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. 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 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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 .
  4. Stergiopoulos, V, Gozdzik, A, Nisenbaum, R, Durbin, J, Hwang, SW, O'Campo, P et al.. Bridging Hospital and Community Care for Homeless Adults with Mental Health Needs: Outcomes of a Brief Interdisciplinary Intervention. Can J Psychiatry. 2018; :706743718772539. doi: 10.1177/0706743718772539. PubMed PMID:29716396 .
  5. Rohailla, S, Malinowski, AK, Gandhi, S, McLeod, A, Nisenbaum, R, Shehata, N et al.. The Approach to Peripartum Management of Anticoagulation: A Multidisciplinary Survey. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018;40 (7):888-895.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2017.10.010. PubMed PMID:29709455 .
  6. Hillier, RJ, Ojaimi, E, Wong, DT, Mak, MYK, Berger, AR, Kohly, RP et al.. Aqueous Humor Cytokine Levels and Anatomic Response to Intravitreal Ranibizumab in Diabetic Macular Edema. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136 (4):382-388. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.0179. PubMed PMID:29522144 PubMed Central PMC5876836.
  7. Burns, KEA, Raptis, S, Nisenbaum, R, Rizvi, L, Jones, A, Bakshi, J et al.. International Practice Variation in Weaning Critically Ill Adults from Invasive Mechanical Ventilation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018;15 (4):494-502. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201705-410OC. PubMed PMID:29509509 .
  8. Lai, J, Venu, I, Malinowski, AK, Gandhi, S, McLeod, A, Nisenbaum, R et al.. Thromboembolism following cesarean section: a retrospective study. Hematology. 2018;23 (6):351-356. doi: 10.1080/10245332.2017.1415245. PubMed PMID:29264952 .
  9. Kassardjian, CD, Willems, JD, Skrabka, K, Nisenbaum, R, Barnaby, J, Kostyrko, P et al.. In-Patient Code Stroke: A Quality Improvement Strategy to Overcome Knowledge-to-Action Gaps in Response Time. Stroke. 2017;48 (8):2176-2183. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.017622. PubMed PMID:28655812 .
  10. Fralick, M, Hicks, LK, Chaudhry, H, Goldberg, N, Ackery, A, Nisenbaum, R et al.. REDucing Unnecessary Coagulation Testing in the Emergency Department (REDUCED). BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2017;6 (1):. doi: 10.1136/bmjquality.u221651.w8161. PubMed PMID:28469907 PubMed Central PMC5411723.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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