Population Health Platform

Dr. Andrea Gershon

Platform Leader: Dr. Andrea Gershon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Team members:

Dr. Shawn Aaron
Dr. Mark FitzGerald
Dr. Tetyana Kendzerska (PDF)
Dr. Diane Lougheed
Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi
Dr. Matthew Stanbrook
Dr. Teresa To
Dr. GA Whitmore
Mr. Graham Mecredy
Ms. Sujitha Ratnasingham

Goals

  • To conduct innovative, collaborative, quality respiratory disease research that improves the health of populations of people with respiratory disease
  • The Population Health Platform will make use of health administrative databases and other population-level data, to assist network researchers in achieving CRRN research goals

Publications

The impact of a history of asthma on long-term outcomes of people with newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A population study.
Tetyana Kendzerska, Teresa M. To, Shawn D. Aaron, M. Diane Lougheed, Mohsen Sadatsafavi, J. Mark FitzGerald, Andrea S. Gershon for the Canadian Respiratory Research Network. The impact of a history of asthma on long-term outcomes of people with newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A population study. 2016-09 (article in press) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2016.06.026

History of Asthma in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. A Comparative Study of Economic Burden
Sadatsafavi M, Tavakoli H, Kendzerska T, Gershon A, To T, Aaron SD, FitzGerald JM; Canadian Respiratory Research Network. History of Asthma in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. A Comparative Study of Economic Burden. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Feb;13(2):188-96. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201508-507OC. PMID: 26599154

Progression from Asthma to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Is Air Pollution a Risk Factor?
To T, Zhu J, Larsen K, Simatovic J, Feldman L, Ryckman K, Gershon A, Lougheed MD, Licskai C, Chen H, Villeneuve PJ, Crighton E, Su Y, Sadatsafavi M, Williams D, Carlsten C; Canadian Respiratory Research Network. Progression from Asthma to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Is Air Pollution a Risk Factor?  Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar 7. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26950751

Awards

Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN) Fellowship: Kendzerska T.

Abstract Scholarship: Kendzerska T. Assembly on Behavioral Science and Health Services Research (BSHSR), 2015 ATS International Conference - Denver, United States.