Joel Gagnier

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University: 
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Unit: 
Medicine
Department: 
Department of Epidemiology
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Phone: 
734-930-7428
Short bio: 

Ph.D. University of Toronto, Canada. Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. 2010.

M.Sc. University of Toronto, Canada. Clinical Epidemiology and Health-Care Research. 2005.

N.D. Canadian College of Natropathic Medicine. 2001.

Honours B.A. University of Windsor, Canada. Psychology. 1996.

Research summary: 

Clinical research methods and reporting, evidence-based medicine, biostatistics, orthopaedic surgery, musculoskeletal conditions.

Recent publications: 

Gagnier JJ, Morgenstern H, Moher D. Recommendations for investigating clinical heterogeneity in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. 2012. (Submitted).

Jepsen KJ, Evans R, Negus CH, Gagnier JJ, Centi A, Arbel Y, Hadid A, Yanovich R, Moran DS. Variation in tibial functionality and fracture susceptibility among healthy, young adults arises from the acquisition of biologically distinct sets of traits. 2012. JBMR (Accepted)

Li Y, Heyworth BE, Glotzbecker M, Seeley M, Suppan CA, Gagnier J, VanderHave KL, Caird MS, Farley FA, Hedequist D. Comparison of titanium elastic nail and plate fixation of pediatric subtrochanteric femur fractures. 2012. J Ped Orthopae (Accepted).

Grant J, Gagnier JJ, Beedi A, Miller B. Ability of Pre-Season Body Composition and Physical Fitness to Predict the Risk of Injury in Male Collegiate Hockey Players. 2012. AJSM (Accepted).

Gagnier JJ, Kellam P. Reporting and methodological quality of systematic reviews in orthopaedic surgery. 2012. JBJS. (Accepted).

Gagnier JJ, Chess L. Methodolological quality of randomized controlled trials in the orthopaedic literature. 2012. (Submitted).

Gomberawalla M, Miller BS, Coale RM, Bedi A, Gagnier JJ. A Meta-analysis of Joint Preservation Versus Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Displaced 3- and 4-part Fractures of the Proximal Humerus. 2012. (Submitted).

Briski L, Gagnier JJ. A Systematic Review of Post-Operative Rehabilitation Efforts Designed to Prevent Recurrence of Shoulder Injuries in Adolescents and Adults. 2012. (Submitted).

Gagnier JJ,  Beyene J, Moher D, Boon H, Bombardier C. Methods of assessing clinical heterogeneity in systematic reviews: A methodologic review. BMC Medical Res Methodology. 2012.

Gagnier JJ, Morgenstern H, Chess L. Meta-analysis of neuromuscular interventions for prevention of anterior cruciate ligament injuries. AJSM. 2012.

Gagnier JJ, Bombardier C, Boon H, Moher D, Beyene J. An empirical study using permutation-based resampling in meta-regression. Systematic Reviews. 2012, 1:18.

Furlan AD, Yazdi F, Tsertsvadze A, Gross A, Van Tulder MW, Santaguida PL, Gagnier JJ, Ammendolia C, Dryden T, Doucette S, Skidmore B, Daniel R, Tsouros S and Ostermann T. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Efficacy, Cost-Effectiveness, and Safety of selected complementary and alternative medicine for neck and low-back pain. Evidence Based Complem Altern Med. 2012: 953139. Epub 2011 Nov 24.

Cameron M, Gagnier J, Chrubasik S. Herbal therapy for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;16(2): CD002948

Gagnier JJ, Moher D, Boon H, Beyene J, Bombardier C. Randomized controlled trials of herbal intervention underreport important details of the intervention. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011; 64(7): 760-9.

MacPherson H, Altman DG, Hammerschlag R, Youping L, White A, Moher D; STRICTA Revision Group. Revised Standards Reporting Intervention in Clinical Trials of Acupuncture (STRICTA): extending the CONSORT statement. J Evid Based Med. 2010;Aug;3(3):140-55.

