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Michael McGillion

Bio

Dr. Michael McGillion is an Associate Professor and holds the Heart and Stroke Foundation/Michael G. DeGroote Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Nursing Research at the McMaster University School of Nursing. His current CIHR-funded research program focuses on remote automated monitoring and virtual recovery support for people recovering from cardiac and vascular surgery, social and psychological predictors of chronic post-surgical pain following cardiac surgery, patient decision support, and web-based knowledge dissemination. Dr. McGillion is an appointed member of the Heart and Stroke Foundation Inaugural Pain-Canadian Council on Mission: Priorities, Advice, Science and Strategy (CoMPASS). He has been recognized for his research and advocacy by receiving the Canadian Pain Society Early Career Award and the McMaster University Arch Award for outstanding contributions to society.

Select Publications

Peer Reviewed Contributions to Books

  • McGillion M, O’Keefe-McCarthy S, Ladak S. Pain. Assessment and management of clinical problems. In: S. M. Lewis et al., (Eds.). Medical surgical nursing in Canada: (Canadian 4th ed.). Toronto: Elsevier, Canada. 201​8.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • McGillion M, Lin-Rogano L, Kessler Borges F. (2018). Patient engagement in research related to accelerated surgical care and treatment for hip fracture. CMAJ, 190 (Suppl) S38-S39; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.180816. 2018
  • McGillion M, Duceppe E, Allan K, Marcucci M, Yang S, Johnson AP, Ross-Howe S, Peter E, Scott T, Ouellette C, Henry S, Le Manach M, Paré G, Downey B, Carroll S, Mills J, Turner A, Clyne W, Dvirnik N, Mierdel S, Poole L, Nelson M, Harvey V, Good A, Pettit S, Sanchez K, Harsha P, Mohajer D, Ponnambalam S, Bhavnani S, Lamy A, Whitlock R, and Devereaux PJ, on behalf of the PROTECT Network Investigators. Postoperative Remote Automated Monitoring: Need for and State of the Science. Can J Cardiol. 34(7):855-862. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2018.04.021. Epub Apr 25 2018
  • Writing Committee for the VISION Study Investigators, Devereaux PJ, Biccard BM, Sigamani A, Xavier D, Chan MTV, Srinathan SK, Walsh M, Abraham V, Pearse R, Wang CY, Sessler DI, Kurz A, Szczeklik W, Berwanger O, Villar JC, Malaga G, Garg AX, Chow CK, Ackland G, Patel A, Borges FK, Belley-Cote EP, Duceppe E, Spence J, Tandon V, Williams C, Sapsford RJ, Polanczyk CA, Tiboni M, Alonso-Coello P, Faruqui A, Heels-Ansdell D, Lamy A, Whitlock R, LeManach Y, Roshanov PS, McGillion M, Kavsak P, McQueen MJ, Thabane L, Rodseth RN, Buse GAL, Bhandari M, Garutti I, Jacka MJ, Schünemann HJ, Cortes OL, Coriat P, Dvirnik N, Botto F, Pettit S, Jaffe AS, Guyatt GH. Association of postoperative high-sensitivity troponin levels with myocardial injury and 30-day mortality among patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. JAMA. 2017 Apr 25;317(16):1642-1651. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.436. 2017

  • Devereaux PJ and the VISION Study Investigators (including M McGillion). Association of postoperative high-sensitivity troponin levels with myocardial injury and 30-day mortality among patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. JAMA. 317, 1642-1651. 2017

