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Dr Fortin is serving as Principal Investigator, Département de médecine de famille et de médecine d’urgence, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. He completed his training in medicine at the University of Sherbrooke in 1983 and obtained his certification in family medicine at the same university in 1985. He also obtained a master’s degree in epidemiology at Laval University in 1997. He is Professor and research director of the department of family medicine at the University of Sherbrooke. He is holder of the Research Chair on chronic diseases in primary care, University of Sherbrooke. His research interest is focused on patients who present multiple chronic medical conditions (multimorbidity). Initially, his work addressed the epidemiological description of multimorbidity and its consequences. His interest is now directed towards the improvement of care of patients with multiple chronic diseases in primary care. He works on the development of new models of care based on the inter-professional collaboration. He is the author of numerous publications having multimorbidity for main subject. He is a recipient of many awards and grants for his valuable contributions and discoveries in major area of researches in Predictive Factors of Effects of an Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Intervention in Primary Healthcare: A Correlational Analysis. He is the Editor-in-Chief/Editorial Board Member of many peer reviewed journals and his area of expertise, as a Professor credits him with many publications in national and international journals. He is committed to highest standards of excellence and it proves through his authorship of many books.
Chronic disease; Chronic disease prevention and management; Predictive factors; Logistic regression; Interdisciplinarity; Primary healthcare; Secondary analysis; Patient education intervention
Research Article: J Comm Pub Health Nurs 2016, 2:1