June Carroll



Sinai Health System
Granovsky Gluskin Family Medicine Centre, 60 Murray St 4th Floor Box 25 , Toronto, Ontario Canada M5T 3L9
Research Interests
Genetics and Genomics, Health Service Delivery, Knowledge Translation, Qualitative Data Analysis, Mixed Methods, Survey Methods, Prenatal Screening
Not Accepting Students

Current Appointments
2015 Jul - present: Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2011 Jan - present: Co-Founding Director, GEC-KO: Genetics Education Canada: Knowledge Organization, Ontario, Canada
1980 Jul 1 - present: Family Physician, Ray D Wolfe Department of Family Medicine, Granovsky Gluskin Family Medicine Centre, Mount Sinai Academic Family Health Team, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2009 - present: Clinician Scientist, University of Toronto: Department of Family and Community Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

Research Synopsis

My research focuses on the development, evaluation and implementation of practice tools and knowledge translation strategies to enhance primary care practice in genomic medicine.

Recent Publications

Carroll JC, Makuwaza T, Manca DP, Sopcak N, Permaul JA, O'Brien MA, Heisey R, Eisenhauer EA, Easley J, Krzyzanowska MK, Miedema B, Pruthi S, Sawka C, Schneider N, Sussman J, Urquhart R, Versaevel C,
Grunfeld E, on behalf of CanIMPACT. (2016). Primary care providers' experiences with and perceptions of personalized genomic medicine. Canadian Family Physician. 62: e626.

Carroll JC, Grad R, Allanson JE, Pluye P, Permaul JA, Pimlott N, Wilson BJ. (2016). The Gene Messenger Impact Project: An innovative genetics continuing education strategy for primary care providers. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 36(3): 178-185.

Wilson BJ, Islam R, Francis JJ, Grimshaw JM, Permaul JA, Allanson JE, Blaine S, Graham ID, Meschino WS, Ramsay CR, Carroll JC.(2016). Supporting genetics in primary care: Investigating how theory can inform professional education. European Journal of Human Genetics. 2016: 1-6.

Carroll JC, Blaine S, Permaul J, Dicks E, Warner E, Esplen MJ, Rothenmund H, Semotiuk K, Worrall G, McLaughlin J.(2014). Efficacy of an educational intervention on physicians’ risk assessment and management of colorectal cancer. Journal of Community Genetics. 5(4): 303–311.

Carroll JC, Wilson BJ, Allanson J, Grimshaw J, Blaine SM, Meschino WS, Permaul JA, Graham ID. (2011). GenetiKit: A randomized controlled trial to enhance delivery of genetics services by family physicians. Fam Pract. 28(6): 615-623.

Honours and Awards


2018: College of Family Physicians of Canada Lifetime Achievement Award in Family Medicine Research.

2018: Distinguished Paper. College of Family Physicians of Canada. For: Walji S, Carroll JC, Haber C. The Experience of Patients with a Disability in Receiving Primary Health Care.

2001 - present: Sydney G Frankfort Chair in Family Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital.

2012 - 2013: Award for Research Excellence, University of Toronto: Department of Family and Community Medicine. 

2011 - 2012: Award for Research Mentorship, University of Toronto: Department of Family and Community Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


2019/3 - 2024/3
Co-investigator: Genomics ADviSER 2.0: Creating and evaluating a digital decision support tool on incidental genomic findings.
Funding Source: CIHR
CIHR Project Grant
Totoal Funding: $497,250 CAD

2018/4 - 2019/3
Co-Investigator: Developing and evaluating an e-decision aid application for the selection of incidental genomic sequencing results.
Funding Source: McLaughlin Centre, University of Toronto
McLaughlin Centre Accelerator Grant in Genomic Medicine
Total Funding: $50,000 CAD

2018/2 - 2021/1
Co-investigator: The health outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients receiving incidental genomic results: A randomized controlled trial.
Funding Source: Canadian Cancer Society
Quality of Life Research Grant
Total Funding: $300,000 CAD

2013/4 - 2020/4
Co-investigator: Improving Community-based Cancer Care along the Continuum of Care (Can-IMPACT) Lead: Personalized Medicine Stream
Funding Sources: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Community-Based Primary Health Care Team Grant
Total Funding: $2,000,000 CAD