Robin Urquhart

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Robin Urquhart, PhD

Dalhousie University

Principal Investigator:

2015 Transformative Grant Program Pilot Study — Improving advance care planning for frail elderly Canadians (TG 2015-03-P)

2014 (Fall) Strategic Impact Grant — Helping the primary care system identify, plan, and care for seriously ill, frail elderly (SIG 2014F-09)

Robin Urquhart is an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Surgery, with a cross-appointment in Community Health & Epidemiology, both at Dalhousie University. She is also an Affiliate Scientist with the QEII Health Sciences Centre, and a Senior Scientist at Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute. She received her Interdisciplinary PhD in 2013 at Dalhousie University with a focus on how multi-level factors influence the movement of complex innovations into practice. Dr. Urquhart’s primary research interests relate to understanding and optimizing the movement of evidence-based innovations into clinical practice as well as the interface between evidence-based medicine and policy.