Charles Keown-Stoneman


Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


Dr. Charlie Keown-Stoneman is a Biostatistician in the Applied Health Research Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Charlie received his PhD and MSc in Applied Statistics and BSc in Biological Science from the University of Guelph. Charlie has experience teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics courses and providing statistical consulting for the Mood Disorder Centre of Ottawa at the University of Ottawa Health Services. In his current role at the AHRC, Charlie provides statistical analysis and support for observational studies and randomized trials. His research interests include survival analysis, multi-state models, and longitudinal data analysis.

Recent Publications

  1. Youssef, A, Keown-Stoneman, C, Maunder, R, Wnuk, S, Wiljer, D, Mylopoulos, M et al.. Differences in physical and mental health-related quality of life outcomes 3 years after bariatric surgery: a group-based trajectory analysis. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2020.06.014. PubMed PMID:32737009 .
  2. Gunaseelan, V, Parkin, PC, Wahi, G, Birken, CS, Maguire, JL, Macarthur, C et al.. Maternal ethnicity and iron status in early childhood in Toronto, Canada: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Paediatr Open. 2020;4 (1):e000635. doi: 10.1136/bmjpo-2020-000635. PubMed PMID:32509978 PubMed Central PMC7254107.
  3. Duffy, A, Keown-Stoneman, C, Goodday, S, Horrocks, J, Lowe, M, King, N et al.. Predictors of mental health and academic outcomes in first-year university students: Identifying prevention and early-intervention targets. BJPsych Open. 2020;6 (3):e46. doi: 10.1192/bjo.2020.24. PubMed PMID:32381150 PubMed Central PMC7331085.
  4. Sivanesan, H, Vanderloo, LM, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, Parkin, PC, Maguire, JL, Birken, CS et al.. The association between screen time and cardiometabolic risk in young children. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2020;17 (1):41. doi: 10.1186/s12966-020-00943-6. PubMed PMID:32345327 PubMed Central PMC7189472.
  5. Li, X, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, Lebovic, G, Omand, JA, Adeli, K, Hamilton, JK et al.. The association between body mass index trajectories and cardiometabolic risk in young children. Pediatr Obes. 2020;15 (8):e12633. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12633. PubMed PMID:32181602 .
  6. King, N, Pickett, W, McNevin, SH, Bowie, CR, Rivera, D, Keown-Stoneman, C et al.. Mental health need of students at entry to university: Baseline findings from the U-Flourish Student Well-Being and Academic Success Study. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/eip.12939. PubMed PMID:32048460 .
  7. Zheng, M, Cameron, AJ, Birken, CS, Keown-Stoneman, C, Laws, R, Wen, LM et al.. Early Infant Feeding and BMI Trajectories in the First 5 Years of Life. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020;28 (2):339-346. doi: 10.1002/oby.22688. PubMed PMID:31970916 .
  8. Birken, CS, Omand, JA, Nurse, KM, Borkhoff, CM, Koroshegyi, C, Lebovic, G et al.. Fit for School Study protocol: early child growth, health behaviours, nutrition, cardiometabolic risk and developmental determinants of a child's school readiness, a prospective cohort. BMJ Open. 2019;9 (11):e030709. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030709. PubMed PMID:31748293 PubMed Central PMC6886995.
  9. Parkin, PC, Koroshegyi, C, Mamak, E, Borkhoff, CM, Birken, CS, Maguire, JL et al.. Association between Serum Ferritin and Cognitive Function in Early Childhood. J. Pediatr. 2020;217 :189-191.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.09.051. PubMed PMID:31685227 .
  10. Goodday, SM, Rivera, D, Foran, H, King, N, Milanovic, M, Keown-Stoneman, CD et al.. U-Flourish university students well-being and academic success longitudinal study: a study protocol. BMJ Open. 2019;9 (8):e029854. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029854. PubMed PMID:31455708 PubMed Central PMC6720248.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto