Clinical Research-in-Progress Rounds

2018-2019 Schedule

Women’s College Hospital
76 Grenville St.
First Floor, Room 1441

This quarterly seminar series is intended to provide trainees (residents, fellows and graduate students) and junior faculty with an opportunity to present their proposals and unpublished clinical and population-based research.  Attendance is open to all BBDC members, their trainees, and U of T endocrine residents. Those interested in presenting their clinical research should contact Christina Yu, assistant to Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe, at


Date Seminar

Friday, September 7, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Diabetes overtreatment in older adults in Ontario
Iliana Lega, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Estimating the direct and indirect pathways between food insecurity and type 2 diabetes incidence: A population-based cohort study
Christopher Tait, PhD, MPH (Supervisor: Dr. Laura Rosella)

Friday, December 7, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Quantifying type 2 diabetes risk in pregnant women
Stephanie Read, PhD (Supervisor:  Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe)

Understanding Diabetes and Homelessness: An exploratory mixed methods approach
David Campbell, PhD
 (Supervisor: Dr. Gillian Booth)

Friday, March 22, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Examining cancer screening participation in adults with diabetes
Dominika Bhatia, PhD Candidate (Supervisor:  Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe)

The Three I’s of Diabetes Integration in Emerging Adulthood: Developing a Framework to Individualize Diabetes Care
Benjamin Markowitz, MSc, Clinical Research Specialist in St. Michael’s Hospital  
(Supervisor:  Drs. Andrew Advani and Janet Parsons)

Friday, June 14, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Identifying type 1 diabetes in Electronic Medical Records and Administrative Health Data in Ontario: A Validation Study
Alanna Weisman (Supervisor:  Dr. Gillian Booth)

Risk of Hypoglycemia with new antihyperglycemic agents in patients with T2DM
Sanaz (Sonia) Kamalinia (Supervisor:  Dr. Sheldon Tobe)