Dr. Sarah Munro is a qualitative health services researcher whose focus is knowledge translation and implementation science in women’s health. Dr. Munro completed her graduate studies at the University of British Columbia and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
Dr. Munro teaches and supervises in qualitative methods, mixed methods, knowledge translation, and implementation science. Her particular teaching interest is in developing capacity in patient-oriented knowledge translation and shared decision-making among graduate and clinical learners.
Dr. Munro’s program of research focuses on investigating the factors that influence implementation of evidence-based innovations in women’s health care. She leads integrated knowledge translation studies on implementation of shared decision-making tools for use in the childbearing year and best practices in family planning. Dr. Munro also develops and tests tools that support effective patient-oriented knowledge translation, including decision aids and short documentaries.