Dr. Janusz Kaczorowski (M.A., PhD.) is a Medical Sociologist with a research bachground in family medicine, epidemiology, psychology, and sociology. Dr. Kaczorowski is a Professor and Research Director in the Department of Family Medicine at the Université de Montréal. He holds the Dr. Sadok Besrour Chair in Family Medicine, the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Chair in Optimal Management of Chronic Disease, and the CIHR/Heart and Stroke/Hypertension Canada chair in prevention and management of hypertension. Dr. Kaczorowski co-directs the Health Innovation and Evaluation Hub at Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre (CRCHUM). Dr. Kaczorowski plays leadership roles in hypertension, stroke, and primary care research communities in Canada. In 2015, he was named one of the Top 20 Pioneers in Family Medicine Research and in 2013 Family Medicine Researcher of the Year, by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
He has an active, collaborative, and multi-disciplinary research agenda that includes optimal use of therapeutics in primary care, primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke, knowledge transfer, health services research and population health. Dr. Kaczorowski has over 20 years experience in developing, coordinating, and completing all aspects of research studies in primary care. He has held a number of large grants both as a Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator and has co-authored over 220 peer-reviewed articles.