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Knowledge brokers work collaboratively with key stakeholders such as researchers, practitioners, and decision-makers to facilitate the transfer and exchange of information and context. Currently, there is a perceived lack of evidence about how knowledge brokering works and the factors that influence its effectiveness as a knowledge translation mechanism. Thus, the goal of this systematic review and thematic analysis was to improve conceptualization of the knowledge brokering role in health-related settings and describe how knowledge brokers may contribute to effective knowledge translation strategies in health-related settings.
Presenter: Catherine Bornbaum
Catherine Bornbaum is a senior research coordinator with the Public Health Sciences and Knowledge Services departments at Public Health Ontario (PHO).
Catherine obtained both her doctorate (PhD) and master of science from The University of Western Ontario. Prior to joining PHO, Catherine held a research position in the Knowledge Translation Laboratory at The University of Western Ontario.
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