Dr. Emily G. McDonald

Academic title(s): 

Assistant Professor - Division of General Internal Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University

Dr. Emily G. McDonald
Contact Information
Address: 

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
1001 Decarie Boulevard,
Montreal, Qc, H4A 3J1

Phone: 
(514) 934-1934 ext. 36134
Email address: 
emily.mcdonald [at] mcgill.ca
Current research: 

Interventions related to polypharmacy, deprescribing, safe and effective prescribing, and medication rationalization, to improve outcomes in hospitalized and community dwelling older adults. Classical epidemiology studies as well as clinical trials experience.

Projects: 
  1. Deprescribing for older adults in the community using an electronic deprescribing software
  2. Randomized pragmatic trial of ideal dosing of iron for young women with iron deficiency anemia “the daily iron study”
  3. Randomized trial of ideal vancomycin dosing for clostridium difficile colitis- comparing a taper for first occurrence vs traditional 14 days of therapy
Selected publications: 
Research areas: 
Aging
Epidemiology
Geriatrics
Infectious Diseases
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