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Lise M. Bjerre

Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES uOttawa
  • Chronic Disease & Pharmacotherapy Research Program

613-562-6262 Ext. 2970

Olivia Champagne , Research Associate, Ext. 2970


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  • CCFP
  • PhD, Epidemiology, McGill University
  • Dr Med, Family Medicine, University of Göttingen
  • MDCM, McGill University
  • MSc, Epidemiology, McGill University
  • BSc(Hons), Biology, Concordia University

Research Focus

  • Drug prescribing behaviour
  • Medication error
  • Adverse drug effects
  • Primary care/Clinical practice
  • Statistics and research methods

Other Affiliations

  • Chair and Clinician-Investigator, Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Chair, Family Medicine, Institut du Savoir Monfort
  • Clinical Research Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology and Medication Appropriateness, University of Ottawa
  • Cross-appointment, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Staff Physician, Civic Family Health Team, The Ottawa Hospital Academic Family Health Team

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Junior Clinical Research Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology and Medication Appropriateness

    2016: Awarded to Dr. Lise Bjerre by the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine.

  • Family Practice of the Year

    2013: Awarded to Lise M. Bjerre as a member of the Ottawa Hospital Academic Family Health Team by the College of Family Physicians of Ontario.

  • Dean's Honour List

    2004: Dr. Lise Bjerre, Dean's Honour List, PhD in Epidemiology, McGill University

Recent ICES Publications

Promoting deceased organ and tissue donation registration in family physician waiting rooms (RegisterNow-1): a pragmatic stepped-wedge, cluster randomized controlled registry trial

Li AH, Garg AX, Grimshaw JM, Prakash V, Dunnett AJ, Dixon SN, Taljaard M, Mitchell J, Naylor KL, Faulds C, Bevan R, Getchell L, Knoll G, Kim SJ, Sontrop J, Tong A, Bjerre LM, Hyjek K, Currie D, Edwards S, Sullivan M, Harvey-Rioux L, Presseau J. BMC Med. 2022; 20(1):75. Epub 2022 Mar 3. DOI: