Stuart-McEwan T, Gilbert J, Dobrow M, Hoch J, Wright FC, Brouwers MC, Meertens E, Kaan M, Campbell B, McCready M, Waddell T, McKnight S, Lacourciere J, McFadyen C, Berry M, Kaune S, Doiron G. Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Ontario Chapter ($ 431,306)