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



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