Dr. Eva Grunfeld is a leader in cancer health services and outcomes research. Her research focuses on evaluation and knowledge translation of cancer health services, covering the entire spectrum of cancer control activities. She is internationally recognized for research on cancer follow-up and cancer survivorship.
Dr. Grunfeld uses a mixed-methods approach including randomized controlled trials, qualitative research and outcomes research. Knowledge translation is an integral part of all her research activities. She has conducted several multi-centre RCTs on cancer follow-up care establishing the safety and acceptability of primary care based follow-up of breast cancer patients, which has influenced clinical practice guideline internationally.
Dr. Grunfeld holds many peer-review grants as principal investigator and has served on many committees to further the goals of cancer control in Canada and internationally. From 2004 to 2008 she founded and directed the Cancer Outcomes Research Program at Cancer Care Nova Scotia and Dalhousie University. She obtained her medical degree from McMaster University and doctoral degree in cancer epidemiology from Oxford University.Jump to top page