Andrea Gruneir

Dr. Andrea Gruneir

Publications

Title Source (Journal/Book/Conference) Authors/Presenters Published On Type
Investigator experiences with financial conflicts of interest in clinical trials Trials Rochon PA, Sekeres M, Hoey J, Lexchin J, Ferris LE, Moher D, Wu W, Kalkar SR, Van Laethem M, Gruneir A, Gold J, Maskalyk J, Streiner DL, Taback N, Chan AW 1294808400 Journal Article
Transitions in Long-Term Care and Potential Implications for Quality Reporting in Ontario, Canada J Am Med Dir Assoc Gruneir A, Anderson GM, Rochon PA, Bronskill S 1288584000 Journal Article
Financial Conflicts of Interest Checklist 2010 for clinical research studies Open Medicine Rochon PA, Hoey J, Chan AW, Ferris LE, Lexchin J, Kalkar SR, Sekeres M, Wu W, Laethem MV, Gruneir A, Maskalyk J, Streiner DL, Gold J, Taback N, Moher D 1269403200 Journal Article
Frequency and Pattern of Emergency Department Visits by Long-Term Care Residents-A Population-Based Study Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Gruneir A, Bell C, Bronskill SE, Schull M, Anderson GM, Rochon PA 1267419600 Journal Article
Cholinesterase Inhibitor Use in U.S. Nursing Homes: Results from the National Nursing Home Survey Journal of the American Geriatric Society Seitz DP, Gruneir A, Conn DK, Rochon PA 1260853200 Journal Article
Antipsychotic Drugs and Hyperglycemia in Older Patients With Diabetes Arch Intern Med Lipscombe LL, Lévesque L, Gruneir A, Fischer HD, Juurlink DN, Gill SS, Herrmann N, Hux JE, Anderson GM, Rochon PA 1248667200 Journal Article
Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System: Improved Prescribing Behavior and Patient Safety by Guided Medication Use in Patients with Renal impairement A Guide to The Joint Commission's Medication Management Standards, Second Edition Thomson MS, Gruneir A, Lee M, Field TS, Gurwitz JH, Rochon PA 1246420800 Book Chapter
Association Between Tamsulosin and Serious Ophthalmic Adverse Events in Older Men Following Cataract Surgery Journal of the American Medical Association Bell CM, Hatch WV, Fischer HD, Cernat G, Paterson JM, Gruneir A, Gill SS, Bronskill SE, Anderson GM, Rochon PA 1242792000 Journal Article
Nursing time devoted to medication administration in long-term care: Clinical, safety and resource implications Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Thomson MS, Gruneir A, Field TS, Lee M, Baril J, Gurwitz JH, Rochon PA 1233464400 Journal Article
Medicaid and the Uninsured: Relationship between State Medicaid Policies, Nursing Home Racial Composition, and the Risk of Hospitalization for Black and White Residents Health Services Research Gruneir A, Miller SC, Feng Z, Intrator O, Mor V 1212292800 Journal Article
Nursing home safety: Where are we now and why can't we get to where we need to be? Annual Reviews of Public Health Gruneir A, Mor V 1208836800 Journal Article
Hospitalization of nursing home residents with cognitive impairments: The influence of organizational features and state policies Gerontologist Gruneir A, Miller SC, Intrator O, Mor V 1203656400 Journal Article
The effect of state Medicaid policies and nursing home racial composition on the risk of hospitalization for black and white residents Health Services Research Gruneir A, Miller SC, Feng Z, Intrator O, Mor V 1203656400 Journal Article
Is dementia special care really special? A new look at an old question Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Gruneir A, Lapane K, Miller SC, Mor V 1203656400 Journal Article
It is time to assess the role of organizational culture in nursing home prescribing patterns Archives of Internal Medicine Gruneir A, Lapane KL 1201496400 Journal Article
Where people die: A multi-level approach to understanding influences on site of death in America Medical Care Research and Review Gruneir A, Mor V, Roy J, Weitzen S, Truchil R, Teno J 1185854400 Journal Article
Long-term care market competition and nursing home dementia special care units Medical Care Gruneir A, Lapane K, Miller SC, Mor V 1185854400 Journal Article
Association of advance directives with quality of end of life care: A national study Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Teno JM, Gruneir A, Schwartz Z, Nanda A, Wetle T 1172120400 Journal Article
Multilevel Confounding in Pharmacoepidemiologic Research: An Application of Propensity Score Methods International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology Annual Meeting Gruneir A, Lapane KL, Miller SC, Mor V 1167627600 Presentation
Does receiving care on a dementia special care unit decrease the likelihood of receiving psychotropic medications for residents with dementia? International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology Annual Meeting Gruneir A, Lapane KL, Miller SC, Mor V 1167627600 Presentation
Dementia Special Care Units in U.S. Nursing Homes: Use of the MDS to Evaluate Differences in Care Processes Canadian RAI Conference Gruneir A, Lapane KL, Miller SC, Mor V 1167627600 Presentation
Hospice care in the nursing home: Changes in visit volume from enrollment to discharge among longer-stay hospice residents Journal of Pain and Symptom Management Gruneir A, Miller SC, Lapane K, Kinzbrunner B 1140584400 Journal Article
Dementia Special Care Units in U.S. Nursing Homes: A Current Description Gerontological Society of America Gruneir A, Lapane K, Miller SC, Mor V 1136091600 Presentation
Hospitalization of Nursing Home Residents with Cognitive Impairments: Influence of Facility Features and State Policies Academy Health Annual Research Meeting Gruneir A, Miller S, Mor V 1136091600 Presentation
Where People Die: A Multi-Level Analysis of Predictors of Site of Death in America Academy Health Annual Research Meeting Gruneir A, Mor V, Roy J, Weitzen S, Truchil R, Teno J 1136091600 Presentation
Depression in patients with advanced illness - An examination of Ontario complex continuing care using the Minimum Data Set 2.0 Palliative and Supportive Care Gruneir A, Smith TF, Hirdes JP, Cameron R 1117598400 Journal Article
Depression in patients with advanced illness – prevalence, treatment, and correlates Canadian Association on Gerontology Annual Meeting Gruneir A, Smith T, Hirdes J, Cameron R 1104555600 Presentation
Hospice Care in the Nursing Home: Is Diagnosis associated with Configuration of Care? Academy Health Research Meeting Gruneir A, Lapane K, Miller S 1104555600 Presentation
Association of advance directives with quality end-of-life care: A national study Gerontological Society of America Teno J, Gruneir A, Wetle T, Mor V 1072933200 Presentation
Depression in patients with advanced illness – An examination of Ontario Complex Continuing Care with the Minimum Data Set 2.0 15th International Congress on Care of the Terminally Ill Gruneir A, Smith T, Hirdes J, Cameron R 1072933200 Presentation

