Chronic Disease Research

Ernst, D., Petrella, T., Joshua, A., Hamou, A., Thabane, M., Vantyghem, S., & Gwadry-Sridhar, F. (2016). Burden of illness for metastatic melanoma in Canada, 2011–2013. Current Oncology, 23(6), e563-e570 (Abstract)

Nolan RP, Payne AY, Ross H, White M, D’Antono B, Chan S, Barr SI, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Nigam A, Perreault S, Farkouh M, McDonald M, Goodman J, Thomas S, Zieroth S, Isaac D, Oh P, Rajda M, Chen M, Eysenbach G, Liu S, Zbib A. An Internet-Based Counseling Intervention With Email Reminders that Promotes Self-Care in Adults With Chronic Heart Failure: Randomized Controlled Trial Protocol, JMIR Res Protoc 2014;3(1):e5 (Paper)

Bienek AS, Gee ME, Nolan RP, Kaczorowski J, Campbell NRC, Bancej C, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Robitaille C, Walker RL, Dai S. Methodology of the 2009 Survey on Living with Chronic Diseases in Canada – hypertension component. Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada (CDIC). 2013 Sept; 33(4): 267-76. (Abstract)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Manias E, Lal L, Salas M, Hughes da, Ratzki-Leewing A, Grubisic M. Impact of Interventions on Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control in Patients with Essential Hypertension: A Systematic Review by the ISPOR Medication Adherence & Persistence Special Interest Group. Value in Health. July-August 2013; 16(5): 863–871 (Abstract)

Hiligsmann M, Salas M, Hughes DA, Manias E, Gwadry-Sridhar FH, Linck P, Cowell W. Interventions to improve osteoporosis medication adherence and persistence: a systematic review and literature appraisal by the ISPOR Medication Adherence & Persistence Special Interest Group. Osteoporosis International 2013; 24(12): 2907-2918 (Abstract)

Gee ME, Campbell NRC, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Nolan RP, Kaczorowski J, Bienek A, Robitaille C, Joffres M, Dai S, Walker RL. Antihypertensive Medication Use, Adherence, Stops and Starts in Canadians With Hypertension. Can J Cardiol. 2012 May-June; 28(3):383-9. (Paper)

Hamou A, Guy S, Lewden B, Bilyea A, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Bauer MA. Data collection with iPhone Web Apps: Efficiently Collecting Patient Data Using Mobile Devices. E-Health Networking Applications and Services (Healthcom), August 2010. (Poster)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Guyatt G, O’Brien B, Arnold JM, Walter S, Vingilis E, MacKeigan L. TEACH: Trial of Education and Compliance in heart dysfunction chronic disease and heart failure (HF) as an increasing problem. Contemp Clin Trials. 2008 Nov; 29(6):905-18. (Paper)

F. Gwadry-Sridhar, S. Nikan, A. Hamou, SJ. Seung, T. Petrella, AM. Joshua, S. Ernst, N. Mittmann, Resource utilization and costs of managing patients with advanced melanoma: a Canadian population-based study, Current Oncology, 23 pp (In press).

Pulse Infoframe Inc. Five Requirements of Population Health Management. 2015

P. Dai, F. Gwadry-Sridhar, M. Bauer, and M. Borrie. Brain Degeneration: How Alzheimer’s Disease Affects the Human Brain, in Aging and Society: Fifth Interdisciplinary Conference, Washington D.C., USA, 5-6 November, 2015. (Abstract)

White JA, Kim HW, Shah D, Fine N, Kim KY, Wendell DC, Al-Jaroudi W, Parker M, Patel M, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Judd RM, Kim RJ. CMR Imaging With Rapid Visual T1 Assessment Predicts Mortality in Patients Suspected of Cardiac Amyloidosis. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Feb 2014; 7(2): 143-156. (Paper)

Gee ME, Campbell NRC, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Nolan RP, Kaczorowski J, Bienek A, Robitaille C, Joffres M, Dai S, Walker RL Antihypertensive Medication Use, Adherence, Stops and Starts in Canadians With Hypertension. Can J Cardiol. May–June, 2012; 28(3): 383–389 (Paper)

Gee ME, Bienek A, Campbell NRC, Bancej CM, Robitaille C, Kaczorowski J, Joffres M, Dai S, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Nolan RP. Prevalence of, and Barriers to, Preventive Lifestyle Behaviors in Hypertension (from a National Survey of Canadians With Hypertension). American Journal of Cardiology. Feb 15 2012; 109(4): 570-5. (Paper)

