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).