Gunther Eysenbach, MD, MPH

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My research interests lie at the crossroads of medical informatics and public health, in particular cybermedicine (internet and medicine) and consumer health informatics, including:
  • Computer interventions for health promotion, patient education, health and informed decision making
  • Health assessment systems
  • Computers for health education and tailoring health information
  • Design, implementation and evaluation of medical websites / portal sites (public health and business aspects of e-health)
    • creating content and community
    • implementing responsible e-commerce
    • connecting physicians and patients
  • Participatory decision making systems
  • Consumer involvement in designing consumer oriented health information systems
  • Health communication / social Marketing
  • Health information libraries
  • Ethical aspects of consumer health informatics
  • Teleprevention
  • Teleepidemiology
  • Evidenced based medicine; systematic Reviews; information retrieval
  • Electronic Publishing
  • Scientific misconduct and research ethics

Related Links

J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010 May;4(3):666-84
Verhoeven F, Tanja-Dijkstra K, Nijland N, Eysenbach G, van Gemert-Pijnen L
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Apr;58(4):807-9
Chiu TM, Eysenbach G
Can J Aging. 2009 Dec;28(4):323-36
Chiu T, Marziali E, Colantonio A, Carswell A, Gruneir M, Tang M, Eysenbach G
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;150:913-7
Borycki EM, Lemieux-Charles L, Nagle L, Eysenbach G
Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 May;15(5):689-95
Keller M, Blench M, Tolentino H, Freifeld CC, Mandl KD, Mawudeku A, Eysenbach G, Brownstein JS
Methods Inf Med. 2009;48(2):137-43
Borycki EM, Lemieux-Charles L, Nagle L, Eysenbach G
J Med Internet Res. 2008;10(5):e48
Norman CD, McIntosh S, Selby P, Eysenbach G
J Med Internet Res. 2008;10(4):e34
Wiljer D, Urowitz S, Apatu E, DeLenardo C, Eysenbach G, Harth T, Pai H, Leonard KJ, Canadian Committee for Patient Accessible Health Records



Senior Scientist, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network
Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto