Students and Trainees

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Western University

  • Kevin McIntyre, PhD Graduate Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 2020-2023.
  • Claudia Zhe Li, PhD Graduate Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 2016-2020.
  • Andrea Matauruga, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 09/2019 – 2021.
    Thesis: Evidence Reversals in Surgery & Anesthesia.
  • Anne Zhao, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 09/2019 – 2021.
    Thesis: Assessing Value of Interventions to Reduce Surgical Mortality in LMICs.
  • Irene Jeong, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 09/2019 – 2021.
    Thesis: Cesearean Section and Prioritizing Cost-Effective Interventions.
  • Abolhasani Ehsan, MD, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 06/2018 – 2020. Thesis: Perioperative Stroke and Dementia.
  • Kevin McIntyre, PhD Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 06/2018 – 2020.
    Thesis: Trends in Perioperative Mortality and Cause of Death.
  • Areej Hezam, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 06/2018 – 2020.
    Thesis: Cesearean Section Mortality and Cause of Death.
  • Alex Bi, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 06/2018 – 2020.
    Thesis: “Survival Analysis” of Clinical Trials at Western University.
  • Karla Solo, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 05/2016 - 2018.
    Thesis: Which Anticoagulation for TAVI? A Network Meta-Analysis. Joint Supervision with Rodrigo Bagur.
  • Riaz Qureshi, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 09/2015 - 06/2017.
    Thesis: Evidence Reversals-Tools for Detection and Prediction.
  • Desiree Sutton, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 09/2013 - 09/2015.
    Thesis: “Evidence Reversal: When New Evidence Contradicts Established Practices" (2015).
    Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. Paper 3468. http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/3468

Other Project Supervision/Contribution (non-thesis)

  • Steven Habbous, PhD Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 2015 - 2016.
    Project: Economic Analysis of Phosphate Binders in Dialysis Patients.
  • Sebastian Przech, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 2015 - 2016.
    Project: Economic Analysis of Phosphate Binders in Dialysis Patients.
  • Rohin Krishnan, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 2015 - 2016.
    Projects: Conservative Management of Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis with Antibiotics alone versus Surgical Appendectomy: A Meta-Analysis. Co-authors: Chong M, Krishnan R, Martin J.
    Restrictive versus Liberal Transfusion Thresholds in Surgical and Critical Care Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials. Co-authors: Chong M, Krishnan R, Martin J.
  • Jennifer Racz, MSc Student, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 2012.
    Project: Health Economics course (Co-supervisor with Sisira Sarma)
  • Emmanuel Ewara, MSc student, Epidemiology, 2012.
    Project: Health Economics course (Co-supervisor with Sisira Sarma)
    Project: Economic Analysis of Phosphate Binders in Dialysis Patients

Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Western University 

  • Agya Prempeh, MD, Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship, 07/2020 – present. 
    Projects: TBD
  • Matthew Chong, MD, Medical Resident PGY2, 06/2015 - present. 
    Projects: Conservative Management of Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis with Antibiotics alone versus Surgical Appendectomy: A Meta-Analysis. Co-authors: Chong M, Krishnan R, Martin J.
    Restrictive versus Liberal Transfusion Thresholds in Surgical and Critical Care Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials. Co-authors: Chong M, Krishnan R, Martin J.
  • Atoosa Enzevaei, MD, Critical Care Fellow, 06/2015 - present. 
    Project: Critical Care Evidence: Validity and Relevance.
  • Jennifer Vergel de Dios, MD, Global Health Clinical Fellow, 09/2014 - 06/2016. 
    Project: Maternal and Neonatal C-Section-Related Mortality in Developing and Developed Countries.
  • Jingyi Li, MD, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, 03/2015 - 03/2017. 
    Project: Early Goal Directed Therapy.
  • Junsong Gong, MD, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow (Fuwai Hospital), 06/2015 - 06/2016. 
    Projects: Electrophysiological mechanism of cardio-protection by sevoflurane preconditioning and postconditioning against reperfusion ventricular arrhythmia; The Efficacy of an Intraoperative Cell Saver during Cardiac Surgery: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials.
  • Fang (Angel) Zhu, MD, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow (Fuwai Hospital), 02/2013 - 04/2016. 
    Project: Systematic review & meta-analysis of Electro Convulsive Therapy for Major Depressive, Bipolar, and other Mood Disorders.
  • Myeongjong Lee, MD, PhD, Clinical Research Fellow, 09/2013 - 08/2014. 
    Konkuk University, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine.
    Projects: Goal-Directed Therapy, Prehabilitation in Total Hip & Knee Arthroplasty Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis.
  • Zhe Zhang, MD, PhD, Clinical Research Fellow, 07/2013 - 08/2014. 
    Fuwai Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology.
    Projects: TAVI vs. Standard AVR Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis; Ischemic Pre-conditioning Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis.
  • Tom Varughese, MBBS, Clinical Research Fellow, (Northwest Deanery), 08/2012 - 07/2013. 
    Project: ROTEM/TEG technology for cardiac surgery: A meta-analysis of Randomized Studies.