Education

  • 2007: Doctorate, Epidemiology (Department of Community Health), Brown University Providence, RI, USA (Dissertation Title: Dementia Special Care Units: A Look at Their Impact and Role in the Nursing Home Market Committee: Vincent Mor, Ph.D. (chair), Susan Miller, Ph.D., Kate Lapane, Ph.D.)
  • 2003: Master of Science, Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo Waterloo, ON, Canada (Thesis Title: Depression in Patients with Advanced Illness – An Examination of Ontario Complex Continuing Care Using the MDS 2.0 Committee: Trevor Smith, Ph.D. (advisor), John P. Hirdes, Ph.D., Roy Cameron, Ph.D.)
  • 2001: Bachelor of Science (Honours), Biology and Psychology, McMaster University Hamilton, ON, Canada (Thesis Title: Perceptions of Elderly People with Physical Disabilities as Expressed in Ratings of Conversational Encounters Supervisors: Ellen B. Ryan, Ph.D., Ann Anas )

Professional Affiliations

  • 2005–Present: Member, Canadian Association on Gerontology
  • 2005–Present: Member, Gerontological Society of America
  • 2004–Present: Member, AcademyHealth
  • 2005–Present: Member, Society for Epidemiologic Research

Professional Activities

2006 Student Representative
2006 Student Representative, Canadian Association on Gerontology, Student Connection
2007 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting Planning Committee

Academic Appointments

Research

January 2005 –
May 2007 Research Assistant, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University.
Working on a large-scale project to examine the influence of state Medicaid funding policies on nursing home outcomes.
Mentors: Vincent Mor, Ph.D. and Susan C. Miller, Ph.D.

September 2003 – August 2004 Research Assistant, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University.
Conducted a literature review on indicators of quality care for patients with terminal cancer. Completed a literature review of predictors of site of death for people with terminal illness and updated the Facts on Dying website with 2001 statistics.
Mentor: Joan M. Teno, MS, MD

Teaching (Teaching Assistantships)

Fall 2004 BC 212, Research Methods in Epidemiology (graduate level)
Brown University
Instructor: Sally Zierler, Dr.P.H.

Spring 2003/
Fall 2002 Hlth 352, Sociology of Aging
University of Waterloo
Instructor: Trevor Smith, Ph.D.

Fall 2002 Hlth 442, Introduction to Epidemiology of Chronic Disease
University of Waterloo
Instructor: Janice Husted, Ph.D.

Fall 2001 Hlth 245, Introduction to the Canadian Health Care System
University of Waterloo
Instructor: Trevor Smith, Ph.D.

Fall 2000/
Spring 2001 Psych 1A03/1AA3, Introduction to Psychology
McMaster University
Instructor: Richard Day, Ph.D.

Non-Academic

Summer 2001/2000 Summer Outings Coordinator, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario.

Awards

2007 Sigma Xi Honor Society, Brown University

2006 Student Poster Award, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (June 25-27, 2006)

2006 Student Poster Panel Selection, AcademyHealth.
Presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (June 25-27, 2006).

2006 Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) Student Workshop Participant. Held at the Congress of Epidemiology (June 21–24, 2006); provided an opportunity for invited students to discuss methodologic issues with leading epidemiologists.

2005 Scholars Award, American Association for Retired Persons (AARP), $10,000.

2005 Student Poster Award, Canadian Institute for Health Research, Institute on Aging (CIHR IA) presented at the Canadian Association on Gerontology Meeting, $500 (Cdn.).

2003 Finalist, Canadian Evaluation Society Student Competition.

2002 Third Age Learning Award, Third Age Learning Society, Kitchener-Waterloo, $1,000 (Cdn.).

2001 Merit Award, University of Waterloo.

Curriculum Vitae

Contact

Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit
Baycrest
3560 Bathurst Street, 632
Toronto, ON M6A 2E1
Canada Phone: 416-785-2500 x.2495 Email: agruneir@klaru-baycrest.on.ca Fax: 416-785-4295