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

CMAJ. 2006 Jul 18;175(2):172-4; author reply 174
Greiver M, Eysenbach G
PLoS Biol. 2006 May;4(5):e157
Eysenbach G
J Med Internet Res. 2005;7(2):e21
Eysenbach G, Kummervold PE
BMJ. 2005 May 21;330(7501):1211
Eysenbach G
J Med Internet Res. 2005;7(1):e11
Eysenbach G
CA Cancer J Clin. 2003 Nov-Dec;53(6):356-71
Eysenbach G



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