Department of Pediatrics
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Rhonda J. Rosychuk, Ph.D., P.Stat., PStat®(ASA)
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
AHFMR Health Scholar
Director, Biostatistics Consulting Group
Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

3-524 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA)  
11405 87 Avenue NW
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta Canada T6G 1C9   

  Phone: (780) 492-0318
Fax:      (780) 248-5625

    Selected Publications (Refereed):

See Alberta Emergency Department Presentation Surveillance Project and ED Compass for full publication lists for these larger projects.

Rosychuk RJ, Witol A, Wilson B, Stobart K (2011). Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumor Trends in Children in a Western Canadian Province: A Population-based 22 Year Retrospective Study. Journal of Neurology. Published online 23 November 2011.

Torabi M, Rosychuk RJ (2011). An Examination of Five Spatial Disease Clustering Methodologies for the Identification of Childhood Cancer Clusters in Alberta, Canada. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology, 2(4), 321-330.

Torabi M, Rosychuk RJ (2011). Spatio-temporal Modeling Using B-spline for Disease Mapping: Analysis of Childhood Cancer Trends. Journal of Applied Statistics, 38(9), 1769-1781.

Rosychuk RJ, Hudson-Mason A, Eklund D, Lacaze-Masmonteil T (2011). Discrepancies Between Arterial Saturation and Functional Oxygen Saturation Measured with Pulse Oximetry in Very Preterm Infants. Neonatology, 101, 14-19.

Rosychuk RJ, Klassen TP, Voaklander DC, Senthilselvan A, Rowe BH (2011). Seasonality Patterns in Croup Presentations to the Emergency Departments in Alberta, Canada: A Time Series Analysis. Pediatric Emergency Care, 27(4), 256-260.

Torabi M, Rosychuk RJ (2010). Spatio-Temporal Modelling of Disease Mapping of Rates. The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 38(4), 698-715.

Rosychuk RJ, Witol A, Stobart K (2010). Childhood Cancer Trends in a Western Canadian Province: A Population-based 22 Year Retrospective Study. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 55(7), 1348.1355.

Vaudry W, Rosychuk RJ, Lee B, Cheung P-Y, Pang XL, Preiksaitis JK (2010). Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection in High Risk Canadian Infants: Report of a Pilot Screening Study. The Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, 21(1), e12-e19.

Rosychuk RJ, Stuber JL (2010). An Exact Test for the Detection of Geographic Aggregations of Events. International Journal of Health Geographics, 9(28). []

Tin R, Schulz J, Gunn B, Flood C, Rosychuk RJ, Radchenko C (2010). The Prevalence of Anal Incontinence in Postpartum Women Following Obstetrical Anal Sphincter Injury and Impact on Quality of Life. International Urogynecology Journal, 21(8), 927-932.

Yonge O, Rosychuk RJ, Bailey T, Lake R, Marrie TJ (2010). Willingness of University Nursing Students to Volunteer during a Pandemic. Public Health Nursing, 27(2), 174-180.

Newton AS, Ali S, Johnson DW, Haines C, Rosychuk RJ, Keaschuk RA, Jacobs P, Cappelli M, Klassen TP (2010). Who Comes Back? Characteristics and Predictors of Return to Emergency Department Services for Pediatric Mental Health Care. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17, 177-186.

Johnson ST, Kuk JL, Mackenzie KA, Huang T-K, Rosychuk RJ, Ball GDC (2010). Metabolic Risk Varies According to Waist Circumference Measurement Site in Overweight Boys and Girls. The Journal of Pediatrics, 156, 247-252.

Rosychuk RJ, Klassen TP, Metes D, Voaklander DC, Senthilselvan A, Rowe BH (2010). Croup Presentations to Emergency Departments in Alberta, Canada: A Large Population-Based Study. Pediatric Pulmonology, 45, 83-91.

Chan MC, Schulz JA, Flood CG, Rosychuk RJ (2010). A Retrospective Review of Patients Seen in a Multidisciplinary Pelvic Floor Clinic. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 32(1), 35-40.

Newton AS, Ali S, Johnson DW, Haines C, Rosychuk RJ, Keaschuk RA, Jacobs P, Klassen TP (2009). A 4-year Review of Pediatric Mental Health Emergencies in Alberta. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 11(5), 447-454.

Peters KL, Rosychuk RJ, Hendson L, Coté JJ, McPherson C, Tyebkhan JM (2009). Improvement of Short- and Long-Term Outcomes for Very Low Birth Weight Infants: Edmonton NIDCAP Trial. Pediatrics, 124 (4), 1009-1020.

Joffe AR, Schulz CG, Rosychuk RJ, Dyck J, Rebeyka IM, Ross D, Schulz R, Cheung P-Y (2009). Plasma Matrix Metalloproteinases in Neonates Having Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease. Heart International, 1(e4), 14-19.

