Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Associate Faculty


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Akhtar-Danesh, Noori

Research Interests

Biostatistics; methods of analyzing pain measurements; structure of fabricated data sets; longitudinal data and repeated measures; modeling risk factors of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.

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Arnold, Donald

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Clinical epidemiology; clinical trials; transfusion medicine; platelet disorders; blood product utilization.

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Bhandari, Mohit

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Clinical epidemiology and surgery; musculoskeletal trauma; large multi-centre trials of tibial fracture management; evidence-based orthopaedics.

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Bordeleau, Louise

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Clinical Epidemiology; breast cancer treatment and prevention; breast cancer risk assessment and management; health outcome research; pharmacoeconomics of cancer treatment

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Boylan, Khrista

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Mood and behaviour disorders in children; measurement of psychopathology; gender differences in mental health disorders; clinical and epidemiologic studies; longitudinal data analysis.

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Braga, Luis

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Pediatric urology focusing on surgical outcomes; multi-center randomized clinical trials.

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Brouwers, Melissa

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Development, dissemination, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based decisions; decision-making; knowledge translation and/or brokering; behaviour change particularly as it relates to health communication.

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Browne, Gina

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Clientele shared by health and social sectors; the combination of problems that guides simultaneous use of services; factors which explain the variability of client outcomes; the cost of a "life without purpose" to society.

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Cairney, John

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Epidemiology of mental health problems across the life span, and the impact of childhood physical disability on psychosocial and physical development in children.

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Canty, Angelo

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Computational statistics; Monte Carlo Markov chain methods; bootstrap and other re-sampling methods; graphical methods; Monte Carlo inference; efficient computer implementation of statistical algorithms.

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Choong, Karen

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Clase, Catherine

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Clinical epidemiology; low glomerular filtration rate; chronic renal insufficiency; dialysis; vascular disease; thrombosis; bleeding; anticoagulation; population epidemiology; cohort studies; randomized trials.

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Couturier, Jennifer

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Crowther, Mark

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Use of vitamin K to treat warfarin-associated coagulopathy; use of low molecular weight heparin in patients with renal failure; studies and systematic reviews of various interventions and observations in Hematology and Thromboembolism.

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Dobbins, Maureen

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Evaluation of knowledge brokering and evidence-informed decision-making in public health, in Canada and internationally.

 

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Dolovich, Lisa

Research Interests

Shared treatment decision-making; physician-patient relationship; public participation in health care decision-making; research transfer; the health professions and public policy.

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Dore, Kelly

Research Interests

Assessment/evaluation; measures of admission; the process of clinical handover; the psychological factors relevant to health professions education and clinical decision making.

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Douketis, James

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Peri-operative anticoagulation and bridging anticoagulation, clinical course and prognostic factors related to venous Thromboembolism, anticoagulant-related bleeding, hormonal therapy and thromboembolic disease, and the use of thromboprophylactic strategies in medical patients.

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Dushoff, Jonathan

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Theoretical, statistical and computational approaches to understanding the evolution and spread of infectious diseases.

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Earn, David

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Mathematical modeling of biological systems, primarily for applications in epidemiology, ecology and animal behaviour.

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Elit, Laurie

Research Interests

Health Services Research in Gynecologic Oncology, specifically ovarian cancer, Randomized trials specifically in CIN 1 and ovarian cancer, Treatment decision making in ovarian cancer, and she has published extensively on these topics.

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Ellis, Peter

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Clinical epidemiology; clinical trials in breast and lung cancer; doctor-patient communication and decision making; strategies for diffusion and dissemination of clinical research.

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Eyles, John

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Environmental health and EH policy; evaluation of health care systems and programs; utilization of evidence-based decision-making frameworks in health and environmental settings; population health at the local level.

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Farrokhyar, Forough

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Short and long-term outcomes of chronic conditions; comparative studies in surgical procedures; relationships between risk factors and outcomes.

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Georgiades, Kathy

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Contextual influences (neighbourhoods, schools, families) on child health and development, with an emphasis on immigrant children and families.

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Gerstein, Hertzel

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Clinical epidemiology; clinical trials in diabetes prevention and therapy; population health approaches to reducing the burden of diabetes and preventing new diabetes; diabetes, cardiovascular disease and kidney disease.

 

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Grierson, Lawrence

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Medical education, simulation-based education, assistive technologies and the control and acquisition of precision motor skill.

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Grignon, Michel

Research Interests

Economics of ageing as it applies to health care, the economic analysis of equity in health and health care, and international comparisons of health care systems.

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Heddle, Nancy

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Clinical epidemiology; mixed-methods research in transfusion medicine; patho-physiology of acute reactions associated with platelet transfusions; blood product utilization.

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Holbrook, Anne

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Clinical epidemiology; clinical pharmacology; methodological issues in complex clinical trials - clustering, missing data, composite scores; electronic integration of patient, provider, decision support for improved vascular outcomes.

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Hurley, Jeremiah

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Public and private roles in health care financing; resource allocation and health care funding models; the use of incentives in health care; normative economic analysis in the health sector; the application of experimental methods in health economics.

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Hutton, Eileen

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Dr. Hutton contributes to the HRM program and is interested in randomised controlled trial methodology. Eileen studies aspects of clinical obstetrical/ midwifery practice such as mode of delivery, breech presentation, multiple births, and impacts of practice on newborns.

