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Grace (Qun) Miao
Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Epidemiologist, BORN Ontario
Adjunct Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health,
University of Ottawa
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences,
Queen’s University
Current Research:
Prenatal health, congenital anomalies, data quality assessment of administrative and registry data, social determinants of health.
Dr. Miao received training in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Queen’s University Kingston and Clinical Medicine in China. She is a Clinical Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, and an Epidemiologist at BORN Ontario. She is interested in prenatal health, congenital anomalies, cancer, environmental exposures and social determinants of health.
Sample Publications:
Jin CJ, Hanna TP, Cook EF, Miao Q, Brundage MD. Variation in Radiotherapy Referral and Treatment for High-risk Pathological Features after Radical Prostatectomy: Results from a Population-based Study. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2017 Nov 2. pii: S0936-6555(17)30443-0. doi: 10.1016/j.clon.2017.10.009.

Jin CJ, Brundage MD, Cook EF, Miao Q, Hanna TP. Quality of Radiation Therapy Referral and Utilization Post-Prostatectomy: A Population-Based Study of Time Trends. Accepted for publication in Clinical Oncology.

Hanna TP, Baetz TD, Xu J, Miao Q, Earle C, Peng Y, Booth CM, Petrella TM, McKay D, Nguyen P, Langley H. Toxicity of high-dose interferon for high-risk melanoma in Ontario: A population-based study of health services use.
Association Between a Dietary Inflammatory Index and Prostate Cancer Risk in Ontario, Canada. Shivappa N, Miao Q, Walker M, Hébert JR, Aronson KJ. Nutr Cancer. 2017 Aug-Sep;69(6):825-832. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2017.1339095. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Commuting behaviors and exposure to air pollution in Montreal, Canada. Miao Q, Bouchard M, Chen D, Rosenberg MW, Aronson KJ. Sci Total Environ. 2015 Mar 1;508:193-8. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.11.078. Epub 2014 Dec 5.

Environmental equity research: review with focus on outdoor air pollution research methods and analytic tools. Miao Q, Chen D, Buzzelli M, Aronson KJ. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2015;70(1):47-55. doi: 10.1080/19338244.2014.904266. Review.

Assessing traffic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in Montreal, Canada. Miao Q, Bouchard M, Chen D, Burstyn I, Spinelli JJ, Aronson KJ. Sci Total Environ. 2014 Feb 1;470-471:945-53. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.10.030. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

UV and dietary predictors of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations among young shift-working nurses and implications for bone density and skin cancer. Wallingford SC, Jones G, Kobayashi LC, Grundy A, Miao Q, Tranmer J, Aronson KJ. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Apr;17(4):772-9. doi: 10.1017/S1368980013001754. Epub 2013 Jul 9.
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