Dr. Matthew James, MD PhD FRCPC
Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences
Libin Cardiovascular Institute
O'Brien Institute for Public Health
BSc. Biochemistry, University of Victoria, 1993
Doctor of Medicine Medicine, University of British Columbia, 1998
PhD Epidemiology, University of Calgary, 2010
Dr. Matthew James is a clinician scientist with clinical expertise in nephrology, a PhD in Epidemiology, and methodological training in epidemiology and health services research. His research focuses on acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease management and outcomes. He research program involves several multidisciplinary teams including the Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration (ICDC), the Can-SOLVE CKD Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Chronic Disease Network, Alberta Kidney Disease Network, and the Alberta Provincial Project for Outcomes Assessment in Coronary Heart Disease (APPROACH). His current research focuses on risk prediction, decision support tools, and their clinical implementation and evaluation in health care through pragmatic clinical trials.
- O'Brien Institute of Public Health Mid-Career Research Leader Award, University of Calgary. 2018
- Killam Emerging Research Leader Award, CIHR. 2017
- Department of Medicine Research Excellence Award, University of Calgary. 2015
- Monique Bégin CIHR New Investigator Award Knowledge Translation , CIHR. 2014
- Canadian Institutes for Health Research New Investigator Award, CIHR. 2014
- Canadian Society of Nephrology/Amgen New Investigator Lectureship Award, Canadian Society of Nephrology. 2014
- Department of Medicine Resident Research Preceptor Award, University of Calgary. 2013
- Petro Canada Young Innovator in Community Health, University of Calgary. 2012
- KRESCENT New Investigator Award, Kidney Foundation of Canada. 2012
- J.B. Hyne Research Innovation Award, University of Calgary. 2010
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