Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Gina Agarwal

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Associate Member, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact


Office location:
McMaster Family Practice 
690 Main Street West 
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 1A4


Academic Interests

Program evaluation; mixed methods research; health services research; pragmatic RCTs in primary care; assessment for risk of cardio-vascular disease, pre-diabetes and diabetes in the community, use of screening tools to assess for risk for CV disase, diabetes, prevention and management of CV disease, diabetes in primary care using the inter-professional team approach and the quality of diabetes care in the community; domestic violence in Family Practice, Continuity of Care and the Doctor-Patient Relationship.

Selected Publications

    1. Agarwal G, Kaczorowski J, Hanna S. Community Health Awareness of Diabetes (CHAD): Description of a Community-Wide Diabetes Awareness Demonstration Program and its Feasibility. Canadian Journal of Diabetes.  Volume 37, Issue 5 , Pages 294-300, October 2013
    2. Agarwal,G, Kaczorowksi J, Hanna S. Care for patients with type 2 diabetes in a random sample of community family practices in Ontario, Canada. International Journal of Family Medicine, August  2012.
    3. Narula A, Agarwal G, McCarthy L. Intimate partner violence: patients' experiences and perceptions in family practice. Fam Pract. 2012 Feb 10 [Epub ahead of print]
    4. Robinson CA, Agarwal G, Nerenberg K. Validating the CANRISK prognostic model for assessing diabetes risk in Canada’s multi-ethnic population. Chronic Dis Inj Can. 2011;32(1)

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