Jon is Senior Lecturer in Primary Healthcare Research – Public and Patient Involvement, in the UL Graduate Entry Medical School. He is a public health researcher with a background in health promotion and the anthropology of development. His research interests are in understanding the theory and practice of multi- stakeholder engagement for co-creating new knowledge and its translation into action in primary health care and community health. Jon is co-author of Canada’s Guide to Researcher and Knowledge-User Collaboration in Health Research (CIHR), and was a founding member of Participatory Research at McGill (PRAM), McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Jon has undertaken partnered research involving a broad range of stakeholders including patients, health practitioners, community organisations, policy makers and health service decision-makers, and has worked extensively with Indigenous communities, particularly the award-winning Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project (KSDPP).


Salsberg J, Macridis S, Garcia Bengoechea E, Macaulay AC, Moore S. (2017). The Shifting Dynamics of Social Roles and Project Ownership over the Lifecycle of a Community-Based Participatory Research Project. Family Practice. 34 (3): 305-312.

Salsberg J, Macridis S, Garcia Bengoechea E, Macaulay AC, Moore S. (2017). Engagement Strategies that Foster Community Self-Determination in Participatory Research: Insider Ownership Through Outsider Championship. Family Practice. 34 (3): 336-340.

Ramsden V, Salsberg J, Herbert C, Westfall J, LeMaster J, Macaulay AC. (2017). Patient and community oriented research: How is authentic engagement identified in grant applications?. Canadian Family Physician. 63 (1): 74-76. PMCID: PMC5257224.

Salsberg J, Parry D, Pluye P, Macridis S, Herbert S & Macaulay AC. (2015). Successful Strategies to Engage Research Partners for Translating Evidence into Action in Community Health: A Critical Review. Journal of Environmental and Public Health.

Jagosh J, Macaulay AC, Pluye P, Salsberg J, Bush PL, Henderson J, Sirett E, Wong G, Cargo M, Herbert CP, Seifer SD, Green LW, Greenhalgh T. (2012). Uncovering the Benefits of Participatory Research: Implications of a Realist Review for Health Research and Practice. Milbank Quarterly, 90(2): 311-346.