2020 PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship – Dr. Peter Tanuseputro

KT Fellowship Recipients Website Cover - Recipient Bio - Dr. Peter Tanuseputro Posted: February 18, 2020

“There is a large gap between how end-of-life care is currently delivered and how it could be optimally delivered. This award will allow my team to use big data to improve care for the dying. This includes building and implementing prognostic tools to identify who and when individuals should be receiving palliative care. Improving the timely reach of palliative and end-of-life care will reduce unnecessary aggressive care while increasing the quality of remaining life” – Dr. Peter Tanuseputro

Dr. Peter Tanuseputro’s Current Appointments:

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Investigator, Bruyère Research Institute
  • Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Adjunct Scientist, ICES

Dr. Peter Tanuseputro’s Research:

  • Dr. Peter Tanuseputro’s current research program focuses on using linked health databases to develop population perspectives on health care use and outcomes associated with aging and end of life in Ontario
  • This includes building predictive tools to provide individualized information that can be used to improve care and outcomes

About the PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship:

PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship provides $300,000 over two or three years and helps protect a new, promising clinician’s research time, allowing the Fellow to undertake high-impact knowledge translation research.

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