MacPherson H, Altman DG, Hammerschlag R, Li Y, Wu T, White A, Moher D; STRICTA Revision Group. Revised Standards Reporting Intervention in Clinical Trials of Acupuncture (STRICTA): extending the CONSORT statement. J Altern Complement Med. 2010; Oct;16(10):ST1-14

MacPherson H, Altman DG, Hammerschlag R, Li Y, Wu T, White A, Moher D; STRICTA Revision Group. Revised Standards Reporting Intervention in Clinical Trials of Acupuncture (STRICTA): extending the CONSORT statement. Acupunct Med. 2010;28(2):83-93.

MacPherson H, Altman DG, Hammerschlag R, Li Y, Wu T, White A, Moher D; STRICTA Revision Group. Revised Standards Reporting Intervention in Clinical Trials of Acupuncture (STRICTA): extending the CONSORT statement. PLoS Med. 2010;7(6):e1000261.

Furlan A, Yazdi F, Tsertsvadze A, Gross A, Van Tulder, M, Santaguida L, Cherkin D, Gagnier J, Ammendolia C, Ansari M, Ostermann T, Dryden T, Doucette S, Skidmore B, Daniel R, Tsouros S, Weeks L, Galipeau J. Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Back Pain II. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 194. (Prepared by the University of Ottawa Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2007-10059-I (EPCIII). AHRQ Publication No. 10(11)E007. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. October 2010.

Gagnier, J.J.  Evidence based review of natural health products for non-specific low back pain .The Open Pain Journal. 2010;3: 52-9.

Cameron M, Gagnier JJ, Little CV, Parsons T, Blumle A, Chrubasik S. Evidence of Effectiveness of Herbal Medicinal Products in the Treatment of Arthritis .Part 2: Rhuematoid Arthritis. Phytotherapy Research. 2009;23(12): 1647-62.

Cameron M, Gagnier JJ, Little CV, Parsons T, Blumle A, Chrubasik S. Evidence of Effectiveness of Herbal Medicinal Products in the Treatment of Arthritis .Part 1: Osteoarthritis. Phytotherapy Research. 2009;23(11): 1497-515.

Oxman, A, Lumbard, C, Treweek, S, Gagnier, JJ, Maclure, M. A pragmatic resolution. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2009; 65(5): 495-8.

Santaguida PL, Gross A, Busse J, Gagnier J, Walker K, Bhandari M, Raina P. Evidence Report on Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Back Pain Utilization Report. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment. 2009, No. 177.

Zwarenstein, M, Treweek, S, Altman, DG, Gagnier, JJ, Tunis, S, Haynes, RB, Oxman, AD, Moher, D. Improving the reporting of pragmatic trials: an extension of the CONSORT Statement. The British Medical Journal. 2008, 337.

Oxman, A, Lumbard, C, Treweek, S, Gagnier, JJ, Maclure, M. Why we will remain pragmatists: four problems with the impractical mechanistic framework and a better solution. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2009; 65(5): 485-8.

Gagnier, J.J.  Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with natural health products. The Spine Journal. 2008:8;70-9.

Gagnier, J.J. Commentary: Methods to increase response rates to postal questionnaires. International Journal of Epidemiology. Sept 13th, 2007.

Gagnier, J.J., Rochon, P.A., Boon, H., Barnes, J., Moher, D., Bombardier, C., for the CONSORT Group. Improving the reporting of randomized controlled trials of herbal medicine interventions: Explanation and elaboration. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2006:59;1134-49.

Gagnier, J.J., VanTulder, M.W., Berman, B., Bombardier, C. Herbal medicine for low back pain: A Cochrane Review. Spine. 2007;32(1):82-92.

Gagnier, J.J., VanTulder, M.W., Berman, B., Bombardier, C. Herbal medicine for low back pain. Cochrane Library, 2006; Issue 1.