Department of Mathematics, Western University

  • Eunice Chan, MSc student, Applied Mathematics, 2016. 
    Project: Know4Go Algorithms for Quantifying Opportunity Cost across Decision Portfolios Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University

WFSA-IARS Global Surgery Fellowship

  • Agya Prempeh, Inaugural WFSA-IARS Fellow, 05/2020 - 07/2020. 
    Research Fellowship (ASOS-2).

MPH Student Practicum

  • Adekemi Adeyemi, MPH Candidate, 05/2018 - 07/2018. 
    Project: Global Perioperative and Anesthetic-Related Mortality Rates.

Medical Student Supervision

  • Rohin Krishnan, MD Student, University of Hawaii Faculty of Medicine, 2018. 
    Project: Staples vs sutures in orthopedic surgery.
  • Peter Zhang, MD Student, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 2015, 2016
    Project: Text-mining for systematic review.
  • Yuan (Max) Qi, MD Student, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (co-supervised with Ava John-Baptiste), 2014, 2015. 
    Project: Impact of disinvesting from synthetic colloids at the London Hospitals: Do the predicted clinical benefits and cost-savings translate to reality?
  • Eric Wong, MD student, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, 2012. 
    Project: Levosimendan for the treatment of heart failure in the surgical and critical care settings.

Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University

Project: Health Technology Assessment (Co-supervisor with Davy Cheng and Murray Bryant, 4520 Course), 2012

  • Caitlyn Symonette, HBA Program.
  • Jennifer Mannik, HBA Program.
  • Navneet Kaur, HBA Program.
  • Gregory Paulin, HBA Program.
  • Michele Shum, HBA Program.
  • Hamid Mithoowani, HBA Program.
  • Akshay Shetty, HBA Program.
  • Steve Bisch, HBA Program.

Cardiac Fellows

  • Isabel Arias, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin Columbia, 2016 - 2017.
  • Marta Berrio, University of Antiquia, Medellin Columbia, 2016 - 2017.
  • Franklin Daukins, University of Costa Rica, San Jose Costa Rica, 2016 - 2017.
  • Satoru Fujii, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science and School of Medicine, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Japan, 2016 - 2017.
  • Keita Sato, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan, 2016 - 2017.
  • Kamal Kishore, King Georges’ Medical University, Lucknow India, 2015 - 2016.
  • Ronald Lima, University of the State of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 2015 - 2016.
  • Rasha Saeed, University of Khartoum, Khartoum Sudan, 2015 - 2016.
  • Nitin Anand, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. USA, 2014 - 2015.
  • Suzanne Flier, Dept. of Anesthesiology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Netherlands, 2014 - 2015.
  • Nelson Gonzalez, University of Antioquia, Colombia, 2014 - 2015.
  • Lee Myeongjong, Konkuk University, Chungj Hospital, South Korea, 2013 - 2014.
  • Zhe Zhang, Fuwai Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Beijing, China, 2013 - 2014.
  • Javier Mauricio Giraldo Arismendy, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia, 2013 - 2014.
  • Hilda Alfaro, Universidad CES, Medellin, Colombia, 2013 - 2014.
  • Kirk Duguay, The Moncton Hospital, Moncton, New Brunswick, 2013 - 2014.
  • Khalid Hanish, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, Wales, 2013 - 2014.
  • Omar Ageel, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, 2012 - 2013.
  • Puneet Goyal, Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, India, 2012 - 2013.
  • Tom Varughese, Northwest Deanery, Manchester, UK, 2012 - 2013.
  • Bryant Lam, University of Western Ontario, 2011 - 2012.
  • Eric Wong, University of Western Ontario, 2011 - 2012.
  • Shaochuan Fu, Hainan Medical College, Hainan, China, 2011 - 2012.
  • Junseok Jeon, Seoul National University, 2011 - 2012.
  • Yasuhisa Okamoto, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, 2010 - 2012.
  • Rujin Zhang, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, 2010 - 2011.
  • Unnikrishnan Pappu, SCTIMST, Trivandrum, India, 2010 - 2011.
  • Anurag Yadava, Bhopal Memorial Hospital & Research Centre, Bhopal, MP, India, 2010 - 2011.