Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Dianne Bryant

BSc (McMaster), BA (Waterloo),
MSc (Western), PhD (McMaster)

Associate Professor (Part-time), Member, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Associate Professor, School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario

519.661.2111 x 83947

Faculty of Health Sciences
Elborn College, Room 1438
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario
N6G 1H1

Administrative Assistant: Stacey Wanlin
519.661.2111 x 80946

Academic Interests

Dr. Bryant's teaches in the BHSc program. Her research interests include development and evaluation of innovative study designs to overcome barriers to conducting research in clinical settings; promotion and facilitation of multi-centre studies; evaluation of surgical and rehabilitation interventions through randomized clinical trials, observational studies, systematic reviews; evaluation of diagnostic tests; development and evaluation of measurement instruments.

Selected Publications

  1. Bryant, D., Havey, T., Roberts, R. & Guyatt, G.H. (2006). How many Patients? How many Limbs? Analysis of Patients or Limbs in the Orthopaedic Literature: A Systematic Review. JBJS-Am, 88(A), 41-45.
  2. Vist GE, Bryant D, Somerville L, Birmingham T, Oxman AD. Outcomes of patients who participate in randomized controlled trials compared to similar patients receiving similar interventions who do not participate, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3, 2008, DOI: 10.1002/14651858.MR000009.pub4.
  3. Bryant D, Stratford P, Marx R, Walter S, Guyatt GH (2008). Patients can provide a valid assessment of quality of life, functional status and general health on the day they undergo knee surgery. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (American), 90 (2): 264-270 (February)

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