Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) screening and isolation in the general medicine ward: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Mac S, Fitzpatrick T, Johnstone J, Sander B. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Oct 29; 8:168 doi:10.1186/s13756-019-0628-x

Posted on Oct 29, 2019

Health outcomes attributable to carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Budhram DR, Mac S, Bielecki JM, Patel SN, Sander B. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Oct 22:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.282.

Posted on Oct 24, 2019

Congratulations Dr. Murray Krahn!

Dr. Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC is the 2019 recipient of the Society for Medical Decision Making Career Achievement Award. The award recognizes distinguished senior investigators who've made significant contributions to the field and acknowledges seminal work in medical decision making. Dr. Krahn was also a recipient of the SMDM Award for Distinguished Service in 2018. The SMDM Award for Distinguished Service recognizes exceptional efforts in support of the Society.

Posted on Oct 16, 2019

Pitfalls in measuring temporal trends for late diagnosis of viral hepatitis

Lapointe-Shaw L, Austin PC, Chung H, Sander B, Kwong JC, Feld JJ. Pitfalls in measuring temporal trends for late diagnosis of viral hepatitis. J Hepatol. 2019 Oct. doi:10.1016/j.jhep.2019.06.015 [In Press]

Posted on Oct 10, 2019

Congratulations Ayse!

Aysegul Erman, a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Pharmacy supervised by Dr. Murray Krahn defended her thesis on September 2019. For her post-doctoral project, she will be working with Dr. Beate Sander, the Director of Health Modeling & Health Economics and Population Health Research at THETA to determine areas of investment where policymakers should focus efforts to eliminate HCV among immigrants in Canada using population-level administrative healthcare data.

Posted on Sep 24, 2019

Dr. Karen Chung and Stephen Mac received a CIHR Graduate Scholarship Supplement award. Congratulations!

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) offered Karen Chung, BHSc (Hon), MD, MSc (student) and Stephen Mac, BSc, MBiotech, PhD (Candidate) a Canada Graduate Scholarships - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) award to continue their research in conjunction with international partners.

Posted on Aug 20, 2019