  • Roshanov P, McGillion M, et al. Bleeding impacting mortality after non cardiac surgery: A protocol to establish diagnostic criteria, estimate prognostic importance, and validate a prediction guide in an international prospective cohort study. CMAJ (in press) 2017
  • O’Keefe-McCarthy S, McGillion M, Victor JC, Rizza S, McFetridge-Durdle J. Nociceptive and Neuropathic Pain Qualities in Men and Women with Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Complex Pain Presentation. Open Journal of Nursing. 7(3), 1-14. 2017
  • McGillion ,M., Yost J, Turner A, Bender D, Scott T, Carroll S, Ritvo P, Peter E, Lamy A, Furze G, Krull K, Dunlop V, Good A, Dvirnik N, Bedini D, Naus F, Pettit S, Henry S, Probst C, Mills J, Gossage E, Travale I, Duquette J, Taberner C, Bhavnani S, Khan JS, Cowan D, Romeril E, Lee J, Colella T, Choinière M, Busse J, Katz J, Victor JC, Hoch J, Isaranuwatchai W, Kaasalainen S, Ladak S, O'Keefe-McCarthy S, Parry M, Sessler DI, Stacey M, Stevens B, Stremler R, Thabane L, Watt-Watson J, Whitlock R, MacDermid JC, Leegaard M, McKelvie R, Hillmer M, Cooper L, Arthur G, Sider K, Oliver S, Boyajian K, Farrow M, Lawton C, Gamble D, Walsh J, Field M, LeFort S, Clyne W, Ricupero M, Poole L, Russell-Wood K, Weber M, McNeil J, Alpert R, Sharpe S, Bhella S, Mohajer D, Ponnambalam S, Lakhani N, Khan R, Liu P, Devereaux P. Technology-Enabled Remote Monitoring and Self-Management — Vision for Patient Empowerment Following Cardiac and Vascular Surgery: User Testing and Randomized Controlled Trial Protocol. JMIR Res Protoc. 5(3), e149. 2016

  • Carr E, McGillion M, Watt-Watson J. Understanding the quest of pain education leaders. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(11), 2728-2737. 2016
  • Buck HG, Harkness K, Ali MU, Carroll SL, Kryworuchko J, McGillion M. The Caregiver Contribution to Heart Failure Self-Care (CACHS): Further Psychometric Testing of a Novel Instrument. Res Nurs Health, 2016 Nov 16. doi: 10.1002/nur.21775. [Epub ahead of print]
  • McGillion M, Devereaux PJ, Yost J, Bender D, Turner A, Carroll SL, Peter E, Ritvo P, Krull K, Lamy A and The SMArT VIEW team. The SMArT VIEW, CoVeRed: TecHnology Enabled monitoring and Self-MAnagemenT - Vision for patient EmpoWerment following Cardiac and VasculaR surgery. Journal of Medical Internet Research Protocol (special ecollection), 5(3), e149. 2016
  • The International Consortium of Investigators for Fairness in Trial Data Sharing, Devereaux PJ, Gyatt G, Gerstein H, Connolly S, Yusuf S, (includes M McGillion). Toward fairness in data sharing. New England Journal of Medicine, 375(5), 405-407. 2016
  • O’Keefe-McCarthy S, McGillion M, Victor JC, Jones J, McFetridge-Durdle J. Prodromal symptoms associated with acute coronary syndrome acute symptom presentation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 15(3), e52-9. 2016
  • Wang L, Guyatt GH, Kennedy SA, Romerosa B, Kwon HY, Kaushal A, Chang Y, Craigie S, de Almeida CPB, Couban RJ, Parascandalo SR, Izhar Z, Reid S, Khan JS, McGillion M, Busse JW. Predictors of persistent pain following breast cancer surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 188(14), E352-E361. 2016
  • McGillion M, Watt-Watson J. Pain assessment and management in Canada: We’ve come a long way but there are challenges on the road ahead. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 47(1), 9-16. 2015.
  • McGillion M, Victor JC, Carroll SL, Metcalfe K, O’Keefe-McCarthy S, Jamal N, Arthur HM, McKelvie R, Jolicoeur EM, Hanlon J, Stone J, Niznick J, Beanlands R, Svorkdal N, Coyte P, Stevens B, Stacey D. The CREATE method for expressing continuous outcome data in absolute terms for use in patient treatment decision aids: A validation study. Medical Decision Making, 35(8), 959-966. 2015.
  • McGillion M, Turner A, Lamy A, Carroll SL, Busse J, Buckley N, Furze G. Optimising self-management to reduce chronic pain and disability after cardiac surgery. British Journal of Cardiology. 22, 38. 2015.
  • McGillion M, Carroll SL, Arthur HM. Monitoring and management of patients with chronic atrial fibrillation: Is there added value in the identification of clinical phenotypes? (Editorial). European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 14(5), 382-383. 2015
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Honours

