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Therese A. Stukel, Ph.D.

Title(s):
Adjunct Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Adjunct Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Department(s):
Community and Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute

Education:
University of Toronto, Ph.D., 1983
Universites de Paris VI et XI, DEA Statistiques, 1975
Universite de Grenoble, Maitrise MAF, 1974
University of Ottawa, BSc, 1973

Programs:
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Websites:
www.ices.on.ca
www.hpme.utoronto.ca

Contact Information:

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
2075 Bayview Avenue, G106
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
Canada

Office: Same as Above
Phone: 416-480-6100, ext 3928
Fax: 416-480-6048
Email: stukel@ices.on.ca

Assistant: Marilu Joffe
Asst. Phone: 416-480-6047
Asst. Email: marilu.joffe@ices.on.ca


Professional Interests:

- Methods for observational studies (propensity scores, instrumental variables)
- Health system resources, utilization and outcomes
- Methods for clustered data (longitudinal models, multi-level models)
- Longitudinal data analysis methods
- Volume-outcome studies

Grant Information:

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
National Institute of Aging
National Cancer Institute

Courses Taught:

ECS 240/MATH 30, Introduction to Linear Models
ECS 440, Beyond Linear Models


Selected Publications:

 

  • Stukel TA, Fisher ES, Wennberg DE, Alter DA, Gottlieb DJ, Vermeulen MJ. Analysis of observational studies in the presence of treatment selection bias: effects of invasive cardiac management on AMI survival using propensity score and instrumental variable methods. JAMA 2007; 297(3):278-85. [Accompanying editorial, JAMA 2007;297(3):314-6.]

  • Park-Wyllie LY, Juurlink DN, Kopp A, Shah BR, Stukel TA, Stumpo C, Dresser L, Low DE, Mamdani MM Outpatient gatifloxacin therapy and dysglycemia in older adults. N Engl J Med 2006;354(13):1352-61. [Resulted in antibiotic Tequin being taken off the market by Bristol-Myers Squibb, May 2006.]

  • Mamdani M, Juurlink DN, Lee DS, Rochon PA, Kopp A, Naglie G, Austin PC, Laupacis A, Stukel TA Cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors versus non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and congestive heart failure outcomes in elderly patients: a population-based cohort study. Lancet 2004;363:1751-6

  • Birkmeyer JD, Stukel TA, Siewers AE, Goodney PP, Wennberg DE, Lucas FL Surgeon volume and operative mortality in the United States. N Engl J Med 2003; 349:2117-27

  • Fisher ES, Wennberg DE, Stukel TA, Gottlieb DJ, Lucas FL, Pinder EL. The implications of regional variations in Medicare spending. Part 1: The content, quality, and accessibility of care. Ann Intern Med 2003;138:273-87.