Faculty Member

Eva Grunfeld MSc, MD, DPhil

Email Address(es)
eva.grunfeld@utoronto.ca
Office Phone
416-978-7951
Office Address
Department of Family and Community Medicine 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7
Division(s)/Office
Epidemiology Division
Position
Professor
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Non budgtry Crss

Research Interests

  • Knowledge translation
  • Cancer survivorship
  • End-of-life care
  • Coordination and quality of cancer care

Other Affiliations

  • Director, Knowledge Translation Research, Health Services Research Program, Cancer Care Ontario and Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
  • Vice-Chair, Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Professional Summary & Appointments

  • 2008 – Present: Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 – Present: Clinician Scientist, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 – Present: Director, Knowledge Translation Research Network, Health Services Research Program, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 – Present: Vice-Chair, Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • 2012 – Present: Staff Physician, General Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 – Present: Professor, Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 – Present: Full Member, Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 – Present: Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 – Present: Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
  • 2011 – Present: Adjunct Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada

Honours & Awards

  • 2013: Outstanding Contribution to Family Medicine Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
  • 2008-present: Giblon Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • 2008-present: Clinician Scientist, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
  • 2007-2008: Cameron Chair in Cancer Control Research
  • 2004-2008: Senior Clinical Research Scholar, Dalhousie University
  • 2004-2008: Peggy Davison Cancer Research Scientist, Cancer Care Nova Scotia
  • 1995-2000; 2000-2005: Career Scientist, Ontario Ministry of Health (Provincial competition)

Current Research Projects

  • 2014 – 2016: Knowledge Translation Research Network: Implementation of Innovations. Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR). Principal Investigator.
  • 2014 – 2016: Ambulatory Toxicity Management. Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR). Co-Principal Investigator.
  • 2014 – 2016: What is the role of middle managers in innovation implementation in the cancer system? Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Co-Investigator.
  • 2013 – 2018: Canadian Team to Improve Community-Based Cancer Care along the Continuum (CanIMPACT). Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Principal Investigator.
  • 2012 – 2015: Understanding Diagnostic Episodes of Care in Patients with Early versus Late Cancers. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Co-Investigator.
  • 2011 – 2015: A Pan-Canadian platform for the development of biomarker-driven subtype specific management of ovarian carcinoma. The Canadian Ovarian Cancer Research Consortium (COCRC). The Terry Fox Research Institute. Co-Investigator.

Representative Publications

  • Grunfeld E, Earle C, Stovall E. A Framework for Cancer Survivorship Research and Translation to Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011;20:2099-2104. Principal Author
  • Grunfeld E, Julian J, Pond G, Maunsell E, Coyle D, Folkes A, Joy A, Provencher A, Rayson D, Rheaume D E, Porter G, Paszat L F, Pritchard K, Robidoux A, Smith S, Sussman J, Dent S, Sisler J, Wiernikowski J, Levine M N. Evaluating survivorship care plans: results of a randomized clinical trial with breast cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(36): 4755-62. Principal Author
  • Grunfeld E, Hodgson DC, Del Giudice ME, Moineddin R. Population-based longitudinal study of follow-up care for breast cancer survivors. J Oncol Pract. 2010;6:174-181. Principal Author
  • Grunfeld E, Levine M, Julian J, Coyle D, Szechtman B, Mirsky D, Verma S, Dent S, Sawka C, Pritchard K, Ginsburg D, Wood M, Whelan T. Randomized trial of long-term follow-up for early-stage breast cancer: a comparison of family physician versus specialist care. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Feb 20;24(6):848-55. Principal Author