Genevieve Gore

Genevieve.Gore [at] 514-398-3472

McLennan Library Building
3459 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9


  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Family Medicine
  • Occupational Health
  • Pediatrics

Liaison librarian

  • Supporting the teaching, learning and research needs of communities in Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Family Medicine, Occupational Health, Paediatrics, and Public Health, via instruction, consultations, reference service, and development of collections and website content
  • Providing expert searching, workflow, and process-related support on knowledge syntheses

Schedule an appointment

Please feel free to contact me by genevieve.gore [at] (subject: Scheduling%20an%20appointment) (email) to schedule an appointment.

Family Medicine office hours: Please note I have office hours in the Department usually on the first Monday of the month, in the afternoon; those meetings take place at 5858, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges.


Areas of interest


  • Role of librarians in knowledge syntheses
  • Expert searching


Selected publications

Involvement in knowledge synthesis searches

  • Bui, K. A., Abdaem, J., Muccilli, A., Gore, G. C., & Keezer, M. R. (2018). Improving the quality of systematic reviews of neurological conditions: An assessment of current practice and the development and validation of six new search strategies. European Journal of Neurology, 25(12), 1477-1485. doi:10.1111/ene.13758 (Paywalled)
  • Grandi, S. M., Filion, K. B., Yoon, S., Ayele, H. T., Doyle, C. M., Hutcheon, J. A., Smith, G. N., Gore, G. C., Ray, J. G., Nerenberg, K., & Platt, R. W. (2019). Cardiovascular disease-related morbidity and mortality in women with a history of pregnancy complications. Circulation, 139(8), 1069-1079. doi:10.1161/circulationaha.118.036748 (Paywalled)
  • Kraicer-Melamed, H., Doll, M. K., Boikos, C., Winters, N., Frimer, L., Stirling, R., Gore, G., & Quach, C. (2017). A scoping review of existing guidelines and recommendations for the use of influenza antiviral medications. Official Journal of the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada, 2(2), 16-32. doi:10.3138/jammi.2.2.04 (Paywalled)
  • Petel, D., Winters, N., Gore, G. C., Papenburg, J., Beltempo, M., Lacroix, J., & Fontela, P. S. (2018). Use of c-reactive protein to tailor antibiotic use: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 8(12), e022133. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022133 (Open access)
  • Bujold, M., Pluye, P., Légaré, F., Haggerty, J., Gore, G. C., Sherif, R. E., . . . Wensing, M. (2017). Decisional needs assessment of patients with complex care needs in primary care: a participatory systematic mixed studies review protocol. BMJ Open, 7(11). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016400 (Open access)
  • Doll, M. K., Winters, N., Boikos, C., Kraicer-Melamed, H., Gore, G., & Quach, C. (2017). Safety and effectiveness of neuraminidase inhibitors for influenza treatment, prophylaxis, and outbreak control: a systematic review of systematic reviews and/or meta-analyses. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(11), 2990-3007. doi:10.1093/jac/dkx271 (Paywalled)
  • Hogan, C. A., Puri, L., Gore, G., & Pai, M. (2017). Impact of fluoroquinolone treatment on delay of tuberculosis diagnosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases, 6(Supplement C), 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.jctube.2016.12.001 (Paywalled)
  • Merckx, J., Wali, R., Schiller, I., Caya, C., Gore, G. C., Chartrand, C., . . . Papenburg, J. (2017). Diagnostic accuracy of novel and traditional rapid tests for influenza infection compared with reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine, 167(6), 394-409. doi:10.7326/M17-0848 (Paywalled)
  • Suissa, K., Lariviere, J., Eisenberg, M. J., Eberg, M., Gore, G. C., Grad, R., . . . Filion, K. B. (2017). Efficacy and Safety of Smoking Cessation Interventions in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: A Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 10(1). doi:10.1161/circoutcomes.115.002458 (Paywalled)
  • Windle, S. B., Filion, K. B., Mancini, J. G., Adye-White, L., Joseph, L., Gore, G. C., . . . Eisenberg, M. J. (2016). Combination Therapies for Smoking Cessation: A Hierarchical Bayesian Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(6), 1060-1071. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2016.07.011 (Paywalled)
  • Schumacher, S. G., Sohn, H., Qin, Z. Z., Gore, G., Davis, J. L., Denkinger, C. M., & Pai, M. (2016). Impact of molecular diagnostics for tuberculosis on patient-important outcomes: A systematic review of study methodologies. PloS One, 11(3), e0151073. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151073. (Open access)
  • El Sherif, R., Pluye, P., Gore, G., Granikov, V., Hong, Q. N. (2016). Performance of a mixed filter to identify relevant studies for mixed studies reviews. Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA, 104(1), 47–51. doi:10.3163/1536-5050.104.1.007 (Open access)
  • Munshi, L., Dhanani, S., Shemie, S. D., Hornby, L., Gore, G., Shahin, J. (2015). Predicting time to death after withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy. Intensive Care Medicine, 41(6), 1014-1028. doi:10.1007/s00134-015-3762-9 (Paywalled)
  • Satyanarayana, S., Subbaraman, R., Shete, P., Gore, G.,  Das, J., Cattamanchi, A., Mayer, K., Menzies, D., Harries, A. D., Hopewell, P., Pai, M. (2015). Quality of tuberculosis care in India: A systematic review. International Journal of Tuberculosis & Lung Disease, 19(7), 751-753. doi:10.5588/ijtld.15.0186 (Open access)
  • Bouma, H. K., Labos, C., Gore, G. C., Wolfson, C., Keezer, M. R. (2015). The diagnostic accuracy of routine EEG after a first unprovoked seizure. European Journal of Neurology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/ene.12739 (Paywalled)
  • Nhan, C., Windle, S. B., Eisenberg, M. J., Franck, C., Gore, G., Budlovsky, T., Filion, K. B. (2015). Combination pharmacotherapies and behavioral therapies for smoking cessation: A systematic review. Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, 10(2), 25-36. Retrieved from (Open access)
  • Tremblay, M. C., Pluye, P., Gore, G., Granikov, V., Filion, K. B., Eisenberg, M. J. (2015). Regulation profiles of e-cigarettes in the United States: A critical review with qualitative synthesis. BMC Medicine, 13, 130. doi:10.1186/s12916-015-0370-z (Open access)

