Samuel Stewart

About Me

samuel stewart
Dr. Stewart is a trained health informatician with a keen interest in health data, health research and communication technologies. He has considerable experience in the field with numerous publication in both technical/medical journals and conference publications. He has research collaboration experience across the entire medical research community.

Research Interests

Health systems evaluation; Knowledge translation; Health data analytics; Online communities of practice; Social network analysis.

Dr. Stewart is interested in making better use of existing health data to improve patient care; improving health systems evaluation to provide meaningful feedback to health system stakeholders; improving inter-professional and patient-caregiver communication using technological innovations; and improving clinical decision support.



Samuel Alan Stewart; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Leveraging Medical Taxonomies to Improve Knowledge Management within Online Communities of Practice: The Knowledge Maps System Journal Article

In: Journal of Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, vol. 143, pp. 121-127, 2017.

BibTeX | Tags: Knowledge Management, Online Practice Communities


Samuel Alan Stewart; Samina Raza Abidi; Louise Parker; Mark Bernstein; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Clinical Guideline-Driven Personalized Self-Management Diary for Paediatric Cancer Survivors Proceedings Article

In: e-Health - For Continuity of Care - Proceedings of MIE2014, the 25th European Medical Informatics Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, August 31 - September 3, 2014, pp. 18–22, 2014.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Chronic Disease Management, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Information Personalization, Patient Diary, Patient Education, Self-Management


Samuel Alan Stewart; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Linking Like-minded Professionals within an Online Medical Community Based on their Message Content Proceedings Article

In: Abidi, Syed; Bath, Peter (Ed.): 16th Intl. Symp. on Health Information Management Research, Halifax, 2013.

BibTeX | Tags: Knowledge Translation, Social Network Analysis

Samina Raza Abidi; Samuel Alan Stewart; Michael A. Shepherd; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Usability Evaluation of Family Physicians' Interaction with the Comorbidity Ontological Modeling and ExecuTion System (COMET) Proceedings Article

In: MEDINFO 2013 - Proceedings of the 14th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, 20-13 August 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 447–451, 2013.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Clinical Decision Support Systems, Comorbidities, Ontology, Semantic Web, Usability Evaluation


Samuel Alan Stewart; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

An Infobutton For Web 2.0 Clinical Discussions: The Knowledge Linkage Framework Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 129–135, 2012.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Health Informatics, Info-Button, Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Translation, Web 2.0

Samuel Alan Stewart; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Applying Social Network Analysis to Understand the Knowledge Sharing Behaviour of Practitioners in a Clinical Online Discussion Forum. Journal Article

In: Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. e170, 2012, ISSN: 1438-8871.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Experiential Knowledge, Knowledge Sharing, Knowledge Translation, Physician-Patient Relations, Social Network Analysis


Samuel Alan Stewart; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Understanding Medicine 2.0 - Social Network Analysis and the VECoN System Proceedings Article

In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics, Rome, Italy, 26-29 January, 2011, pp. 70–79, 2011.

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Selena Davis; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi; Samuel Alan Stewart

A Compositional Personalization Approach for Designing Personalized Patient Educational Interventions for Cardiovascular Risk Management Proceedings Article

In: Stud Health Technol Inform, pp. 629-33, Netherlands, 2010, ISSN: 0926-9630.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Behaviour Modelling, Behavioural Theory, Compositional Personalization, Information Personalization, Patient Empowerment

Samuel Alan Stewart; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi; Allen Finley

Pediatric Pain Management Knowledge Linkages: Mapping Experiential Knowledge to Explicit Knowledge. Proceedings Article

In: Stud Health Technol Inform, pp. 1184-8, Netherlands, 2010, ISSN: 0926-9630.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Experiential Knowledge, Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Translation, Pediatric Pain