Guy S, Ratzki-Leewing A, Gwadry-Sridhar F. Moving Beyond the Stigma: Systematic review of Video Games and Their Potential to Combat Obesity. Int J Hypertens. 2011; 2011: 179124. (Paper)

Zhang Y, Cabilio P, Grubisic M, Gwadry-Sridhar F. A Mixture Distribution Approach to Assessing Medication Refill Compliance with Administrative Pharmacy Refill Records. Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research, ISBS Special Issue 2009. (Paper)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Zhang Y, Manias E, Roy AN, Yu-Isenberg K, Hughes D, Nichol MB. A framework for planning and critiquing medication compliance and persistence research using prospective study designs. Clin Ther. 2009 Feb; 31(2):421-35. (Paper)

C. Demers, C.Patterson, N Archer, J.Coallier, P.Strachan, K. Keshaviee, L. Thabane, F. Spencer, C. Cockhill, G.Foster, F. Gwadry-Sridhar. Simple Multi-Component Intervention Improves Self Management in Heart Failure, Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC), October 2014, (Abstract)

Yu AP, Yu YF, Nichol MB, Gwadry-Sridhar F. Delay in filling the initial prescription for a statin: a potential early indicator of medication non persistence. Clin Ther. 2008 Apr; 30(4):761-74; discussion 716. (Paper)

Leslie RS, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Thiebaud P, Patel BV. Calculating edication compliance, adherence, and persistence in administrative pharmacy claims databases. Pharmaceutical Programming 2008; 1(1):13-19. (Paper)

Peterson AM, Nau DP, Cramer JP, Benner J, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Nichol M. A Checklist for Medication Compliance and Persistence Studies using Retrospective Databases. Value in Health. January–February 2007; 10(1): 3–12 (Paper)

Gwadry-Sridhar FH, Arnold JM, Zhang Y, Brown JE, Marchiori G, Guyatt G. Pilot study to determine the impact of a multidisciplinary educational intervention in patients hospitalized with heart failure. Am Heart J. 2005 Nov; 150(5):982. (Paper)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Flintoft V, Lee DS, Lee H, Guyatt GH. A systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Studies Comparing Readmission Rates and Mortality Rates in Patients With Heart Failure. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Nov 22; 164(21):2315-20. (Paper)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Guyatt GH, Arnold JM, Massel D, Brown J, Nadeau L, Lawrence S. Instruments to measure acceptability of information and acquisition of knowledge in patients with heart failure. Eur J Heart Fail. 2003 Dec; 5(6): 783-91. (Paper)

Skillings JR, Rogers-Melamed I, Nabholtz JM, Sawka C, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Moquin JP, Rubinger M, Ganguly P, Burnell M, Shustik C, Dryer D, McLaughlin M, White D. An epidemiological review of red cell transfusions in cancer chemotherapy. Cancer Prev Control. 1999 June; 3(3): 207-12. (Paper)

Mertens WC, Bramwell VH, Banerjee D, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Lala PK. Sustained indomethacin and ranitidine with intermittent continuous infusion interleukin-2 in advanced malignant melanoma: a phase II study. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 1993; 5(2):107-13. (Paper)

Skillings JR, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Wong C, et al. The Frequency of Red Cell Transfusion for Anemia in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy A Retrospective Cohort Study. The American J of Clin Oncol. 1993; 16(1):22-25. (Paper)

Mertens WC, Bramwell VH, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Romano W, Banerjee D, Lala PK. Effect of indomethacin plus ranitidine in advanced melanoma patients on high dose interleukin-2. Lancet. 1992 Aug 15; 340(8816):397-8. (Abstract)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Manias E, Lal L, Salas M, Hughes DA, Ratzki-Leewing A, Grubisic M. Impact of interventions on medication adherence and blood pressure control in patients with essential hypertension: a systematic review by the ISPOR medication adherence and persistence special interest group. Value in Health. 2013 Jul-Aug; 16(5):863-71 (Paper)

C. Demers, C. Patterson, N. Archer, J. Coallier, P.Strachan, K. Keshaviee, L. Thabane, F. Spencer, C. Cockhill, G.Foster, F. Gwadry-Sridhar. A Simple Multi-Component Intervention Improves Self Management In Heart Failure. Canadian Journal of Cardiology (CCC). October 2014; 30(10): S201 (Abstract)

