Gunther Eysenbach

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

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Scientometrics. 2017;112(3):1537-1556
Kudlow P, Cockerill M, Toccalino D, Dziadyk DB, Rutledge A, Shachak A, McIntyre RS, Ravindran A, Eysenbach G
JMIR Res Protoc. 2016 Nov 04;5(4):e201
Wiljer D, Abi-Jaoude A, Johnson A, Ferguson G, Sanches M, Levinson A, Robb J, Heffernan O, Herzog T, Chaim G, Cleverley K, Eysenbach G, Henderson J, S Hoch J, Hollenberg E, Jiang H, Isaranuwatchai W, Law M, Sharpe S, Tripp T, Voineskos A
JMIR Res Protoc. 2015;4(1):e21
Archambault PM, Turgeon AF, Witteman HO, Lauzier F, Moore L, Lamontagne F, Horsley T, Gagnon MP, Droit A, Weiss M, Tremblay S, Lachaine J, Le Sage N, Émond M, Berthelot S, Plaisance A, Lapointe J, Razek T, van de Belt TH, Brand K, Bérubé M, Clément J,...
J Sports Sci. 2014 Dec 17;:1-6
Liu S, Brooks D, Thomas S, Eysenbach G, Nolan RP
Global Health. 2014 Sep 26;10(1):62
Mackey TK, Eysenbach G, Liang BA, Kohler JC, Geissbuhler A, Attaran A
J Med Internet Res. 2014;16(7):e174; discussion e174
Lewis TL, Boissaud-Cooke MA, Aungst TD, Eysenbach G
Int J Family Med. 2014;2014:245347
Brandt CJ, Brandt V, Pedersen M, Glintborg D, Toubro S, Nielsen JB, Eysenbach G, Brandt K, Søndergaard J
J Med Internet Res. 2014;16(2):e13
Grajales FJ, Sheps S, Ho K, Novak-Lauscher H, Eysenbach G



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