Transmissibility of COVID-19 Among Vaccinated Individuals

Project Status:In progress

Knowledge User(s)

Alberta Health Services

Patient/Public Partner(s)

Cathy Telfer, JoAnne Mosel

Funding Source(s)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research through COVID-END

Research Approach


Project Lead(s)

Carolyn Gall TEST

Position: Director of Guidelines and Knowledge Translation

Carolyn is the Director of Guidelines and Knowledge Translation at the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS). Carolyn joined CCS in June 2020 to oversee and direct all aspects of the knowledge-to-action cycle for the Canadian cardiovascular care community. The team she leads applies best/promising practices in developing comprehensive, long-term strategies for the dissemination and implementation of national clinical practice guidelines with the aim of informing practice, improving patient outcomes and influencing policy.
For ten years prior to joining CCS, Carolyn led Guideline Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) at Diabetes Canada (DC) and worked in strong collaboration with staff teams and professional volunteer committees. Successes from the DC Guideline D&I strategies culminated in 12 peer-reviewed publications that document D&I processes and reach, outcomes, and knowledge and confidence changes for healthcare providers in practice.
Carolyn studied clinical nutrition at the University of Guelph. In addition, she has developed complementary expertise through completing studies in equity, diversity and inclusion, research ethics from Health Canada and the University of Miami. She has also developed advanced knowledge and skills in organizational leadership, program implementation and communications. Prior to joining CCS and Diabetes Canada, Carolyn spent several years in the food and clinical nutrition industry where she supported product development and expert sensory evaluation. She also created optimal nutrition and wellness communication and education tools for Canadians.
Carolyn lives in Oshawa with her husband and two teenage daughters.

Carolyn Gall TEST

Director of Guidelines and Knowledge Translation

Carolyn is the Director of Guidelines and Knowledge Translation at...

Zoe Jordan

Position: Executive Director of JBI

Professor Zoe Jordan is the Executive Director of JBI (formerly the Joanna Briggs Institute). She has been working in the field of evidence-based healthcare for more than 20 years and has a passion for supporting the use of high-quality evidence to inform decisions at the point of care. She has published and presented widely and has a keen interest in the relationship between communication theory, engagement and translation science, particularly in an increasingly global context. Working across JBI’s international collaboration, Professor Jordan is also interested in cross cultural collaboration, including but not limited to discursive competence, cultural brokering and relational empathy.

Zoe Jordan

Executive Director of JBI

Professor Zoe Jordan is the Executive Director of JBI (formerly...

Project Outputs

Updated Report (September 24, 2021)

Plain Language Summary (June 15, 2021)

Updated Report (May 27, 2021)

Final Report (March 12, 2021)