Catherine Yu

Degrees, Title/Position:
Staff, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, St. Michael's Hospital
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital

Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Knowledge Translation


Dr. Yu is an associate professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, and an associate scientist at Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. Dr. Yu’s research interests focuses on the role of patient and clinician behaviour change within knowledge translation for chronic disease management. She is particularly interested in the development of innovative strategies for continuing professional development and patient education in diabetes care. Dr. Yu has led projects that explore these strategies through the curation of online, interactive self- management tools, empathy-based educational comics, insulin order sets, computer-based simulators and interprofessional workshops on knowledge, behavior change, clinical and psychological outcomes. She has received several awards in innovation and interprofessional education.

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St Michaels Hospital

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