Dr. Jamie Brehaut

Dr. Jamie Brehaut
Dr. Jamie Brehaut
Professor and Senior Scientist
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Methodological and Implementation Research Program, Ottawa Hospital General Campus


501 Smyth Road, Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR), Room L1284; Box 201B
613-737-8899 ext. 73820 (Office)
613-739-6938 (Fax)


Dr. Jamie Brehaut is a Senior Scientist within the Methodological and Implementation Research Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Full Professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa, and member of the Centre for Implementation Research and the Ottawa Methods Centre. Dr. Brehaut holds a PhD in Human Perception and Cognition from McMaster University. His areas of expertise include Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science, the psychological theories and methods supporting health care behaviour change, optimizing practice feedback to support improved care, design of health care decision support, implementing efforts to counteract health misinformation, and methodological and ethical challenges in health care research. Much of his work focuses on the application of psychological theory to improve health and health care. His work spans a wide range of clinical disciplines (e.g. emergency medicine, critical care, oncology, lab medicine, public health).

Research interests

  • Implementation Science
  • Using psychological theory to support health care practice change
  • Optimizing practice feedback for healthcare providers
  • Methodological and ethical challenges for healthcare research
  • Counteracting healthcare misinformation