Jackie Bosch

Jackie Bosch

Phone: (905) 525-9140 ext: 27542
Fax: (905) 524-0069
Office: Rm. 442, IAHS
Email: boschj@mcmaster.ca


Jackie Bosch's clinical interests are in the area of adult neurological rehabilitation and in particular, functional recovery post-stroke. She completed a Master's degree in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster and a PhD in Rehabilitation Science. She divides her time between research in cardiovascular disease prevention and studies in improving function. In particular, Jackie is involved in large clinical trials in both primary and secondary prevention, and rehabilitation studies involving functional recovery post stroke

Concurrently Jackie has been involved in the Professional Roles and Experiential Practicum course in year one, and one of the evidence based practice courses in year two of the occupational therapy program.

Research Expertise

Keywords: stroke recovery, motor function, clinical trials

Jackie’s area of research is in motor recovery post stroke, clinical trials methodology and measuring function.

Graduate Students

For 2015 – Limited availability for Masters or Phd students..

Recent Publications

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Perera KS, Vanassche T, Bosch J, Giruparajah M, Swaminathan B, Mattina KR, Berkowitz SD, Arauz A, et al, on behalf of ESUS Global Registry Investigators. (2016) Embolic strokes of undetermined source: Prevalence and patient features in the ESUS Global Registry. Int J Stroke, 11(5), 526-533.

Ageno W, Bosch J, Cucherat M, Eikelboom JW. (2016) Nadroparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in nonsurgical patients: a
systematic review and meta-analysis. J Thromb Thrombolysis, 42(1), 90-98.

Eikelboom JW, Bosch J, Hart RG. (2016) Rapid reversal of haematoma expansion associated with vitamin K antagonists. Lancet Neurol, 15(6), 535-537.

Raju N, Sobieraj-Teague M, Bosch J, Eikelboom JW. (2016) Updated meta-analysis of aspirin in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Am J Med, 129(5), e35-e36.

Bosch J, Eikelboom JW. (2015) Management of bleeding with oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation. Hamostaseologie, 35(3), 351-357.

Samaan Z, Lee Y. K, Gerstein H. C, Engert J. C, Bosch J, Mohan V, et al, on behalf of the EpiDREAM Genetics Investigators. (2015) Obesity genes and risk of major depressive disorder in a multiethnic population: a cross-sectional study. J Clin Psychiatry, 76(12), e1611-e1618.

Lonn, E, Bosch J, Pogue J, Avezum A, Chazova I, Dans A, et al, on behalf of the HOPE-3 Investigators. (2015) Novel approaches in primary cardiovascular disease prevention: The HOPE-3 Trial rationale, design, and participants' baseline characteristics. Can Journal Cardiol, 32(3), 311-318.

Richardson J, DePaul VG, Officer A, Wilkins S, Letts L, Bosch J & Wishart L. (2015) Development and evaluation of Self-Management and Task-Oriented Approach to Rehabilitation Training (START) in the home: Case report. Phys Ther, 95(6), 934-943.

Walsh M, Manns B, Garg AX, Bueti J, Rabbat C, Smyth A, Tyrwhitt J, Bosch J, Gao P, Devereaux PJ & Wald R. (2015) The safety of eplerenone in hemodialysis patients: A noninferiority randomized controlled trial. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 10(9), 1602-1608.

Giruparajah M, Bosch J, Vanassche T, Mattina K, Connolly SJ, Pater C, Hart RG. (2015) Global survey of the diagnostic evaluation and management of cryptogenic ischemic stroke. Int J Stroke, 10(7), 1031-1036.

Bhagirath V, Bosch J, Eikelboom J. (2015) Mechanical left atrial appendage closure was noninferior and superior to warfarin in atrial fibrillation. ACP J Club, 312, 1988-1998.

Canavan M, Smyth A, Bosch J, Jensen M, McGrath ER, Mulkerrin EC, & O’Donnell MJ. (2015). Does lowering blood pressure with antihypertensive therapy preserve independence in activities of daily living? A systematic review. Am J Hypertens, 28(2), 273-279.

Cukierman-Yaffe T, Bosch J, Diaz R, Dyal L, Hancu N, Hildebrandt P, et al. (2014) Effects of basal insulin glargine and omega-3 fatty acid on cognitive decline and probable cognitive impairment in people with dysglycaemia: a substudy of the ORIGIN trial. T. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, 2(7), 562-572.

General Information

Mailing Address:

School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Institute of Applied Health Sciences,
Room 403, 1400 Main St. W. Hamilton, ON L8S 1C7


(905) 525-9140 Ext: 22867


(905) 524-0069




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