Biography

Dr. Rosane Nisenbaum is a Biostatistician with expertise in designing and analyzing population studies to identify neighbourhood effects on mental health, and intervention studies to improve health and housing outcomes for people experiencing homelessness or housing instability. She has special interest in the application of multilevel models, longitudinal and categorical data analysis, and multiple imputation. She also provides biostatistical and epidemiological assistance to investigators, residents, fellows and students from diverse departments at St. Michael’s Hospital including Medical Imaging, Oncology, General Surgery, Critical Care, Ophthalmology, Hematology and Respirology. She is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Biostatistics at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, co-teaching the course ‘Laboratory in Statistical Design & Analysis’ and serving as a Practicum supervisor. She is a member of St. Michael’s Hospital Research Ethics Board.

Recent Publications

  1. Saposnik, G, Grueschow, M, Oh, J, Terzaghi, MA, Kostyrko, P, Vaidyanathan, S et al.. Effect of an Educational Intervention on Therapeutic Inertia in Neurologists With Expertise in Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3 (12):e2022227. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.22227. PubMed PMID:33326024 PubMed Central PMC7745101.
  2. Mejia-Lancheros, C, Lachaud, J, Stergiopoulos, V, Matheson, FI, Nisenbaum, R, O'Campo, P et al.. Effect of Housing First on violence-related traumatic brain injury in adults with experiences of homelessness and mental illness: findings from the At Home/Chez Soi randomised trial, Toronto site. BMJ Open. 2020;10 (12):e038443. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038443. PubMed PMID:33277277 PubMed Central PMC7722391.
  3. Arora, A, Kaur, Y, Dossa, F, Nisenbaum, R, Little, D, Baxter, NN et al.. Proportion of Female Speakers at Academic Medical Conferences Across Multiple Specialties and Regions. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3 (9):e2018127. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.18127. PubMed PMID:32986107 PubMed Central PMC7522699.
  4. Chum, A, Wang, R, Nisenbaum, R, O'Campo, P, Stergiopoulos, V, Hwang, S et al.. Effect of a Housing Intervention on Selected Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Homeless Adults With Mental Illness: 24-Month Follow-Up of a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020;9 (19):e016896. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.016896. PubMed PMID:32975159 PubMed Central PMC7792403.
  5. Goldberg, N, Nisenbaum, R, Song, H, Lillicrap, D, Teitel, J, James, P et al.. Desmopressin responsiveness by age in type 1 von Willebrand disease. Res Pract Thromb Haemost. 2020;4 (6):1046-1052. doi: 10.1002/rth2.12354. PubMed PMID:32864555 PubMed Central PMC7443436.
  6. Langford, BJ, Nisenbaum, R, Brown, KA, Chan, A, Downing, M. Antibiotics: easier to start than to stop? Predictors of antimicrobial stewardship recommendation acceptance. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020;26 (12):1638-1643. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2020.07.048. PubMed PMID:32771646 .
  7. Lachaud, J, Mejia-Lancheros, C, Wang, R, Wiens, K, Nisenbaum, R, Stergiopoulos, V et al.. Mental and substance use disorders and food insecurity among homeless adults participating in the At Home/Chez Soi study. PLoS One. 2020;15 (4):e0232001. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232001. PubMed PMID:32324795 PubMed Central PMC7179857.
  8. Hashemi, L, Nisenbaum, R. A Case-Based Review of Iron Overload With an Emphasis on Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, Hepatitis C, C282Y Heterozygosity, and Coronary Artery Disease. Fed Pract. 2020;37 (2):95-100. . PubMed PMID:32269472 PubMed Central PMC7138343.
  9. Mejia-Lancheros, C, Lachaud, J, Nisenbaum, R, Wang, A, Stergiopoulos, V, Hwang, SW et al.. Dental problems and chronic diseases in mentally ill homeless adults: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2020;20 (1):419. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-08499-7. PubMed PMID:32228526 PubMed Central PMC7106680.
  10. Maghsoudi, N, McDonald, K, Stefan, C, Beriault, DR, Mason, K, Barnaby, L et al.. Evaluating networked drug checking services in Toronto, Ontario: study protocol and rationale. Harm Reduct J. 2020;17 (1):9. doi: 10.1186/s12954-019-0336-0. PubMed PMID:32204713 PubMed Central PMC7092475.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
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