Recently Published Graduate Student Theses

2020

Olajumoke Marissa Ologundudu, "Risk Stratification for Treatment Decisions in People at Ultra-High Risk for Psychosis: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Kelly Anderson and Shezad Ali


Chantel Walwyn "Intersectional Social Inequalities and Cognitive Functioning among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in England: A Decomposition Analysis of the Mediating Role of Loneliness"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Greta Bauer


Tammy Lau, "Correlates of Preventable Emergency Department Visits in Canada: Evidence from the Literature and the Canadian Community Health Survey"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Piotr Wilk


Zhe Li, "Frailty, clinical outcomes, and cost in patients undergoing trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Ava John-Baptiste and Davy Cheng


Mary Aderayo Bamimore, "Investigating quality of care for diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure and chronic kidney disease in Ontario’s Family Health Group and Family Health Organization models"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Sisira Sarma and Amit Garg


Lauren Killin, "The impact of a health technology improvement program on medication errors in three large, teaching hospitals in London Ontario"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Blayne Welk and Amit Garg


Jordan Edwards, "Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Measurement, and Migrant Groups in Ontario"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Kelly Anderson and Amardeep Thind


Hun Lee, "Understanding the Determinants of the Cost of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Ava John-Baptiste and Daniel Lizotte


Laura Douglas, "Extrafamilial Stressors and Family Functioning in Families of Transgender and Non-Binary Youth Receiving Gender-Affirming Care: A Latent Class Analysis"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Greta Bauer


Areej A. Hezam, "Maternal and Neonatal Mortality Associated With Caesarean Section"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Janet Martin


Nicolas Woods, "Breakfast Consumption and Diet Quality of Teens in Southwestern Ontario"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Jamie Seabrok and Saverio Stranges


Shannon W. Wong, "ADHD Symptoms and Substance Use Among Adolescents in Ontario: A Cross-Sectional Study Examining Sex Differences and Covariates"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Evelyn Vingilis and Piotr Wilk


Emily Chemnitz, "An 8-year longitudinal assessment of health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Kathy Speechley


Aneeka Hafeez, "Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Pharmacogenomics (PGx) based Warfarin, Apixaban and Rivaroxaban compared to Standard Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation Patients in Canada"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Sisira Sarma and Ute Schwartz


Bryan C.R. Tanner, "Assessing wellness using a Medicine Wheel framework: A cross-sectional study of stress and resilience in a First Nation community in Ontario, Canada"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Samantha Wells


Erica Figgins, "Analysis of Gait Speed and its Correlates in Middle-Aged and Older Adults: Findings from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Mark Speechley and Manuel Montero-Odasso


Alison Howie, "Printed educational materials directed at Ontario primary care physicians fail to improve adherence to guideline recommendations for the management of diabetes complications: a pragmatic, factorial, cluster randomized trial"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Merrick Zwarenstein and Neil Klar


Mayanca Rodrigues, "The Prevalence of Multimorbidity among People with Non-Affective Psychotic Disorders 10-Years After First Diagnosis"

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


Sarah Singh, "Examining the Simultaneous Influence of Individual and Neighborhood Determinants on Cardiovascular Health: A Multilevel Study in Canadian Adults"

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Stephanie Frisbee


Vinusha Kalatharan, "Epidemiology of upper urinary tract stones and stone management in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease"

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


Shubrandu Sanjoy, "In-hospital Outcomes Following Left Atrial Appendage Closure"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisors: Rodrigo Bagur and Yun-Hee Choi


Victoria Gaudin, "The Impact of School Nutrition Policy on Diet Quality of Children and Youth in Canada"

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


Mayuri Mahendran, "Evaluating quantitative methods for intercategorical-intersectionality research: a simulation study"

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


Romaisa Pervez, "Social connectedness and self-perceived mental health in Canadian transitional aged youth"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor: Arlene MacDougall and Saverio Stranges


Aini Khan, "Proportion of Canadian Adults with Unreported Type 2 Diabetes who Experience a Related Hospitalization: Results from Canadian Community Health Survey and Discharge Abstract Database Linkage"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Piotr Wilk


Soushyant Kiarasi, "Multi-level Analysis for Geographical Inequalities on Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalizations"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Piotr Wilk and Kelly Anderson


Thy H. Vu, "Analysis of Billings Data to Evaluate Patterns of Mental Health Services in Primary Care and Emergency Departments by Blended Fee-For-Service and Blended Capitation Models in Ontario, Canada"

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Supervisor(s): Sisira Sarma and Kelly Anderson