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My research explores the activities of corporations in relation to healthcare and scientific research and analyses the implications for sustainable, equitable, public health policy.
Dr. Grundy’s research explores the interactions between the medically-related industry, including pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and public health systems and the implications for the delivery of health services, health evidence, and health policies. Dr. Grundy is the author of Infiltrating Healthcare: How Marketing Works Underground to Influence Nurses (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018), which details the first in-depth study of the ways that registered nurses interact with pharmaceutical and medical device company representatives.
Dr. Grundy serves as the Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Governance, Accountability, and Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Sector , and is cross-appointed to the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. She serves as Associate Director, Nursing, for the Collaborative Centre for Climate, Health, and Sustainable Care, a multi-faculty unit at the University of Toronto. In these roles, Dr. Grundy leads and supports efforts to improve the governance and sustainability of health technology systems through research, education, practice change and policy development