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Senior Statistician, Clinical Research Unit, CHEO Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
613-737-7600 Ext. 3971
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
Application of statistical methods in the design and analysis of clinical and epidemiological studies.
Since the completion (in 2000) of his PhD thesis on meta-analysis involving nonlinear models, Dr. Barrowman has contributed his biostatistical expertise to numerous research studies in a wide variety of health-related fields. He has also served as President of the Statistical Society of Ottawa and Statistical Consultant for the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Sample Publications:
Wasenius NS, Grattan KP, Harvey ALJ, Barrowman N, Goldfield GS, Adamo KB. Correction: Maternal gestational weight gain and objectively measured physical activity among offspring. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 30;13(1):e0192284. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192284. eCollection 2018.

Rozovsky K, Barrowman NJ, Miller E. Centile charts for cranial sutures in children younger than 1 year based on ultrasound measurements. Pediatr Radiol. 2018 Jan 6. doi: 10.1007/s00247-017-4062-z. [Epub ahead of print]

Bhatt M, Johnson DW, Chan J, Taljaard M, Barrowman N, Farion KJ, Ali S, Beno S, Dixon A, McTimoney CM, Dubrovsky AS, Sourial N, Roback MG; Sedation Safety Study Group of Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC). Risk Factors for Adverse Events in Emergency Department Procedural Sedation for Children. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Oct 1;171(10):957-964. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.2135.

Moorehead PC, Barrowman NJ, Cyr J, Ray J, Klaassen R, Menon K. A Prospective Study of the Association Between Clinically Significant Bleeding in PICU Patients and Thrombocytopenia or Prolonged Coagulation Times. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct;18(10):e455-e462. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001281.

Katz SL, MacLean JE, Hoey L, Horwood L, Barrowman N, Foster B, Hadjiyannakis S, Legault L, Bendiak GN, Kirk VG, Constantin E. Insulin Resistance and Hypertension in Obese Youth With Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treated With Positive Airway Pressure: A Prospective Multicenter Study. J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 Sep 15;13(9):1039-1047. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.6718

Rochefort C, Walters-Stewart C, Aglipay M, Barrowman N, Zemek R, Sveistrup H. Self-reported balance status is not a reliable indicator of balance performance in adolescents at one-month post-concussion. J Sci Med Sport. 2017 Nov;20(11):970-975. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.04.008. Epub 2017 Apr 22.

Lemyre B, Fusch C, Schmölzer GM, Rouvinez Bouali N, Reddy D, Barrowman N, Huneault-Purney N, Lacaze-Masmonteil T. Poractant alfa versus bovine lipid extract surfactant for infants 24+0 to 31+6 weeks gestational age: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2017 May 4;12(5):e0175922. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175922. eCollection 2017.

Rochefort C, Walters-Stewart C, Aglipay M, Barrowman N, Zemek R, Sveistrup H. Balance Markers in Adolescents at 1 Month Postconcussion. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Mar 17;5(3):2325967117695507. doi: 10.1177/2325967117695507. eCollection 2017 Mar.

Jimenez-Rivera C, Hadjiyannakis S, Davila J, Hurteau J, Aglipay M, Barrowman N, Adamo KB. Prevalence and risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver in children and youth with obesity. BMC Pediatr. 2017 Apr 26;17(1):113. doi: 10.1186/s12887-017-0867-z.

Moore GP, Lemyre B, Daboval T, Ding S, Dunn S, Akiki S, Barrowman N, Shephard AL, Lawson ML. Field testing of decision coaching with a decision aid for parents facing extreme prematurity. J Perinatol. 2017 Jun;37(6):728-734. doi: 10.1038/jp.2017.29. Epub 2017 Mar 30.
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