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Dr. Christine (Tina) Fahim (PhD, MSc) is an implementation scientist and leads the Team for Implementation, Evaluation and Sustainability at the Knowledge Translation Program, St. Michael’s Hospital. She holds an Associate Scientist position in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. She obtained her MSc in Health Systems at the University of Ottawa followed by a PhD in Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact from McMaster University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management. Dr. Fahim’s research focuses on the science and practice of knowledge translation to implement evidence-based interventions at the provider, organization, and systems level.

Recent Publications

  1. Lee, DS, Straus, SE, Farkouh, ME, Austin, PC, Taljaard, M, Chong, A et al.. Trial of an Intervention to Improve Acute Heart Failure Outcomes. N Engl J Med. 2023;388 (1):22-32. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2211680. PubMed PMID:36342109 .
  2. Bhuiya, AR, Makarski, J, Hayden, L, Perrier, L, Munce, S, Lewis, I et al.. Identifying candidate quality indicators of tools that support the practice of knowledge translation: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2023;21 (1):264-278. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-22-00055. PubMed PMID:36111878 .
  3. Kada, A, Chouikh, A, Mellouli, S, Prashad, AJ, Straus, SE, Fahim, C et al.. An exploration of Canadian government officials' COVID-19 messages and the public's reaction using social media data. PLoS One. 2022;17 (9):e0273153. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0273153. PubMed PMID:36054094 PubMed Central PMC9439209.
  4. Ma, H, Yiu, KCY, Baral, SD, Fahim, C, Moloney, G, Darvin, D et al.. COVID-19 Cases Among Congregate Care Facility Staff by Neighborhood of Residence and Social and Structural Determinants: Observational Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2022;8 (10):e34927. doi: 10.2196/34927. PubMed PMID:35867901 PubMed Central PMC9534317.
  5. Dal Santo, T, Sun, Y, Wu, Y, He, C, Wang, Y, Jiang, X et al.. Systematic review of mental health symptom changes by sex or gender in early-COVID-19 compared to pre-pandemic. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):11417. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-14746-1. PubMed PMID:35794116 PubMed Central PMC9258011.
  6. Dun, C, Overton, HN, Walsh, CM, Hennayake, S, Wang, P, Fahim, C et al.. A Peer Data Benchmarking Intervention to Reduce Opioid Overprescribing: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am Surg. 2022; :31348221111519. doi: 10.1177/00031348221111519. PubMed PMID:35762831 .
  7. Begum, H, Swaminath, A, Lee, Y, Fahim, C, Bramson, J, Naqvi, A et al.. The histologic effects of neoadjuvant stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) followed by pulmonary metastasectomy-rationale and protocol design for the Post SBRT Pulmonary Metastasectomy (PSPM) trial. Transl Cancer Res. 2022;11 (4):918-927. doi: 10.21037/tcr-22-232. PubMed PMID:35571641 PubMed Central PMC9091013.
  8. Tasleem, A, Wang, Y, Li, K, Jiang, X, Krishnan, A, He, C et al.. Effects of mental health interventions among people hospitalized with COVID-19 infection: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2022;77 :40-68. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2022.04.002. PubMed PMID:35533528 PubMed Central PMC8993417.
  9. Sheikh-Mohamed, S, Isho, B, Chao, GYC, Zuo, M, Cohen, C, Lustig, Y et al.. Systemic and mucosal IgA responses are variably induced in response to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccination and are associated with protection against subsequent infection. Mucosal Immunol. 2022;15 (5):799-808. doi: 10.1038/s41385-022-00511-0. PubMed PMID:35468942 PubMed Central PMC9037584.
  10. Song, Y, Alonso-Coello, P, Ballesteros, M, Cluzeau, F, Vernooij, RWM, Arayssi, T et al.. A Reporting Tool for Adapted Guidelines in Health Care: The RIGHT-Ad@pt Checklist. Ann Intern Med. 2022;175 (5):710-719. doi: 10.7326/M21-4352. PubMed PMID:35286143 .
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Johns Hopkins University