Dr Amanda Terry, Western University
Amanda Terry, PhD (Epidemiology) is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, and the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, Canada. She is a health services researcher focusing on primary health care, electronic medical records, and health policy. Her current research in primary health care focuses on understanding issues in electronic medical record adoption among primary health care practitioners, in developing approaches to measuring electronic medical record data quality, and in exploring ways to enhance the value of the electronic medical records in primary health care practice. Other areas of focus include work to enhance the connection among primary health care electronic medical record stakeholders in Canada, and to build research capacity in this area.
She is involved in the teaching and supervision of graduate students in the Department of Family Medicine, and as a mentor with an inter-disciplinary research training program called Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC) at Western University. Her work also includes a role as a Scientist with the System Integration and Innovation Research Network, which is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in the Province of Ontario. Prior to completing her PhD and joining the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, she worked in Ontario's former District Health Council system for ten years, conducting health system planning initiatives.