  • 2013 - 2016 - International Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University        
  • 2013 - 2016  - Heart and Stroke Foundation Council on Mission: Priorities, Advice, Science and Strategy (COMPASS)
  • 2013 - Canadian Pain Society Early Career Award
  • 2010 - McMaster University Arch Award
  • 2010 - Canadian Pain Society Nursing Inter-professional Pain Research Award

Grants

  • McGillion M, Devereaux, PJ (Designated Clinical Applicant), Scott, T (Co-PIs); Dvirnik N, Yost J, Carroll SL, Turner A, Clyne W, Ritvo P, Peter E, Krull K, Naus F, Lamy A, Whitlock R (Lead Contributors) and the THE SMArTVIEW Team. Getting THE SMArTVIEW, CoVeRed in Ontario: TecHnology Enabled monitoring and Self-MAnagemenT - Vision for patient EmpoWerment following Cardiac and VasculaR surgery. Ontario Centres of Excellence: Health Technology Fund Grant. Budget Amount Total: $2,687,146 (OCE: $499,313; Partner Cash Support: $571,499; Industry Support: $1,616,344). 2017-2020
  •  McGillion, M. (Nominated PI), Devereaux, P.J. (PI) and The SMArT VIEW team. THE SMArTVIEW, CoVeRed: TecHnology Enabled Self‐ManagemenT: VIsion for patient remote monitoring and EmpoWerment following Cardiac and VasculaR surgery. Hamilton Health Sciences - Research Strategic Initiatives (RFA). Budget Amount: $297,705.00. 2016-2019
  •  McGillion M (Nominated PI), Devereaux PJ, Yost J, Bender D, Turner A, Carroll SL, Peter E, Ritvo P, Krull K, Lamy A (Principal Investigators) and The SMArT VIEW team. The SMArT VIEW, CoVeRed: TecHnology Enabled monitoring and Self-MAnagemenT - Vision for patient EmpoWerment following Cardiac and VasculaR surgery. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), eHealth Innovation Partnership Program (eHIPP) Grant. Budget Amount: $12,381,275 (CIHR: 750,000; Industry: 11,631,275), 2015-2019
  •  McGillion M, Devereaux PJ, Bender D, Carroll SL, Lamy A, Turner A, Furze G, Stremler R and the SMARrT VIEW team. Coming into ‘SMArT VIEW’: A pilot study to elicit system requirements for the SMArT VIEW post-operative pain self-management intervention. Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, $30,000. 2015-2016
  • McGillion M (PI) Ladak SJ, (Student PI), Co-Investigators: Watt-Watson J, Parry M, Nichol K. Symptoms and function in the early recovery period following orthotopic liver transplantation surgery, Grant, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, Nursing Research Interest Group, Research - New Project, $3,000. 2014-2015
  •  McGillion M (Nominated PI) & Busse J (PI), Co-Investigators: Carroll SL, Choinière M, Clarke H, Coyte P, Devereaux PJ, Ebrahim S, Guerriere D, Hoch J, Isaranuwatchai W, Katz J, Lamy A, MacDermid J, Martorella G, Mulla S, Victor JC, Watt-Watson J, Whitlock R, FORESITE–VISION: Further Observation for chronic pain and poor functional recovery Risk factor Examination at the home SITE, a study in partnership with the VISION Cardiac Surgery Prospective Cohort Study, Grant, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Research - New Project, $180,000. 2014-2017
  • McGillion M (Co-PI), & Busse JW (Co-PI), Lamy A (Nominated Primary Applicant), Co-investigators: Carroll SL, Choinière M, Clarke H, Coyte P, Devereaux PJ, Ebrahim S, Guerriere D, Hoch J, Isaranuwatchai W, Katz J, MacDermid J, Martorella G, Mulla S,  Victor JC, Watt-Watson J, Whitlock R, A multisite application of FORESITE-VISION: Further Observation for chronic pain and poor functional recovery Risk factor Examination at the home SITE, a study in partnership with the VISION Cardiac Surgery Prospective Cohort Study, Grant, Hamilton Academic Health Sciences Organization (HAHSO), Research - New Project, $161,083. 2014-2016

