Dr. Emily Rimmer was awarded 1st Prize for the Best Masters in the Bold Idea Student Graduate student competition in the Department of Community Health Sciences. The title of her thesis is White Blood Cell Count Trajectory and Mortality in Septic Shock: A Retrospective Cohort Study
To overcome limitations of static baseline characteristics Emily is applying group-based trajectory analysis to identify disease phenotypes, patient prognosis or response to treatment. These statistical methods are unique to health research will likely have broad implications when analyzing repeated data measures in multiple clinical settings or patient populations.
Emily is will be completing a Masters of Epidemiology. Her primary supervisor is Ryan Zarychanski. She is closely supported by Drs. Allan Garland, Donald Houston, Anand Kumar and the members of the Acute Care Hematology Research Cluster.