2017 Publications

Last updated September 26, 2017

Dr. Wilma Sirkin … contributing author of Farrell SA, et al.: HLX is a candidate gene for a pattern of anomalies associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, short bowel, and asplenia. Am J Med Genet A. PubMed

Dr. Phil Shin … contributing author of Bean S, et al.: Second Medical Opinions in End-of-Life Disputes in Critical Care: An Ethics-Based Approach. Healthc Q. PubMed

Dr. Patricia Trbovich … Senior author of Lin YL, et al.: Usability of data integration and visualization software for multidisciplinary pediatric intensive care: a human factors approach to assessing technology. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. PubMed

Dr. Michelle Greiver, Babak Aliarzadeh and Dr. David White … contributing authors of Coons MJ, et al.: Is glycemia control in Canadians with diabetes individualized? A cross-sectional observational study. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. PubMed

Daniela Gallo-Hershberg … contributing author of Chiu N, Zhang L, et al.: A prospective study of docetaxel-associated pain syndrome. Support Care Cancer. PubMed

Dr. Kathy Chun … contributing author of Lebo MS, et al.: Data sharing as a national quality improvement program: reporting on BRCA1 and BRCA2 variant-interpretation comparisons through the Canadian Open Genetics Repository (COGR). Genet Med. PubMed

Dr. Michelle Greiver … contributing author of Birtwhistle R, et al.: Hospital admission rates and emergency department use in relation to glycated hemoglobin in people with diabetes mellitus: a linkage study using electronic medical record and administrative data in Ontario. CMAJ Open. PubMed

Dr. Blair Henry … lead author of Henry B, et al.: Palliative care as a public health issue: understanding disparities in access to palliative care for the homeless population living in Toronto, based on a policy analysis. Curr Oncol. PubMed

Dr. Ronald Goldenberg … contributing author of Fitchett D, et al.: A Practical Guide to the Use of Glucose-Lowering Agents With Cardiovascular Benefit or Proven Safety. Can J Cardiol. PubMed

Dr. Tianhua Huang and Dr. Wendy Meschino … contributing authors of Huang T, et al.: Enhanced First Trimester Screening for Trisomy 21 with Contingent Cell-Free Fetal DNA: A Comparative Performance and Cost Analysis. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … contributing author of Persaud N, et al.: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of providing essential medicines at no charge: the Carefully seLected and Easily Accessible at No Charge Medicines (CLEAN Meds) trial. BMJ Open. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … contributing author of Loudon K, et al.: The PRECIS-2 tool has good interrater reliability and modest discriminant validity. J Clin Epidemiol. PubMed

Sumit Raybardhan, Dr. Tiffany Kan, Brian Minnema and Dr. Benny Wong … contributing authors of Leis JA, et al.: Point-of-care Beta-lactam Allergy Skin Testing by Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Pragmatic Multicenter Prospective Evaluation. Clin Infect Dis. PubMed

Dr. Martin Strauss and Alistair Hall … lead and senior authors of Strauss MH, et al.: Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Do Not Reduce Risk of Myocardial Infarction, Cardiovascular Death, or Total Mortality: Further Evidence for the ARB-MI Paradox. Circulation. PubMed

Dr. MarleneTaube-Schiff, Megan Ruhig, Adrienne Mehak and Dr. Thomas Ungar … lead and contributing authors of Taube-Schiff M, et al.: Staff perspectives: What is the function of adult mental health day hospital programs? J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. PubMed

Dr. Wendy Meschino … contributing author of Noor A, et al.: Disruption of YWHAE gene at 17p13.3 causes learning disabilities and brain abnormalities. Clin Genet. PubMed

Dr. Aaron Horvath, Shana Haberman, Archna Patel, and Dr. Dorothy Sullivan … contributing authors of Lewin WH, et al.: Supportive Cardiology: Moving Palliative Care Upstream for Patients Living with Advanced Heart Failure. J Palliat Med. PubMed

Clare Gibbons, Dr. Alan Fung, and Dr. Wendy Meschino … contributing authors of Sadeghi M, et al.: Feasibility of computerized working memory training in individuals with Huntington disease. PLoS One. PubMed

Dr. Mikael Lavigne … lead author of Lavigne M, et al.: Priority setting in paediatric preventive care research. Arch Dis Child. PubMed

Dr. Kimberly Wintemute … contributing author of Pendrith C, et al: Frequency of and variation in low-value care in primary care: a retrospective cohort study. CMAJ Open. PubMed

Dr. Michelle Greiver and Babak Aliarzadeh … contributing authors of Loo CK, et al.: Association between neighbourhood walkability and metabolic risk factors influenced by physical activity: a cross-sectional study of adults in Toronto, Canada. BMJ Open. PubMed

