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Graduate student supervision (Dr. McIsaac)


Dr. McIsaac regularly supervises Biostatistics students in the MSc Epidemiology and MSc Mathematics programs, and regularly co-supervises students in the MSc Epidemiology program. Several opportunities for prospective graduate students exist related to Dr. McIsaac’s applied and methodological research. There are also some opportunities for undergraduate summer students. Please see below to learn about the graduate students and projects that Dr. McIsaac has supervised:

Kerelos Eisa

Program:  MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics 
Project:  TBD

 


Ahmad Rahim

ProgramMSc in Epidemiology
Thesis Title:  The Association Between Shift Work and Incidence of Hypertension in Working Adults and the Potential Mediating Effect of Psychological Work Stress and Poor Sleep Quality
 


Catherine Spagnuolo

ProgramMSc in Epidemiology
Thesis Title:  Distance to Specialist Care, Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and Injury in Rural Saskatchewan

 


Arany Theivendram

Program:  MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics 
Practicum Report:  TBD

 


Michael Reaume

Program:  MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics 
Project: Natural Direct and Indirect Effects for Survival Outcomes in a Complex Survey Setting
Position after Graduation:  Medical Student, University of Ottawa
 


Elizabeth Stankiewicz

Program:  MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics 
Project: Mortality among individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: patterns in mortality and the additive predictive accuracy of using the RAIHC frailty marker
Position after Graduation:
 


Saadul Islam

Program:  MSc in Epidemiology
Thesis Title:  Genetic Polymorphisms in Replication-Related Genes and Risk of Breast Cancer Among European and East Asian Women
Position After Graduation:
 


Lauren Paul

Program: MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics 
Project: Multiple Imputation of Accelerometer Data for Physical Activity Measurement: A Comparison of Methods with an Application to the Active Play Study
Position after Graduation:  Research Coordinator, Public Health Ontario


Fiona Lester

Program: MSc in Statistics specializing in Biostatistics
Project: Assessing the impact of exposure to bisphenol A and triclosan during early pregnancy on birth weight outcomes in Canadian studies

Position after Graduation: Medical Student, University of Ottawa 


Laura Holder

Program: MSc in Epidemiology specializing in Biostatistics 
Project: Multiple Imputation in Complex Survey Settings: A Comparison of Methods within the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study
Position after Graduation:   Research Analyst, ICES Central


Peter Beliveau

Program: MSc in Epidemiology
Thesis Title: Weight Loss in the Chiropractic Profession
Position after Graduation:  Biosciences Officer, Canadian Forces


Emily Borgundvaag

Program:  MSc in Epidemiology
Thesis Title: Imputing accelerometer non-wear time when assessing children's moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
Position after Graduation:  Research Coordinator, Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network, Mount Sinai Hospital


Nicollette Kwon

Program: MSc in Epidemiology
Thesis Title: MAPPING THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER TO EXPOSURE FROM TRAFFIC-RELATED AIR POLLUTION USING LAND-USE REGRESSION IN VANCOUVER, B.C.​
Position after Graduation:  Data Analyst, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care


Rachel McMillan 

Program: MSc in Epidemiology 
Thesis Title: FAMILY STRUCTURE AS A PREDICTOR OF ORGANIZED SPORTS PARTICIPATION AND SEDENTARY SCREEN TIME IN CANADIAN YOUTH
Position after Graduation:  Analyst, Canadian Institute for Health Information