Selected publications


O’Grady, L., Witteman, H., Bender, J., Urowitz, S., Wiljer, D., Jadad, A. (2009). “Measuring the impact of a moving target: towards a dynamic framework for evaluating collaborative adaptive interactive technologies.” Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(2), 20.


Bender, J.L., Hohenadel, J., Wong, J., Katz, J., Ferris, L.E., Shobbrook, C., Warr, D., Jadad, A.R. (2008). “What patients with cancer want to know about pain: a qualitative study.” Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 35, 177-87.

Bender, J.L., O’Grady, L., Jadad, A.R. (2008). “Supporting cancer patients through the continuum of care: a view from the age of social networks and computer-mediated communication.” Current Oncology, Aug 15 Suppl 2:(107), 42-7.

Jadad, A., O’Grady, L. (2008). “How should health be defined? Join a global conversation.” British Medical Journal, Dec 10:(337), 2900.

Norman, C.D., McIntosh, S., Selby, P., Eysenbach, G. (2008). “Web-assisted tobacco interventions: empowering change in the global fight for the public’s (e)Health.” Journal of Medical Internet Research, Nov 25, 10:(5), 48.

O’Grady, L. (2008). “Meeting health information needs of people with HIV/AIDS: sources and means of collaboration.” Health Information Libraries Journal, Dec 25:(4), 261-9.

O’Grady, L., Witteman, H., Wathen, C.N. (2008). “The experiential health information processing model: supporting collaborative web-based patient education.” BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Dec 16(8), 58.


Jadad, A.R. (2007).“Will spam overwhelm our defenses? Evaluating offerings for drugs and natural health products.” PLoS Medicine, 4(9), 274. Retrieved from Public Library of Sciences. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040274

Hohenadel, J., Kaegi, E., Laidlaw, J., Kovacik, G., Cortinois, A., Kang, R., & Jadad, A.R. (2007).“Leveling the playing field: The personal coach program as an innovative approach to assess and address the supportive care needs of underserved cancer patients.” The Journal of Supportive Oncology, 5, 185 – 193.


Deshpande, A. and Jadad, A.R. (2006).“Web 2.0: Could it help move the health system into the 21st century?” Journal of Men’s Health and Gender, 3, 332-336.

Enkin, M., Glouberman, S., Groff, P., Jadad. A. R. and Stern, A. (2006).“Beyond evidence: The complexity of maternity care.” Birth, 33, 265-269.

Glouberman, S., Enkin, M., Groff, P., Jadad, A., Stern, A., and The Clinamen Collaborative. (2006). Entrenched health care practices and complex systems Australian Health Review, 30, 7-11.

Jadad, A.R., Glouberman, S., Enkin, M., Groff, P., & Stern, A. (2006). “Are virtual communities good for our health? They seem to be good at managing chaotic information – and may have other virtues too.” [Editorial]. British Medical Journal, 332, 925-926.

Jadad, A.R. (2006). “Randomized clinical trials of telepsychiatry through videoconference versus face-to-face conventional psychiatric treatment” [Commentary]. Medicina Basada en Evidencia, 12, 341-350.

Turk, D.C., Dworkin, R.H., Burke, L.B., Gershon, R., Rothman, M., Scott. J., Allen, R.R., Atkinson, J.H., Chandler, J., Cleeland, C., Cowan, P., Dimitrova, R., Dionne, R., Farrar, J.T., Haythornthwaite, J.A., Hertz, S., Jadad, A.R., Jensen, M.P., Kellstein, D., Kerns, R.D., Manning, D.C., Martin, S., Max, M.B., McDermott, M.P., McGrath, P., Moulin, D.E., Nurmikko, T., Quessy, S., Raja, S., Rappaport, B.A., Rauschkolb, C., Robinson, J.P., Royal, M.A., Simon, L., Stauffer, J.W., Stucki, G., Tollett, J., von Stein. T., Wallace, M.S., Wernicke, J., White, R.E., Williams, A.C., Witter, J., & Wyrwich, K.W. (2006). “Developing patient-reported outcome measures for pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations.” Pain, 125, 208-215.

Van Nooten, J., Oh, H., Koning, J.F., Pierce, B., and Jadad, A.R. (2006).“Spiritual care as eHealth: A systematic review.” Consulting, 60, 387-394.

Willson, K., Barakat, M., Mills, E., Ritvo, P., Boon, H., Vohra, S., Jadad, A.R., & McGeer, A. (2006).“Addressing the emergence of pediatric vaccination concerns: Recommendations from a Canadian policy analysis.” Canadian Journal of Public Health, 97, 139-141.


Brouwers, M., Johnston, M., Charette,M., Hanna, S., Jadad, A., & Browman, G. (2005). “Evaluating the role of quality assessment of primary studies in systematic reviews of cancer practice guidelines.” BMC Medical Research Methodology, 5, 8.

