Henry Siu completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Toronto in 2008, and his residency training at McMaster University in 2010. He joined the department full time in 2013.
His clinical interests include complex patient management, care of the elderly, and developing clinical expertise in wound care. He currently practices out of Stonechurch Family Health Centre as a family physician, and as an attending physician at a local long-term care facility. In the past, he has also worked extensively with the Good Shepherd Men’s Centre and Wesley Urban Ministries in the downtown Hamilton core to provide primary care to the disenfranchised.
His current research endeavours involve enabling medication concordance in community dwelling seniors, deprescribing, and research in long-term care including auditing advance care planning rates and assessing clinicians barriers to long-term care, implementing a new periodic health examination form, and developing an N of 1 tapering algorithm for antipsychotics. He has recently received grants from the Canadian Frailty Network to pursue his research interests and have published articles in Canadian Family Physician about his work in long-term care.
Grants Toggle Grants
- Agency:Labarge Optimal Aging Opportunities FundYear(s):2016Grant Amount:$75,000
- Agency:Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) – 2016 1st Live PilotYear(s):July 2016 - June 2020Grant Amount:$974,737
- Project:Agency:College of Family Physicians of Canada, Janus Research GrantYear(s):July 2016 - December 2018Grant Amount:$14,270
- Agency:Technology Evaluation in the Elderly (TVN)Year(s):2015 - 2016Grant Amount:$20,000
- Agency:TVN 2015 Catalyst GrantYear(s):July 2016 to June 2017Grant Amount:$100,000
- Agency:Department of Family Medicine Pilot Funding for Family Medicine Associates, McMaster UniversityYear(s):May 2014 – June 2015Grant Amount:$5,000
- Agency:Canadian Institute for Health Information-Partnership for Health System ImprovementYear(s):June 2014 – May 2015Grant Amount:$654,404
- Project:Agency:Ontario Medical Association/Ministry of Long Term CareYear(s):March 2014-March 2015Grant Amount:$750,000
Publications Toggle Publications
- Title:Date of Publication:December 2015Volume:7Issue:1-3Pages:30–34
- Title:Date of Publication:October 19, 2016
- Date of Publication:February, 2016Volume:62Issue:2Pages:147–155
- Date of Publication:March 2015Volume:61Issue:3Pages:211–213, 218–221