null Abhinav Sharma, MD, PhD

Scientist, RI-MUHC

Cardiovascular Health Across the Lifespan Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, MUHC


Research Focus

My research is in the field of digital health, with a focus on how to optimize health behaviours in order to improve outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Selected Publications

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  • Bengio, Y., Janda, R., Yu, Y. W., Ippolito, D., Jarvie, M., Pilat, D., … Sharma, A. (2020). The need for privacy with public digital contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lancet Digital Health, 0(0).

  • Sharma, A., Harrington, R. A., McClellan, M. B., Turakhia, M. P., Eapen, Z. J., Steinhubl, S., … Peterson, E. D. (2018). Using Digital Health Technology to Better Generate Evidence and Deliver Evidence-Based Care. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

  • Sharma, A., Mentz, R. J., Granger, B. B., Heitner, J. F., Cooper, L. B., Banerjee, D., … Felker, G. M. (2019). Utilizing mobile technologies to improve physical activity and medication adherence in patients with heart failure and diabetes mellitus: Rationale and design of the TARGET-HF-DM Trial. American Heart Journal, 211, 22–33.

  • Sharma, A., Pagidipati, N. J., Califf, R. M., McGuire, D. K., Green, J. B., Demets, D., … Granger, C. B. (2020). Impact of Regulatory Guidance on Evaluating Cardiovascular Risk of New Glucose-Lowering Therapies to Treat Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Lessons Learned and Future Directions. Circulation.

  • Sharma, A., Zhao, X., Hammill, B. G., Hernandez, A. F., Fonarow, G. C., Felker, G. M., … DeVore, A. D. (2018). Trends in Noncardiovascular Comorbidities Among Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure: Insights From the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Registry. Circulation: Heart Failure, 11(6).