Rosychuk RJ, Islam MS (2009). Parameter Estimation in a Model for Misclassified Markov Data- a Bayesian Approach. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 53, 3805-3816.

Rowe BH, Voaklander DC, Wang D, Senthilselvan A, Klassen TP, Marrie TJ, Rosychuk RJ (2009). Asthma Presentations by Adults to Emergency Departments in Alberta, Canada: A Large Population-Based Study. Chest, 135, 57-65.

Torabi M, Rosychuk RJ (2008). Spatial Event Cluster Detection Using an Approximate Normal Distribution. International Journal of Health Geographics, 7, 61.

Bailey TM, Rosychuk RJ, Yonge O, Marrie TJ (2008). A Duty to Treat During a Pandemic? The Time for Talk is Now. The American Journal of Bioethics, 8, 29-31.

Casey LM, Lee K-H, Rosychuk RJ, Turner JM, Huynh HQ (2008). 10-year Review of Pediatric Intestinal Failure: Clinical Factors Associated with Outcome. Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 23, 436-442.

Rosychuk RJ, Bailey T, Haines C, Lake R, Herman B, Yonge O, Marrie TJ (2008). Willingness to Volunteer During an Influenza Pandemic: Perspectives from Students and Staff at a Large Canadian University. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 2, 71-79.

Yiannakoulias N, Rosychuk RJ, Hodgson J (2007). Adaptations for Finding Irregularly Shaped Disease Clusters. International Journal of Health Geographics, 6, 28.

Duff JP, Rosychuk RJ, Joffe AR (2007). The Safety and Efficacy of Sustained Inflation as a Lung Recruitment Maneuver in PICU Patients. Intensive Care Medicine, 33, 1778-1786.

Rosychuk RJ, Huston C, Prasad NGN (2006). Spatial Event Cluster Detection Using a Compound Poisson Distribution. Biometrics,62, 465-470.

Rosychuk RJ (2006). Identifying Geographic Areas with High Disease Rates: When do Confidence Intervals for Rates and a Statistical Disease Cluster Detection Method Agree? International Journal of Health Geographics, 5, 46.

Rosychuk RJ, Sheng X, Stuber JL (2006). A Comparison of Variance Component Estimation Approaches in a Two-State Markov Model for Longitudinal Data with Misclassification. Statistics in Medicine, 25 (11), 1906-1921.

Rosychuk RJ, Yau C, Colman I, Schopflocher D, Rowe BH (2006). Statistical Disease Cluster Surveillance of Medically Treated Self-Inflicted Injuries in Alberta, Canada. Chronic Diseases in Canada, 27, 68-76

Emery CA, Cassidy JD, Klassen TP, Rosychuk RJ, Rowe BH (2005). Development of a Clinical Static and Dynamic Standing Balance Measurement Tool Appropriate for Use in Healthy Adolescents. Physical Therapy, 85, 502-514.

Emery CA, Cassidy JD, Klassen TP, Rosychuk RJ, Rowe BH (2005). The Effectiveness of a Proprioceptive Balance-Training Program in Healthy Adolescents: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 172, 749-754.

Rosychuk RJ, Thompson ME (2004). Parameter Identifiability Issues in a Latent Markov Model for Misclassified Binary Responses. Journal of the Iranian Statistical Society, 3, 38-57.

Colman I, Yiannakoulias N, Schopflocher D, Svenson L, Rosychuk RJ, Rowe BH, for the ED Atlas Group (2004). A Population-Based Study of Medically Treated Self-Inflicted Injuries. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 6, 313-320.

Yiu V, Orrbine E, Rosychuk RJ, MacLaine P, Goodyer P, Girardin C, Gowrishankar M, Ogborn M, Midgley J, Filler G, Harley F (2004). The Safety and Use of Short-Acting Nifedipine in Hospitalized Hypertensive Children. Pediatric Nephrology, 19, 644-650.

Bowker SL, Smith L, Rosychuk RJ, Preiksaitis JK (2004). A Review of General Hepatitis C Virus Lookbacks in Canada. Vox Sanguinis, 86, 21-27.

Garros D, Rosychuk RJ, Cox PN (2003). Circumstances Surrounding End of Life in a Pediatric Critical Care Unit. Pediatrics, 112, 5, e371-e371,

Rosychuk RJ, Thompson ME (2003). Bias Correction of Two-State Latent Markov Process Parameter Estimates under Misclassification. Statistics in Medicine, 22, 2035-2055.

Rosychuk RJ, Thompson ME (2001). A Semi-Markov Model for Binary Longitudinal Responses Subject to Misclassification. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 29, 395-404.

Le ND, Petkau AJ, Rosychuk RJ (1996). Surveillance of Clustering Near Point Sources. Statistics in Medicine, 15, 727-740.

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