Dworkin, R.H., Turk, D.C., Farrar, J.T., Haythornthwaite, J.A., Jensen, M.P., Katz, N.P., Kerns, R.D., Stucki, G., Allen, R.R., Bellamy, N., Carr, D.B., Chandler, J., Cowan, P., Dionne, R., Galer, B.S., Hertz, S., Jadad, A.R., Kramer, L.D., Manning, D.C., Martin, S., McCormick, C.G., McDermott, M.P., McGrath, P., Quessy, S., Rappaport, B.A., Robbins, W., Robinson, J.P., Rothman, M., Royal, M.A., Simon, L., Stauffer, J.W., Stein, W., Tollett, J., Wernicke, J., & Witter, J. (2005). “Core outcome measures for chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations.” Pain, 113, 9-19.

Jadad, A.R. (2005). “What will it take to bring the Internet to the consulting room? We cannot remain oblivious to our patients’ expectations.” Journal of General Internal Medicine, 20, 786-787.

Lorca-Gomez, J., and Jadad, A. (2005). ¿La telemedicina ha muerto…? ¡Habemus eSalud. 1(2), Article 15. Retrieved February 5, 2008, from

Lorca-Gómez, J., and Jadad, A. (2005). “La red de centros de excelencia en eSalud: Reflexiones sobre su primer año de vida.”Revista eSalud, 1(3), Article 3. Retrieved February 5, 2008, from

Mills, E., Wilson, K., and Jadad, A.R. (2005). “Systematic reviews of qualitative studies: Exploring parental beliefs and attitude toward paediatric vaccination.” Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 58(11), 1081-1088.

Rizo, C., Lupea, D., Baybourdy, H., Anderson, M., Closson T., and Jadad, A.R. (2005, August 3).“What services would patients like to have available through the internet when hospitals are disabled by an epidemic? Lessons from the SARS outbreak at the University Health Network in Toronto.” Journal of Medical Internet Research, 7(4), e46. Retrieved February 5, 2008, from


Jadad, A., Rizo, C., Cubillos, P., & Stahl, E. (2004).“Measuring symptom response to pharmacological interventions in patients with COPD: A review of instruments used in clinical trials.” Current Medical Research and Opinion, 20, 1993-2005.

Jadad, A.R. (2004). “A view from the Internet age: Let’s build a health system that meets the needs of the next generation.” Canadian Medical Association Journal, 171, 1457-1458.


Davis, D., Evans, M., Jadad, A., Perrier, L., Rath, D., Ryan, D., Straus, S., Rappolt, S., Wowk, M., & Zwarenstein, M. (2003). “The case for knowledge translation: Shortening the journey from evidence to effect.” British Medical Journal, 327, 33-35.

Cortinois, A., Closson, T., Downey, S., & Jadad, A.R. (2003). “Hospitals in a globalized world: A view from Canada.” Health Care Papers, 4(2), 14-32.

Jadad, A.R., & Delamothe, T. (2003). “From electronic gadgets to better health: Where is the knowledge?” British Medical Journal, 327, 300-301.

Till, J.E., Phillips, A.R., & Jadad, A.R. (2003). “Finding Canadian clinical trials on the internet: An exploratory evaluation of online resources.” Canadian Medical Association Journal, 168(9), 1127-1129.

Core outcome domains for chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
Turk, D.C., Dworkin, R.H., Allen, R.R., Bellamy, N., Brandenburg, N., Carr, D.B., Cleeland, C., Dionne, R., Farrar, J.T., Galer, B.S., Hewitt, D.J., Jadad, A.R., Katz, N.P., Kramer, L.D., Manning, D.C., McCormick, C.G., McDermott, M.P., McGrath, P., Quessy, S., Rappaport, B.A., Robinson, J.P., Royal, M.A., Simon, L., Stauffer, J.W., Stein, W., Tollett, J., & Witter, J. (2003). Core outcome domains for chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations. Pain, 106, 337-345.


Crocco, A.G., Villasis, M., and Jadad, A.R. (2002). “Two wrongs don’t make a right: Harm aggravated by inaccurate information on the Internet.” Pediatrics, 109, 522-523.

Gagliardi, A., & Jadad, A.R. (2002). “Examination of instruments used to rate quality of health information on the internet: Chronicle of a voyage with an unclear destination.” British Medical Journal, 324(7337), 569-573.

Evidence-based decision making and asthma in the internet age: The tools of the trade
Jadad, A.R. (2002). Evidence-based decision making and asthma in the internet age: The tools of the trade. Allergy, 57(suppl 74), 15-22.

Montes-Ramirez, M.L., Machin-Lazaro, J.M., Ruano-Soriano, E., Carballo, F., & Jadad, A. (2002).“Evaluating storytelling to present scientific information.” Medicina Clinica, 119, 418-22.

O’Connor, T.S., McCarroll-Butler, P., Meakes, E., Davis, A., and Jadad, A.R. (2002).“Review of quantity and types of spirituality research in three health care databases (1962-1999): Implications for the health care ministry.”
Journal of Pastoral Care and Counselling, 56, 227-232.

Rizo, C.A., Jadad, A.R., & Enkin, M. (2002). “What’s a good doctor and how do you make one? Doctors should be good companions to people.” British Medical Journal, 325(7366), 711, [peer-reviewed letter].

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