Gagnier, J.J. , DeMelo, J., Boon, H., Rochon, P, Bombardier, C. Reporting quality of controlled intervention trials of herbal medicine. American Journal Of Medicine. 2006:119(9).

Gagnier, J.J., Rochon, P.A., Boon, H., Barnes, J., Moher, D.,  Bombardier, C., for the CONSORT Group. Improving the quality of reporting randomized controlled trials evaluating herbal medicine interventions: Implementing the CONSORT statement. HerbalGram. 2006;71:50-6.

Gagnier J.J., Moher D. Commentary: Helping consumers of healthcare knowledge: improving the quality of reports of randomized controlled trials. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. 2006; 2:2.

Gagnier, J.J., Rochon, P.A., Boon, H., Barnes, J., Moher, D.,  Bombardier, C., for the CONSORT Group. Improving the reporting of randomized controlled trials of herbal medicine interventions: An application of the CONSORT statement. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2006:144:364-7.

Gagnier, J.J., Rochon, P.A., Boon, H., Barnes, J., Moher, D.,  Bombardier, C., for the CONSORT Group. Improving the reporting of randomized controlled trials of herbal medicine interventions: An application of the CONSORT statement. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. 2006;2:2.

Mills, E., Wu, P., Gagnier, J.J., Montori, V. Quality of reporting since revised CONSORT statement. Contemp Clin Trials. 2005;26(4):480-7.

VanTulder M, Furlan A, Gagnier J. Guest Editorial: Complementary and alternative therapies for low back pain. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2005 Aug;19(4):639-54.

Krleza-Jeric K, Chan A-W, Dickersin K for the Ottawa Group (writing committee includes J. Gagnier). Proposal for International Registration of Protocol Information and Results from Human Trials of Health-related Interventions. BMJ.

Ioannidis JPA, Evans SJW, Gotzsche PC, O’Neill RT, Altman DG, Schulz K, Moher D, for the CONSORT Group (writing committee includes J. Gagnier). Better reporting of harms in randomized trials: An extension of the CONSORT statement. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2004;141:781-88.

Mills EJ, Wu P, Gagnier JJ, Heels-Ansdell D, Montori VM. From endorsement to enforcement: Adherence to the consolidated standards of reporting trials in general medical and specialist journals. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2005 Jul;58(7):662-7

Mills EJ, Wu P, Gagnier JJ, Montori VM, Ebbert J. Acupuncture for cocaine dependence: A systematic review. Harms Journal 2005;2:4.

Moher, D., Altman, D.G.,, Schulz, K, Elbourne, D. for the CONSORT Group (writing committee includes J. Gagnier). Opportunities and challenges for improving the quality of reporting clinical research: CONSORT and beyond. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2004; 171(4):349-50

Gagnier, J.J., Chrubasik, S., Manheimer, E. . Harpagophytum procumbens for osteoarthritis and low back pain: A systematic review. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2004;4(1):13

Campbell, M.K., Elbourne, D.R., Altman, D.G.  for the CONSORT Group (writing committee includes J. Gagnier). CONSORT statement: extension to cluster randomised trials. British Medical Journal. 2004; 328; 301-8.

Gagnier, J.J. Letter to the Editor, A clarification of critical appraisal, evidence and education.  Medscape General Medicine. 2004;April.

Mills, E., Prousky, J., Gagnier, G., Raskin, G., Rachlis, B., Juurlink, D. The safety of over the counter niacin: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. BMC Clinical Pharmacology 2003; 3(1):4.

Gagnier, J.J. The therapeutic Potential of Melatonin in Migraines and other Headache Types. Alternative Medicine Review 2001:6(4);383-389.

McDonald, D., Gagnier, J.J., Friedman, H. The Self-Expansiveness Level Form: Examination of its Validity and Relation to the NEO Personality Inventory Revised. Psychological Reports 2000:86;707-726.