Co- Investigator (Co-I)

  • Lavis JN (Principal Investigator), Lyddiatt A, Gavin F, Paprica A, Walker J, Grimshaw J, McGillion M. (Co-Investigators). Building patients’ capacity for finding and using patient-oriented research and for understanding how to use it to strengthen Ontario’s health system. Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Ontario SPOR Support Unit. Budget Amount: $35,000. 2016-2018
  •  Allan KS (Post-Doctoral Fellow, Award Recipient), Carroll SL, Andrade J, Healey J, Dorian P, Kohli S, Ross-Howe S, Bhella S, McGillion M. SURFACE (in SUppoRt oF Ablation CandidatEs). Canadian Arrhythmia Network (CANet) Trainee Discovery Research Proposal Competition. Budget Amount: $10,000. 2016-2017
  •  Parry M, Clarke H, (Principal Investigators), Bjoernnes AK, Cooper L, Gordon A, Harvey P, Lalloo C, Leegaard M, LeFort S, McFetridge-Durdle J, McGillion M, O’Keefe-McCarthy S, Price J, Stinson J, Victor JC, Watt-Watson J. Collaborators: Ayala P, Lenton E, Bernard K, De Angelis C, Alpha Phi Xi Chapter, Ontario Women’s Health Network, & Centre for Global eHealth Innovation. CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant, $100,000. 2016-2017
  • Carroll SL, McGillion M, Yost J, Abelson J, Healey J, Berkesse A. Following the C-Spin RoAdMAP: ReAlizing MeAningful Patient Engagement. CIHR Patient Engagement: Collaboration Grant (SPOR). Budget Amount: $15,000 (CIHR), Community) Partner $15,000. 2016-2017
  •  Carroll SL, McGillion M, Yost J, Schwalm J-D, Devereaux PJ. Budget: Preparing for Meaningful Engagement at the Population Health Research Institute- PREPARE. The Population Health Research Institute, Budget Amount: $29,814.00. 2016-2017
  •  Moayyedi P, and the IMAGINE Team (includes M McGillion), the Inflammation, Microbiome, and Alimentation: Gastro-Intestinal and Neuropsychiatric Effects- SPOR chronic disease network. CIHR-SPOR Networks in Chronic Disease, Budget amount: $12,500,00. 2016-2021
  •  Buckley N, Choinière M, Davis K, Diatchenko L, Finley A, Frèchette P, Gilron I, Iorio A, Hudspith M, Latimer M, MacDermid J, Poulin P, Schneider C, Stevens B, Stinson J (Principal Investigators). Baerg K, Beaudet N, Busse J, Craig K, Devereaux PJ, El-Gabalawy R, Gendron L, Ghasemlou N, Gordon A, Hadjistavropoulos T, Jarvi K, Katz J, McGillion M, Moulin D, Noel M, Prescott S, Salter M, Sessle B, Shamji M, Singh G, Toupin-April K, Walton D, Ware M, Watt-Watson  J (Co-Investigators). Chronic Pain Network (Strategy for Patient–Oriented Research (SPOR) Networks in Chronic Disease). Budget amount: CIHR: $12,450,000; plus $12,450,000: partnership matching over 5 years. 2016-2021
  •  Lavis JN, Levinson A, Haynes B, Raina P, Stacey D, Dobbins M, Carroll SL, McGillion M. Helping Canadians get more involved in health and healthcare decisions: Adding a decision aid database to the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal. Labarge Optimal Aging Inititative Grant. Budget Amount: $98,538, 2015-2016
  • Devereaux PJ, and the Perioperative Research Team (includes M McGillion). Predicting and preventing the major vascular complications of surgery. CIHR Foundation Scheme Grant. Budget Amount: $8,439,205. 2015-2022
  • Devereaux PJ, et al. (includes M McGillion). HIP fracture Accelerated surgical TreaTment And Care tracK (HIP ATTACK) – Randomized Controlled Trial of Accelerated Medical Clearance and Surgery versus Standard Care for Hip Fracture, Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) IMPACT Award (3-year grant), $1,849,614. 2015-2018
  •  Buckley N and team (includes M McGillion). Reducing the Impact of Chronic Pain in Canada. Letter of Intent Submitted to: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Patient Engagement Grants, Budget amount: $50,000. 2015-2016
  •  Shanthanna H, Khan J, Devereaux PJ, McGillion M. Hip fracture Accelerated surgical TreaTment And Care (HIP ATTACK) Pain Sub-study. Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, $30,000. 2015-2016
  •  Busse J, Bhandari M, Devereaux PJ, Hapidou E, Khan J, Manach YL, McGillion M. Cognitive behavioural therapy to prevent post-surgical pain following surgical fixation of tibila fractures: A pilot study. Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, $30,000. 2015-2016
  •  MacDermid J, Akhtar-Danesh N, Devereaux PJ, Grewal R, McGillion M, Miller J, Sinden K, Wideman T. Advancing understanding of gender, work and pain, Grant, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Research- New Project $100,000. 2014-2015
  •  Stinson J, Campbell F, Chorney J, Clark A, Dick B, Forgeron P, Gordon A, Jibb L, Lalloo C, McGillion M, Montgomery L, Palermo T, Rashiq S, Ruskin D, Simmonds M, Tupper S, Victor JC. iCanCope with pain: An integrated smart phone and web self-management program for adolescents and young adults with chronic pain, Grant, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Research- New Project $383,884. 2014-2017

