Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

George Browman

BSc (McGill), MD (McGill) MSc, (McMaster) FRCP(C)

Professor (Part Time), Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Clinical Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

Adjunct Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Calgary

Department of Medical Oncology, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre

Chair, UBC BC Cancer Agency Research Ethics Board

Chair, Cancer Guidleines Action Group

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer


Academic Interests

Dr. Browman's current interests include clinical practice guideline development and implementation, evidence-based decision making, health information sciences, and evaluation of clinical interventions in cancer.

Selected Publications

  1. Browman GP, Manns B, Hagen N, Chambers C, Simon A, Sinclair, S. 6-STEPPPs: A modular tool to facilitate clinician participation in fair decisions for funding new cancer drugs. Journal of Oncology Practice 2008; 4: 2-7
  2. Browman GP, Makarski J, Robinson P, Brouwers M.  Practitioners as Experts: The Influence of Practicing Oncologists “In-the-Field” on Evidence-based Guideline Development.  Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2005; 23(1):113-119.
  3. Browman GP, Hodson DI, Mackenzie RG, Bestic N, Zuraw L and Cancer Care Ontario Practice Guidelines Initiative, Head and Neck Cancer Disease Site Group. Choosing a concomitant chemotherapy and radiotherapy regimen for squamous cell head and neck cancer: A systematic review of the published literature with subgroup analysis. Head and Neck 2001; 23: 579-589.
  4. Browman GP, Newman T, Mohide A, Graham I, Levine M, Pritchard K, Evans W, Maroun D, Hodson I, Carey M, and Cowan DH. Progress of clinical oncology guidelines development using the Practice Guidelines Development Cycle: The role of practitioner feedback. Journal of Clinical Oncology 1998;16(3)1226-1231.
  5. Browman GP, Levine MN, Mohide EA, Hayward RSA, Pritchard KI, Gafni A, Laupacis A. The practice guideline development cycle: A conceptual tool for practice guidelines development and implementation. Journal of Clinical Oncology 1995;13(2):502-512.

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