Dr. Quinn Grundy is an Assistant Professor with the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto and an Honorary Senior Lecturer with the School of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre at The University of Sydney. Dr. Grundy’s research explores the commercial determinants of health and their impact on the delivery of health services, health evidence, and consumer health information. Her research encompasses three main themes: The relationships between health professionals and medically-related industry; Conflicts of interest and industry sponsorship within biomedical research; and Commercial influences in mobile health.
Dr. Grundy is a fellow with the WHO’s Collaborating Centre for Governance, Accountability and Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Sector at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. She is also a member of the international Evidence, Policy, and Influence Collaborative at The University of Sydney where she held a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Dr. Grundy is the author of Infiltrating Healthcare: How Marketing Works Underground to Influence Nurses published by Johns Hopkins University Press, which details the first in-depth study of the ways that registered nurses interact with pharmaceutical and medical device company representatives.