Bridget L. Ryan
Adjunct Scientist ICES Western Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program
Dr. Bridget Ryan is an assistant professor in the Departments of Family Medicine, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University. She conducts interdisciplinary quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods primary care research with a particular interest in persons with multimorbidity. Her research focuses on patient-centred compassionate primary care and on patients' engagement in their health care, especially related to technology such as virtual health care encounters. Dr. Ryan is the co-lead for the DELPHI (Deliver Primary Healthcare Information) project, a researchable database of primary care electronic medical record data. She has conducted work at ICES on the epidemiology of multimorbidity, examining its prevalence in Ontario and the association between multimorbidity and mortality across the life course.
- PhD, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University
- MSc, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University
- BComm, Business Administration, University of Windsor
- BSc, Biology, University of Windsor
- Primary care
- Electronic medical records
- Health services research
- Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University
- Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute
Awards & Recognition
Best Original Research Article in Canadian Family Physician
2019: Awarded to Dr. Bridget Ryan as part of the team for the article "Patients’ perceptions of access to primary care: analysis of the QUALICOPC Patient Experiences Survey"
Effect of a multimorbidity intervention on health care utilization and costs in Ontario: randomized controlled trial and propensity-matched analyses
Ryan BL, Mondor L, Wodchis WP, Glazier RH, Meredith L, Fortin M, Stewart M. CMAJ Open. 2023; 11(1):E45-53. Epub 2023 Jan 17.
Virtual family physician care during COVID-19: a mixed methods study using health administrative data and qualitative interviews
Ryan BL, Brown JB, Freeman TR, Richard L, Stewart M, Meredith L, Choi YH, He JW, Cejic S, Thompson K, Reichert S, Shariff SZ, Booth R, Terry AL, Mathews M. BMC Prim Care. 2022; 23(1):300. Epub 2022 Nov 25.
Patient and physician factors associated with first diagnosis of non-affective psychotic disorder in primary care
Wiener JC, Rodrigues R, Reid JNS, Archie S, Booth RG, Cheng C, Jan SH, Kurdyak P, MacDougall AG, Palaniyappan L, Ryan BL, Anderson KK; on behalf of the project co-investigators. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2022; Nov 20 [Epub ahead of print].
Primary care bonus payments and patient-reported access in urban Ontario: a cross-sectional study
Premji K, Sucha E, Glazier RH, Green ME, Wodchis WP, Hogg WE, Kiran T, Frymire E, Freeman TR, Ryan BL. CMAJ Open. 2021; 9(4):E1080-96. Epub 2021 Nov 30.
Patterns of primary care use prior to a first diagnosis of nonaffective psychotic disorder in Ontario, Canada
Schoer N, Rodrigues R, Reid J, Ryan BL, Lizotte DJ, Booth R, MacDougall AG, Kurdyak P, Anderson KK. Can J Psychiatry. 2021; 66(4):406-17. Epub 2020 Oct 5.
Multimorbidity and mortality in Ontario, Canada: a population-based retrospective cohort study
Ryan BL, Allen B, Zwarenstein M, Stewart M, Glazier RH, Fortin M, Wetmore SJ, Shariff SZ. J Comorb. 2020; 10:2235042X20950598. Epub 2020 Aug 27.
Understanding the role of the family physician in early psychosis intervention
Anderson KK, Archie S, Booth RG, Cheng C, Lizotte D, MacDougall AG, Norman RMG, Ryan BL, Terry AL, Rodrigues R. BJPsych Open. 2018; 4(6):447-53. Epub 2018 Oct 30.
Beyond the grey tsunami: a cross-sectional population-based study of multimorbidity in Ontario
Ryan BL, Bray Jenkyn K, Shariff SZ, Allen B, Glazier RH, Zwarenstein M, Fortin M, Stewart M. Can J Public Health. 2018; 109(5-6):845-54. Epub 2018 Jul 18.
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