Research

Dr. McGillion is interested in digital health, with a primary focus on remote automated monitoring and virtual, connected care strategies to reduce postoperative complications and improve the experience of recovery following cardiac and vascular surgeries. He is also interested in predictors and strategies to prevent chronic post-surgical pain following these procedures.  

Courses

Graduate Teaching

2017 (Term 2)      PhD and Post-Doctoral Seminar
2016 (Term 2)      PhD and Post-Doctoral Seminar

Undergraduate Teaching

2016 (Term 2)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                          SCI 2S03, Intro to Statistics for Nursing
                             (Academic year 2015/2016)

2015 (Term 2)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                          SCI 2S03, Intro to Statistics for Nursing
                             (Academic year 2014/2015)

 2014 (Term 2)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                           SCI 2S03, Intro to Statistics for Nursing
                             (Academic year 2013/2014)

 2015 (Term 2)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                           SCI 4NR3, Nursing Research
                             (Academic year 2014/2015)

2015 (Term 1)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                          SCI 4NR3, Nursing Research
                             (Academic year 2014/2015)

 2014 (Term 2)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                           SCI 4NR3, Nursing Research
                             (Academic year 2013/2014)

2015 (Term 2)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                          4K10-4J07, Clinical Tutor
                             (Academic year 2014/2015)

 2015 (Term 1)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                           4K10-4J07, Clinical Tutor
                             (Academic year 2014/2015)

 2014 (Term 2)      BScN Program, McMaster University
                           4K10-4J07, Clinical Tutor
                             (Academic year 2013/2014)

Presentations

  • McGillion M, Harsha P. Webinar: Stakeholder management and early experience with remote automated monitoring. For Digital Health Canada. November 28, 2018.

  • McGillion M. Innovative solutions to Hallway Health Care. Ontario Universities Policy Discussion Series. Toronto, ON. October 30, 2018.

  • Plenary: McGillion M. Launching remote automated monitoring trials: Lessons learned and the way forward. Perioperative Care Congress, Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto. May 11, 2018.
  • McGillion M. Digital Health Literacy: Case example of SMArTVIEW. Ontario Health Literacy Symposium, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto. March 19, 2018.
  • Plenary: McGillion M, Devereaux PJ. Remote automated monitoring following surgery: Need for and state of the science. Canadian Journal of Cardiology Symposium: New Models of Cardiovascular Care Delivery. Vancouver, BC, October 23, 2017.

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