Rosane Nisenbaum


Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


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. Dhir, V, Yan, AT, Nisenbaum, R, Sloninko, J, Connelly, KA, Barfett, J et al.. Assessment of left ventricular function by CMR versus MUGA scans in breast cancer patients receiving trastuzumab: a prospective observational study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019; :. doi: 10.1007/s10554-019-01648-z. PubMed PMID:31197526 .
  2. Chum, A, O'Campo, P, Lachaud, J, Fink, N, Kirst, M, Nisenbaum, R et al.. Evaluating same-source bias in the association between neighbourhood characteristics and depression in a community sample from Toronto, Canada. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2019; :. doi: 10.1007/s00127-019-01718-6. PubMed PMID:31054019 .
  3. Durbin, A, Nisenbaum, R, Kopp, B, O'Campo, P, Hwang, SW, Stergiopoulos, V et al.. Are resilience and perceived stress related to social support and housing stability among homeless adults with mental illness?. Health Soc Care Community. 2019; :. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12722. PubMed PMID:30734374 .
  4. Durbin, A, Lunsky, Y, Wang, R, Nisenbaum, R, Hwang, SW, O'Campo, P et al.. Borderline Intellectual Functioning and Lifetime Duration of Homelessness among Homeless Adults with Mental Illness. Healthc Policy. 2018;14 (2):40-46. doi: 10.12927/hcpol.2018.25687. PubMed PMID:30710440 .
  5. Pinto, AD, Aratangy, T, Abramovich, A, Devotta, K, Nisenbaum, R, Wang, R et al.. Routine collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data: a mixed-methods study. CMAJ. 2019;191 (3):E63-E68. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.180839. PubMed PMID:30665975 PubMed Central PMC6336479.
  6. Jalini, S, Rajalingam, R, Nisenbaum, R, Javier, AD, Woo, A, Pikula, A et al.. Atrial cardiopathy in patients with embolic strokes of unknown source and other stroke etiologies. Neurology. 2019;92 (4):e288-e294. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006748. PubMed PMID:30518556 .
  7. Mahamad, S, Chaudhry, H, Nisenbaum, R, McFarlan, A, Rizoli, S, Ackery, A et al.. Exploring the effect of factor Xa inhibitors on rotational thromboelastometry: a case series of bleeding patients. J. Thromb. Thrombolysis. 2019;47 (2):272-279. doi: 10.1007/s11239-018-1785-0. PubMed PMID:30506352 .
  8. Jayakar, JP, O'Neill, N, Yan, M, Nisenbaum, R, Garvey, MB, Teitel, J et al.. Retrospective review of Acquired Haemophilia A from the largest Canadian Haemophilia treatment centre. Haemophilia. 2018;24 (5):e383-e387. doi: 10.1111/hae.13598. PubMed PMID:30112783 .
  9. Silversides, JA, Fitzgerald, E, Manickavasagam, US, Lapinsky, SE, Nisenbaum, R, Hemmings, N et al.. Deresuscitation of Patients With Iatrogenic Fluid Overload Is Associated With Reduced Mortality in Critical Illness. Crit. Care Med. 2018;46 (10):1600-1607. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003276. PubMed PMID:29985214 .
  10. Durbin, A, Lunsky, Y, Wang, R, Nisenbaum, R, Hwang, SW, O'Campo, P et al.. The Effect of Housing First on Housing Stability for People with Mental Illness and Low Intellectual Functioning. Can J Psychiatry. 2018; :706743718782940. doi: 10.1177/0706743718782940. PubMed PMID:29916270 PubMed Central PMC6299190.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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