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Recently Published Graduate Student Theses

2018

Brian Hallam, "The Epidemiology of Infective Endocarditis Among People Who Inject Drugs in London, Ontario"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Saverio Stranges and Dr. Michael Silverman


Fatima Kudaeva, "Viral etiology of rheumatoid arthritis"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Mark Speechley and Dr. Janet Pope


Rhiannon Rose, "Improving Prediction of Systemic Statin Exposure Using Concomitant Medications, Non-Linear Modelling and Novel SNP Discovery"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Lizotte


Misbah Salim, "Use of Psychotropic Medications Among Pregnant Women with Bipolar Disorder: Patterns, Determinants, and Impact on Perinatal Outcomes"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Kelly Anderson
 


Stephanie Rachael McConkey, "The Indigenous Determinants of Health as Predictors for Diabetes and Unmet Health Needs Among Urban Indigenous People: A Respondent-Driven Sampling Study in Toronto, Ontario"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Lloy Wylie and Dr. Greta Bauer


Jisoo Kim, "Quality of Antenatal Care and its Relationship with Women’s Intended Use of their ANC Facility for Delivery: A National Cross-sectional Study in Kenya"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Bridget Ryan and Dr. Amardeep Thind


Ramanpreet Brar, "The association between fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity with the risk of glaucoma: a retrospective cohort study"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Igor Karp


Eric Frechette, "Validation of an Algorithm Allowing Identification of Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax Cases from Administrative Databases"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Richard Malthaner, Dr. Blayne Welk and Dr. Yun-Hee Choi


Hui Guo, "SLT versus ALT in Glaucoma Patients Treated Previously with 360-degree SLT—A Randomised, Single-Blind, Equivalence Clinical Trial"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. William Hodge and Dr. Neil Klar

 

2017

Karla Solo, "Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Rodrigo Bagur and Dr. Janet Martin


Rebecca Rodrigues, "Factors Associated with Involuntary Hospitalization among Young People with Early Psychosis"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Kelly K. Anderson


 Sz-Wing Melody Lam, "Housing and Social Support Among Individuals with Mental Illness"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Mark Speechley and Dr. Cheryl Forchuk


Efstathia Kiatos, "A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Intravenous Sedation in Modern Cataract Surgery"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Monali Malvankar and Dr. William Hodge


Samanpreet Brar, "Exploring the Relationship Between Early Severity of Epilepsy and Depressive Symptoms in Youth Ten Years after Diagnosis"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Kathy Nixon Speechley


Catherine Meh, "Determinants of Maternal Mortality: A Comparison of Geographic Differences in the Northern and Southern Regions of Cameroon"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Amanda Terryand Dr. Amardeep Thind


Lavanya Uruthiramoorthy, "Predicting Important Patient-Reported Outcomes for Glaucoma Management: Cross-Sectional Study"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Monali Malvankar and Dr. Dan Lizotte


Seyed M Hosseini-Moghaddam, "Risk Factors for BK Virus Infection after Kidney Transplantation"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors Dr. Mark Speechely


Ranke Liu,"A matched case-control study to assess the association between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and thrombotic microangiopathy"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors Dr. Amit Garg


Ayden I. Scheim," Discrimination and Health: Measurement and Impacts on Ontario’s Transgender Communities"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors Dr. Greta Bauer


Jeffrey T.Y. Chow,"Reducing Distortion – Identifying Areas to Improve the Quality of Randomized Clinical Trials Published in Anesthesiology Journals"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Philip M. Jones


Riaz G. Qureshi, "Evidence Reversal: An exploratory analysis of randomized controlled trials from the New England Journal of Medicine"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Janet Martin


Basmah El-Aloul,"Fatigue in Children and Adolescents with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Craig Campbell


Rohin J. Krishnan,"Maternal Healthcare Utilization Among Muslim Mothers From India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh: Is There Equity?"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Bridget Ryan


Leonard M. Guizzetti," Development of Clinical Prediction Models for Surgery and Complications in Crohn’s Disease"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Guangyong Zou, Dr. Brian Feagan


Muna Hassan,"Efficacy of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty in Patients with Open-angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Monali Malvankar, Dr. Amardeep Thind


Kathryn Nicholson,"Multimorbidity Among Adult Primary Health Care Patients In Canada: Examining Multiple Chronic Diseases Using An Electronic Medical Record Database"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Amardeep Thind, Dr. Amanda Terry


Melissa Subnath," Indigenous Food Insecurity in Canada: An Analysis Using the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Piotr Wilk


Ainslie M. Hildebrand,"Incidence, Characteristics, and Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury Treated with Dialysis during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Amit Garg


Alison S.B. Dasiewicz,"Transition from Paediatric to Adult Healthcare: Readiness and Experiences of Canadian Adolescents and Young Adults Diagnosed with Epilepsy in Childhood"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Kathy Nixon Speechley


Atul Sivaswamy, "Confidence Interval Estimation of Cumulative Incidence for Clustered Competing Risks"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Neil Klar and Dr. Merrick Zwarenstien


Noura Hamade,"Improving the Use of Electronic Medical Records in Primary Health Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Amardeep Thind and Dr. Amanda Terry


Jasmine Tung,"Communicating Through a Brain-Computer Interface: Towards the Assessment of Quality of Life in Minimally Conscious and Covertly Aware Vegetative State Patients "

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Dr. Kathy Nixon Speechley and Dr. Charles Weijer


Hailey S. Saunders,"Predictors of Engagement in Community-Based Therapy for Youths with Mood and Anxiety Disorders"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Dr. Ava John-Baptiste