Hamou AK, Lindsay JD, Borrie MJ, and Gwadry-Sridhar F. Platform for a Longitudinal Clinical Research Registry System granor the Care of Outpatients Referred with Cognitive Impairment/Dementia. Canadian Geriatrics Journal. December 2013; 16(4): 220. (Abstract)

Hiligsmann M, Salas M, Hughes D, Manias E, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Cowell W. Cost to society due to underemployment in persons with Hemophilia A and B – Hemophilia Utilization Group Study (HUGS V). ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting Research Poster Presentations – Session II, May 2013; 16(3): A119–A120 (Abstract)

Poon JL, Lou M, Zhou ZY, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Baker J, Ullman M, Koerper M, Johnson K. The Hemophilia Utilization Group Study (HUGS-VB): Health-related quality of life in hemophilia B. ISPOR 16th Annual International Meeting (Baltimore, Maryland, United States. May 25, 2011). Value in Health. 2011; 14(3): A210, PND47. (Abstract)

Spenger C , Eskildsen S, Sjogren N, Julin P, Westman E, Wahlund LO, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Muehlboech S, Lovestone S, Simmons A,. Cortical atrophy rates in Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment from the ADNI study. Alzheimers & Dementia. July 2011, 7(4): S225. (Abstract)

Hiligsmann M, Salas M, Hughes DA, Manias E, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Linck P, Cowell W. Most effective adherence-enhancing interventions for osteoporosis medications. ISPOR 16th Annual International Meeting. Value in Health. May 24, 2011; 14(3):A130, PMS39. (Abstract)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Hamou A, Guy S, O’Brien J, Spence D. Integrated Electronic Medical Health Record Informatics Platform for Stroke and Atherosclerosis Research. Med-e-Tel 2011 (Abstract)
Guy SD, Gwadry-Sridhar F. Participant’s Experiences of a Web-Based Portal for Chronic Disease Management. The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (Toronto, Canada. October 24-27, 2010). (Abstract)

Zuluaga A, Salas M, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Manias E, Hughes D. Interventions to Improve Compliance with Lipid Lowering Medications: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Value in Health. May 2010; 13(3): A168 (Abstract)

Westman E, Simmons A, Muehlboeck JS, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Eskildsen SF, Julin P, Sjo¨gren N, Collins DL, Evans A, Mecocci P, Vellas B, Tsolaki M, Kłoszewska I, Soininen H, Weiner M, Lovestone S, Spenger C, Wahlund LO, AddNeuroMed consortium. Combining Two Large MRI Data Sets (AddNeuroMed and ADNI) Using Multivariate Data Analysis to Distinguish between Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Controls. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (2010) IC-P-137. (Abstract)

An JJ, Gwadry-Sridhar F. Systematic Review of the Psychometric Properties of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – Anemia (Fact-AN) for Anemic Cancer Patients. ISPOR 13th Annual International Meeting (Toronto, Canada. May 3-7, 2008). Value in Health. 2008; 11(3):A164, PSY40. (Abstract)

Wu J, Nichol MB, Gwadry-Sridhar F, Johnson KA. The Hemophilia Utilization Group Study – Part V. Estimating Utility Values for Self-Reported Joint Pain and Motion Limitation Outcomes in Adult Hemophilia Patients. Value in Health. May-June 2007; 10(3):A155, PHM8. (Abstract)

Kawatkar AA, Gwadry-Sridhar F. A Systematic Review of the EORTIC QLQ-BR23: Descriptive Health Related Quality of Life Instrument Used in Breast Cancer. Value in Health. May-June 2006; 9(3): A11, PCN43. (Abstract)

Stafkey-Mailey DR, Gwadry-Sridhar F. A Review of the Validity and Reliability of the Parkinson’s Disease Questionnaire (PDQ-39). Value in Health. May–June 2006; 9(3): A88, PNL29, (Abstract)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Martin C, Chen L, Priestap F, Keenan S. Criteria for Assessing Intensive Care Unit Admissions from the Emergency Room. Value in Health. 2001; 4(6); 481, #PHP24. (Abstract)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Leslie RS, Patel B, Sanchez-Trask L. Understanding Predictors of Compliance in Fixed-Dose Combination vs Loose-Dose Combination Therapy for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. American Diabetes Association, 2010. (Poster)

Gwadry-Sridhar F, Leslie RS, Patel B, Aranda G, Sanchez-Trask L. Influence of Previous Medication Compliance on Future Compliance in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. American Diabetes Association, 2010. (Poster)