Mirkka Koivusalo and Dr. Kevin Katz … lead and senior authors of Koivusalo M, et al.: Canine scent detection as a tool to distinguish meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. J Hosp Infect. PubMed

Dr. Kimberly Lazare … author of Addison's Disease and Possible Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome Presenting as an Eating Disorder in a Thirty-Year-Old Female. Case Rep Endocrinol. PubMed

Dr. Ronald Goldenberg … contributing author of Mancini G, et al.: Diabetes for Cardiologists: Practical Issues in Diagnosis and Management. Can J Cardiol. PubMed

Dr. Brian Francis Wall … lead author of Wall BF, et al.: Capnography versus standard monitoring for emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. PubMed

Dr. Michelle Greiver … contributing authors of Southgate D, et al.: Effect of a Group Behavioural Management Program on Emotional Regulation of Food Choices: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Can J Diet Pract Res. PubMed

Dr. Brian Kashin, Mona Sawhney, and Dr. Gregory Ip … authors of In Response. Anesth Analg. PubMed

Dr. David White … contributing author of Krueger P, et al.: Predictors of job satisfaction among academic family medicine faculty: Findings from a faculty work-life and leadership survey. Can Fam Physician. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … contributing author of Francis NA, et al.: Oral and Topical Antibiotics for Clinically Infected Eczema in Children: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial in Ambulatory Care. Ann Fam Med. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … lead author of Sullivan FM, et al.: Detection in blood of autoantibodies to tumour antigens as a case-finding method in lung cancer using the EarlyCDT®-Lung Test (ECLS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Cancer. PubMed

Dr. Christo El Morr and Susan Wollard … authors of El Morr C, et al.: Assessing the Performance of a Modified LACE Index (LACE-rt) to Predict Unplanned Readmission After Discharge in a Community Teaching Hospital. Interact J Med Res. PubMed

Dr. Simon Raphael … contributing author of Cheema PK, et al.: Rate of EGFR mutation testing for patients with nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer with implementation of reflex testing by pathologists. Curr Oncol. PubMed

Sumit Raybardhan … contributing author of Sasson G, et al.: Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in immunosuppressed patients: a multicenter, retrospective cohort study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. PubMed

Dr. Elad Mei-Dan … lead author of Mei-Dan E, et al.: The Effect of Birth Order on Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality in Very Preterm Twins. Am J Perinatol. PubMed

Dr. Patricia Trbovich … lead author of Trbovich P, et al.: Root-cause analysis: swatting at mosquitoes versus draining the swamp. BMJ Qual Saf. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … contributing author of Babl FE, et al.: Bell's Palsy in Children (BellPIC): protocol for a multicentre, placebo-controlled randomized trial. BMC Pediatr. PubMed

Dr. Kevin Katz … contributing author of Coleman BL, et al.: Pre-and post-pandemic trends in antiviral use in hospitalized patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza: 2004/05-2013/14, Toronto, Canada. Antiviral Res. PubMed

Leigh Hayden … contributing author of Bhattacharyya O et al.: Criteria to assess potential reverse innovations: opportunities for shared learning between high- and low-income countries. Global Health PubMed

Dr. Christo El Morr … lead author of El Morr C, AlHamzah M, Ng P, Purewal A, Al-Omran M: Knowledge of peripheral arterial disease: Results of an intervention to measure and improve PAD knowledge in Toronto. Vascular PubMed

Dr. Braden O'Neill … author of O'Neill B: Towards an improved understanding of modern health information ecology. Soc Sci Med PubMed

Dr. Alan Fung … contributing author of Soklaridis S, et al.: Where is the client/patient voice in interprofessional healthcare team assessments? Findings from a one-day forum. J Interprof Care PubMed

Dr. Alan Fung … contributing author of McGarry A, et al.: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of coenzyme Q10 in Huntington disease. Neurology PubMed

Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh … contributing author of Lutter C, El-Sheikh Y, Schöffl I, Schöffl V: Sport climbing: medical considerations for this new Olympic discipline. Br J Sports Med PubMed

Wil Ng, Amna Faheem, and Dr. Kevin Katz … lead and senior authors of Ng W, et al.: Community- and Healthcare-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains: An Investigation Into Household Transmission, Risk Factors, and Environmental Contamination. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol PubMed

Dr. Mikael Lavigne … lead author of Lavigne M, et al.: Priority setting in paediatric preventive care research. Arch Dis Child. PubMed

Dr. Thomas Ungar … lead author of Ungar, T., Norman, C.D. & Knaak, S: Think You Can Shrink? A Proof-of-Concept Study for Men's Health Education Through Edutainment. J. technol. behav. sci. (Access)