Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Dr. Sameer Parpia

Sameer Parpia

PhD (McMaster), MSc (Western), BSc (McMaster)

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology

Joint Member, Dept of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

905-527-4322 Ext. 42685
parpia@mcmaster.ca

Juravinski Hospital
Section G, 1st Floor, Rm. 131
711 Concession St. 
Hamilton Ontario L8V 1C3

Academic Interests

Dr. Parpia’s research interests are split between biostatistics, clinical trial methodology and collaborative work in clinical research.

Selected Publications

  1. S. Parpia, J.A. Julian, L. Thabane, C. Gu, T.J. Whelan and M.N. Levine. Treatment crossovers in time-to-event non-inferiority randomized trials of radiotherapy in patients with breast cancer. BMJ Open 2014;4:e006531
  2. C. Kearon, F. Spencer, D. O'Keeffe, S. Parpia, S. Schulman, T. Baglin, S. Stevens, S. Kaatz, K. Bauer, J. Douketis, S.R. Lentz, C.M. Kessler, S. Moll, J.M. Connors, J. Ginsberg, L. Spadafora, and J. Julian. D-dimer to select patients with a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism who can stop anticoagulants at 3-7 months or should continue treatment indefinitely: a prospective multicenter management study. Annals of Internal Medicine 2015; 162: 27-34
  3. I.A. Olivotto, T.J. Whelan, S. Parpia, D.Kim, T. Berrang, P.T. Truong, I. Kong, B. Cochrane, A. Nichol, Is. Roy, I. Germain, M. Akra, M. Reed, A. Fyles, T. Trotter, F. Perera, W.Beckham, M.N. Levine, and J.A. Julian. Interim cosmetic and toxicity results from Rapid: a randomized trial of accelerated partial breast irradiation using 3D conformal external beam radiation therapy. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2013; 31(32): 4038-4045
  4. T.J. Whelan, J. Pignol, M.N. Levine, J.A. Julian, R. MacKenzie, S. Parpia, W. Shelley, L. Grimard, J. Bowen, H. Lukka, F. Perera, A. Fyles, K. Schneider, S. Gulavita and C. Freeman. Long-term results of hypofractionated radiation therapy for breast cancer. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2010; 362: 513-520

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