Dr. Rosane Nisenbaum is a Biostatistician at MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions and Applied Health Research Centre with expertise in designing and analyzing intervention studies to improve health and housing outcomes for adults and youth experiencing homelessness, and population studies to identify individual and neighbourhood effects on health outcomes. She has special interest in the application of multilevel models, longitudinal and categorical data analysis, multiple imputation, and matching and weighting methods. She is also a co-investigator and collaborator in interdisciplinary projects initiated by other Unity Health Toronto scientists, residents, fellows and graduate students, and co-authored publications in the areas of Hematology, Infectious Disease, Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, and Pediatrics. She is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Biostatistics at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, where she co-teaches the course ‘Laboratory in Statistical Design & Analysis’, serves as a practicum supervisor and thesis committee member.

Recent Publications

  1. Richard, L, Liu, M, Jenkinson, JIR, Nisenbaum, R, Brown, M, Pedersen, C et al.. COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage and Sociodemographic, Behavioural and Housing Factors Associated with Vaccination among People Experiencing Homelessness in Toronto, Canada: A Cross-Sectional Study. Vaccines (Basel). 2022;10 (8):. doi: 10.3390/vaccines10081245. PubMed PMID:36016133 PubMed Central PMC9412474.
  2. Jenkinson, JIR, Sniderman, R, Gogosis, E, Liu, M, Nisenbaum, R, Pedersen, C et al.. Exploring COVID-19 vaccine uptake, confidence and hesitancy among people experiencing homelessness in Toronto, Canada: protocol for the Ku-gaa-gii pimitizi-win qualitative study. BMJ Open. 2022;12 (8):e064225. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-064225. PubMed PMID:35977770 PubMed Central PMC9388714.
  3. Ruco, A, Pinto, AD, Nisenbaum, R, Ho, JW, Bellicoso, E, Hassen, N et al.. Collecting occupation and hazards information in primary care using O*NET. Am J Ind Med. 2022;65 (10):783-789. doi: 10.1002/ajim.23420. PubMed PMID:35932171 .
  4. Chambers, C, Deeks, SL, Sutradhar, R, Cox, J, de Pokomandy, A, Grennan, T et al.. Increases in human papillomavirus vaccine coverage over 12 months among a community-recruited cohort of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Canada. Vaccine. 2022;40 (26):3690-3700. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.05.019. PubMed PMID:35577633 .
  5. O'Campo, P, Stergiopoulos, V, Davis, O, Lachaud, J, Nisenbaum, R, Dunn, JR et al.. Health and social outcomes in the Housing First model: Testing the theory of change. EClinicalMedicine. 2022;47 :101387. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2022.101387. PubMed PMID:35497057 PubMed Central PMC9046122.
  6. Liu, M, Richard, L, Campitelli, MA, Nisenbaum, R, Dhalla, IA, Wadhera, RK et al.. Hospitalizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Recently Homeless Individuals: a Retrospective Population-Based Matched Cohort Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2022;37 (8):2016-2025. doi: 10.1007/s11606-022-07506-4. PubMed PMID:35396658 PubMed Central PMC8992790.
  7. Moskalewicz, A, Di Tomaso, A, Kachura, JJ, Scime, S, Nisenbaum, R, Lee, R et al.. Gynecologic Symptoms among Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer Patients on Oral Endocrine Therapy: A Cross-Sectional Study. Curr Oncol. 2022;29 (3):1813-1827. doi: 10.3390/curroncol29030149. PubMed PMID:35323349 PubMed Central PMC8947613.
  8. Spilchuk, V, House, R, Nisenbaum, R, Holness, DL. Evaluation of an occupational medicine patient consultation note assessment tool. Occup Med (Lond). 2022;72 (2):99-104. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqab154. PubMed PMID:35192724 .
  9. Liu, M, Richard, L, Campitelli, MA, Nisenbaum, R, Dosani, N, Dhalla, IA et al.. Drug Overdoses During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Recently Homeless Individuals. Addiction. 2022;117 (6):1692-1701. doi: 10.1111/add.15823. PubMed PMID:35129239 PubMed Central PMC9111216.
  10. Luong, L, Beder, M, Nisenbaum, R, Orkin, A, Wong, J, Damba, C et al.. Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection among people experiencing homelessness in Toronto during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Can J Public Health. 2022;113 (1):117-125. doi: 10.17269/s41997-021-00591-8. PubMed PMID:34919211 PubMed Central PMC8678973.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto