Co-Principal Investigator | Dartmouth College
Glyn Elwyn BA MD MSc PhD is a tenured professor and physician-researcher at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, USA. After reading the humanities he qualified in medicine in the United Kingdom. He completed his doctorate with Professor Richard Grol in the Netherlands. He leads an interdisciplinary team examining the implementation of shared decision making into routine settings and the development and impact of Option Grids TM decision aids, evidence-based tools to facilitate better clinical conversations. He has developed the Observer OPTION and CollaboRATE instruments to measure shared decision making. He is the lead editor of 'Shared decision making in Health Care' (Oxford University Press, 3rd edition). He holds the following positions: Honorary Research Chair at Cardiff University, UK, Chair at the Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands, and Visiting Professor, working with Peter Fonagy and colleagues at University College London.