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Jack, Susan

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Community approaches and nursing interventions to identify and address family violence and processes related to knowledge transfer and exchage.

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Janus, Magdalena

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Current research interests include: readiness to learn at school; community correlates; impact of non-parental care; transition to school; early school adjustment for children with typical and atypical development; social relationships in young human and non-human primates.

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Kearon, Clive

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Diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolic disease.

 

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Keith, Paul

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Outcomes assessment for allergic and clinical immunology conditions particularly asthma, rhinitis, and nasal polyposis.

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Kirpalani, Haresh

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Clinical epidemiology; neonatology and pediatrics; management of neonatal lung disease; parental counselling, pediatric Health Related Quality of Life & Parental Hope; large-scale randomised trials.

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Klassen, Anne

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Developing, validating and using patient-reported outcome measures to assess health and well-being in clinical and population-based studies.

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Lamy, Andre

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Clinical epidemiology; health economics; cardiovascular disease; clinical trials testing new drugs and procedures in cardiac surgery.

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Law, Mary

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Clinical epidemiology; neuro-developmental clinical research; development, validation, and transfer into practice of outcome measures; evaluation of therapy interventions; environmental constraints affecting participation of children with disabilities in daily life activities.

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Levine, Mark

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Clinical trials in breast cancer and venous thromboembolism.

 

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Lipman, Ellen

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Child and adolescent psychiatry; single-parent families; disadvantaged children; group therapies; effectiveness studies; epidemiology.

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Lytwyn, Alice

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Clinical epidemiology, cervical cancer screening, HPV, Anatomical pathology.

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MacDermid, Joy

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Clinical epidemiology; physical therapy; upper-extremity clinical research.

 

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MacMillan, Harriet

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Clinical epidemiology; pediatrics and child psychiatry; violence against children and women; women's health.

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Markle-Reid, Maureen

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Health services research, home and community care, interprofessional collaboration, chronic disease prevention and management, and economic evaluation of comprehensive clinical interventions for older adults and their caregivers.

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McDonald, Sarah

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The overall aim of her research program is to decrease cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in women, by targeting at risk groups such as preeclamptics, identified during pregnancy, a point early enough to institute cardiovascular risk factor modification as primary prevention.

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Mehta, Shamir

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Clinical epidemiology; large international clinical trials; risk factors and treatment therapies for acute coronary syndromes.

 

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Mertz, Dominik

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Hospital epidemiology; antimicrobial stewardship; antimicrobial use and resistance; bacterial infectious diseases.

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Moayyedi, Paul

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Clinical epidemiology; population-health approaches to common gastro-intestinal disorders; clinical and economic assessment of H. pylori screening and treatment; methodology related to clinical and health services research.

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Muti, Paola

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Epidemiological methods; cancer genomics-translational research with a focus on cancer prevention.

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Papaioannou, Alexandra

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MGeriatric Medicine: clinical epidemiology; osteoporosis and fractures; quality of life and pharmacotherapy in seniors.

 

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Pond, Gregory

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Biostatistics, clinical trial methodology, and statistical design in oncology.

 

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Rosenbaum, Peter

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Family-centred service – what it is and how to measure it; the natural history and prognosis of children with cerebral palsy; measurement and classification of functional status of children with disabilities; and knowledge translation.

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Samaan, Zena

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Psychiatric genetics; comorbidity of depression with cardiometabolic disorders; addiction and suicide risk factors.

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Sassi, Roberto

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Mood disorders in children, adolescents and young adults; multigenerational transmission of risk for psychopathology.

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Schulman, Sam

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Clinical studies in venous thromboembolism; hemophilia, its treatment and complications of viral transmission by blood products.

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Sebaldt, Rolf

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Clinical epidemiology; observational and interventional studies on drug prescribing in primary care and specialist settings; information technology-based solutions in support of improved clinical data capture.

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Seow Hsien

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Examining ways to better coordinate, organize and deliver healthcare services and improve quality for those with serious, chronic illness.

 

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Simunovic, Marko

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Clinical epidemiology; health economics / health services research; colorectal cancer surgery; outcome measures related to surgical oncology.

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Smieja, Marek

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Clinical epidemiology; infectious diseases; interaction between infections, inflammation, and chronic cardiovascular and respiratory diseases; prevention and treatment strategies.

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Stratford, Paul

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Clinical epidemiology; rehabilitation sciences; development and evaluation of clinical measurement methods.

 

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Sword, Wendy

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Perinatal health and health services; access to care; service utilization; vulnerable populations; qualitative methods; and mixed methods.

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Teo, Koon

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Clinical epidemiology; trials, epidemiology, patterns of practice analysis, outcomes research, meta-analysis, cardiovascular disease.

 

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Thoma, Achilleas

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Clinical epidemiology; surgery outcomes research; utility measurement in surgery; evidence-based surgery guides ; Clinical-effectiveness analysis in postmastectomy breast reconstruction and breast reduction; Utility measurment in Dupuytren's Contracture.

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Upadhye, Suneel

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Emergency medicine, Evidence based medicine

 

 

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Whelan, Tim

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Clinical epidemiology; clinical trials in oncology for the management of breast cancer; use of treatment decision aids for women with breast cancer.

 

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Worster, Andrew

Research Interests

Clinical epidemiology; emergency medicine; methodology of retrospective studies; screening and diagnostic tests in emergency medicine; quality assessment in emergency medical services.

 

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