Dr. Andre Bussieres, DC, MSc, PhD candidate.
Subject: Chiropractors (Achievements and awards)
Medical societies (Achievements and awards)
Pub Date: 01/01/2010
Publication: Name: Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association Publisher: Canadian Chiropractic Association Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 Canadian Chiropractic Association ISSN: 0008-3194
Issue: Date: Jan, 2010 Source Volume: 54 Source Issue: 1
Topic: Event Code: 540 Executive changes & profiles
Product: Product Code: 8041000 Chiropractors; 8622000 Medical Associations NAICS Code: 62131 Offices of Chiropractors; 81392 Professional Organizations SIC Code: 8041 Offices and clinics of chiropractors; 8621 Professional organizations
Organization: Organization: University of Ottawa; University of Ottawa
Persons: Named Person: Bussieres, Andre
Geographic: Geographic Scope: Canada Geographic Code: 1CANA Canada
Accession Number: 259589890
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Dr. Andre Bussieres

University of Ottawa

The CCA is delighted to announce that Dr. Andre Bussieres has been named the recipient of the 2009 CCA Young Investigator Award.

This award recognizes young researchers working in the field of chiropractic and is given for a paper submitted for this competition that has not yet been published, or for a recently published paper. The investigator has not had his/her degree longer than two years before submitting the work.

Dr. Bussieres was nominated by Dr. Allan Gotlib, JCCA Editor, Dr. Frank Mangoni, Chair of the CCA Research Committee and Dr. Jeff Warren, Governor from Alberta.

Dr. Bussieres is well published for a Young Investigator and among his many other publications, in 2008 and 2009 he published two very significant papers in the JCCA entitled:

1 Research consortium workshop III to advance the Canadian Chiropractic Research Agenda. J Can Chiropr Assoc 2009; 53(1):7-13.

2 Chiropractic research capacity in Canada in 2008. J Can Chiropr Assoc 2009; 53(2):78-86.

In addition, he was the principal investigator of three diagnostic imaging practice guidelines for musculoskeletal complaints in adults. These were published in JMPT and recently posted on The National Guideline Clearinghouse[TM].

Dr. Andre Bussieres is a CMCC graduate (1991) and completed a BSc in Nursing in 1987 and an MSc in Kinesiology in 2008. He is a Fellow of the College of Chiropractic Sciences (Canada) and serves as a member of the JCCA Editorial Board and as a peer reviewer to a number of journals. To date he has written over 20 scientific and clinical articles and 3 book chapters.

Dr. Bussieres was in full time practice from 1993 to 2002 and remained in part time practice until recently. He is a full professor at UQTR and was program director of the chiropractic department between 2005 and 2008.

Currently Dr. Bussieres is undertaking his PhD training in Population Health at the University of Ottawa and is supported by an admission scholarship. His supervisor is Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw who is the Director of the Canadian Cochrane Network and Center and also a Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Transfer.

His PhD research thesis focuses on Knowledge Transfer and Exchange (KTE) of clinical practice guidelines and the overall goal of his thesis project is to establish a scientific rationale for interventions to translate research findings into clinical practice.

In addition, he recently won two international prizes, from the European Chiropractic Union (ECU) and the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Educational Conference (ACC-RAC), National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, for his paper entitled: "Diagnostic imaging guidelines implementation study: A randomized trial with postal follow-ups."

Dr. Bussieres has made very significant contributions to the chiropractic community during the past several years. His extraordinary dedication to advancing the profession and his leadership skills will bring tremendous benefit to the profession in the coming years.

Congratulations to Dr. Bussieres!
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