Recently Published Graduate Student Theses

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2019

Artem Uvarov, "Towards Using Model Averaging To Construct Confidence Intervals In Logistic Regression Models"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Zou, Guangyong


Sophia Pereira Nunes, "The Relationship Between Sleep and Internalizing Problems Among Canadian Adolescents"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Campbell, Karen and Stranges, Saverio


Nima Gheisarzadeh, "Off-Label Use of Second Generation Antipsychotics in Primary Care -An Exploratory Study"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Lizotte, Daniel J. and Anderson, Kelly K.


Chantal Williams, "Patterns of problem behaviours among a representative sample of youth in Ontario"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Wells, Samantha and Elton-Marshall, Tara


Mostafa Shokoohi, "Social Determinants of Health and Substance Use among Women Living with HIV in Canada: Inequalities and Impacts"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Bauer, Greta R.


 Owen Litwin, "Uptake of colorectal cancer screening tests by Ontario physicians."

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Garg, Amit, Sontrop, Jessica and Welk, Blayne


Shohi Prajapati, "The Association Between Maternal Obesity and Fetal Size for Gestational Age in Singletons and Twins"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Campbell, M. Karen and Klar, Neil


Maryfrances Carton, "Gambling and Physical Activity among Ontario Adolescents"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Elton-Marshall, Tara and Wells, Samantha


Thaksha Thavam, "The Impact of the Diabetes Management Incentive on Diabetes-related Services, Hospitalizations, and Mortality Risk in Ontario"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Sarma, Sisira


Alena Tarasevich, "Atrial Fibrillation Episodes of Illness in a Primary Care Setting"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Speechley, Mark and Gula, Lorne


Sahana Kukan, "Examining the Relationship between Intrinsic Drivers of Motivation and Functional Outcomes in a Cross-Section of Individuals with Psychotic Disorders"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: MacDougall, Arlene G. and Anderson, Kelly


Rey Acedillo, "Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Discharged Home from an Emergency Department with Acute Kidney Injury: A Population-Based Cohort Study"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Garg, Amit and Klar, Neil


Jerome Iruthayarajah, "Modelling clinical decision-making referral patterns to home-based or hospital-based stroke outpatient rehabilitation programs in London, Ontario: A prognostic model development study"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Speechley, Mark and Teasell, Robert W


2018

Siobhan M. Churchill, "Child Abuse as a Determinant of Barriers to HIV Status Disclosure Among Women in Canada"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Bauer, Greta


Hae Young Jung, "A Shared Frailty Competing Risk Model With Time Varying Covariates For Estimation Of Breast And Ovarian Cancer Risks In BRCA1/2 Families"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Biostatistics Collaborative Program
Supervisor: Choi, Yun-Hee


Natalie Hon Man Au, "Risk Indicators of Non-severe Hypoglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes: An Analysis of Real World Data"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Harris, Stewart B.


Bridget R. Irwin, "Promoting Healthy Beverage Consumption Habits Among Elementary School Children: Evaluating the Healthy Kids Community Challenge 'Water Does Wonders' Interventions in London, Ontario"

Degree: Master of Science
Program:Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Speechley, Mark and Gilliland, Jason


Jason E. Black, "Prognostic Predictive Model to Estimate the Risk of Multiple Chronic Diseases: Constructing Copulas Using Electronic Medical Record Data"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Lizotte, Daniel


Steven Habbous, "Measuring the Efficiency of the Living Kidney Donor Candidate Evaluation Process"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Garg, Amit X


Ulaina Tariq, "Analysis of Added Sugar Intake of Canadian Children and Adolescents: Findings from the Canadian Community Health Survey on Nutrition"

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


Imran Seyed, "Risk Perceptions of Smoking in China"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Wells, Samantha and Elton-Marshall, Tara


Fatima Kudaeva, "Viral etiology of rheumatoid arthritis"

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


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: Lizotte, Daniel


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: Anderson, Kelly
 


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: Wylie, Lloy and Bauer, Greta


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: Ryan, Bridget and Thind, Amardeep


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: Karp, Igor


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: Malthaner, Richard, Welk, Blayne, and Choi, Yun-Hee


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: Hodge, William and Klar, Neil