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Personal profile


Grant Russell is a primary care clinician and health services researcher. He is the Professor of Primary Care Research and Director of the Southern Academic Primary Care Research Unit (SAPCRU) within the Department of General Practice at Monash University.

He is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and completed GP training with the Familiy Medicine Program in 1989. he subsequently worked as a GP in Perth, setting up a small, independent general practice with colleagues prior to leaving for Canada in 2005 to work as an academic family physician and clinician investigator at the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

His research program is directed towards understanding and measuring the impact of primary care reform on patients, clinicians and general practices. He has been responsible for over 100 peer reviewed publications and over $8,000,000 of research funding as a principal investigator. While in Canada he received a President's Award from the North American Primaty Care Research Group for leadership in several national investigations of research capacity in primary care.

External positions

Associate Professor , University of Ottawa


Research area keywords

  • Canadian Health Care
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Planning/Policy
  • Health Services Delivery
  • Primary Care
  • Primary health care
  • Research Capacity Development
  • Refugee Health

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Research Output

Barriers and enablers to the use of venous leg ulcer clinical practice guidelines in Australian primary care: A qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework

Weller, C. D., Richards, C., Turnour, L., Patey, A. M., Russell, G. & Team, V., 1 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Nursing Studies. 103, 12 p., 103503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

An intervention to improve general practice connections for dental patients

Shankumar, R., Russell, G., Clifford, S., Long, K. M. & Enticott, J., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Clinical characteristics of patients with asthma COPD overlap (ACO) in australian primary care

Izbicki, G., Teo, V., Liang, J., Russell, G. M., Holland, A. E., Zwar, N. A., Bonevski, B., Mahal, A., Eustace, P., Paul, E., Phillips, K., Wilson, S., George, J. & Abramson, M. J., 2019, In : International Journal of COPD. 14, p. 2745-2752 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Correction: Effectiveness of quality incentive payments in general practice (EQuIP-GP): A study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial of an outcomes-based funding model in Australian general practice to improve patient care (BMC Health Services Research (2019) 19 (529) DOI: 10.1186/s12913-019-4336-2)

Peterson, G. M., Russell, G., Radford, J. C., Zwar, N., Mazza, D., Eckermann, S., Mullan, J., Batterham, M. J., Hammond, A. & Bonney, A., 19 Aug 2019, In : BMC Health Services Research. 19, 1, 1 p., 581.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Open Access


AAAPC North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Prize

Russell, Grant (Recipient), 1 Sep 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Outstanding Research Article Award for 2013

Russell, Grant (Recipient), 1 Jun 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)