Selected presentations in librarianship

  • Morris, M., & Gore, G. (2014) Going to the next level: How health librarians are engaging with critical appraisal. World Library and Information Conference (WLIC), Lyon, France, August 16-21, 2014.
  • Cobus-Kuo, L., Gore, G., & Kloda, L. A. Research syntheses in graduate research: A scoping review. Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, June 16-20, 2014.
  • Holyoke, A., Farrell, A., O'Brien, K., Dennison, C., Marton, C., Thuna, M., Kysh, M., Swanberg, S., Gore, G., & Pannabecker, V. Effectiveness of instructional methods used by librarians for teaching evidence-based practice: A systematic review. Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, June 16-20, 2014.


Selected professional activities

  • Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) - 2014 Conference Planning Committee
  • Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL)

Selected activities within McGill

  • McGill Association of University Teachers (MAUT) Nominating Committee - Member, 2017-2018
  • McGill Association of University Teachers (MAUT) VP Communications, 2016-2017
  • McGill Senate - Librarian member, 2015-2018 (elected)
  • McGill Association of University Teachers (MAUT) Communications Committee - Member, 2012-2019
  • McGill Association of University Teachers (MAUT) Membership Commitee - Member, 2017-2019
  • McGill Association of University Teachers - Librarians' Section (MAUT-LS) - Secretary-Treasurer, 2011-2012 (elected), 2012-2013 (by acclamation)


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