Dr. Lisa Puchalski Ritchie

Dr. Puchalski Ritchie is an emergency physician at University Health Network, a scientist at the Li Ka Shing knowledge institute of St. Michael’s hospital and an Assistant Professor and clinician scientist in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, at the University of Toronto. She is the Research Director the Global Health Emergency Medicine (GHEM) and the Toronto Addis Ababa Collaboration in Emergency Medicine (TAAAC-EM).

She is a clinical epidemiologist with a research focus on the use of knowledge translation strategies to improve health care delivery and outcomes in resource limited health care settings and is Co-Principle Investigator on two Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded internationally based knowledge translation projects.

Research Interests
  • ED
  • Global Health
  • Health Services
  • Knowledge Translation

Current projects

Development and evaluation of a context appropriate evidence based clinical algorithm to improve sepsis outcomes in the Tikur Anbessa Emergency Department.

Training Lay Healthcare Workers to optimize TB care and improve outcomes in Malawi.

In the media

Canadian Doctors Seek To Improve Emergency Health Care In Ethiopia – Development Unplugged: Resilient and Responsive Health Systems for a Changing World series. Huffington Post, Nov 2016.


Most recent citations

Read more about Dr. Puchalski Ritchie’s research here… 

Dr. Puchalski Ritchie is not currently accepting new trainees.

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