Senior Research Fellow
DrPH, MS, MPH
Dr Borotkanics’ interdisciplinary expertise applies a range of biostatistics approaches to a variety of biomedical, clinical, health services research and public health research collaborations. His current research collaborations involve multiple cohort studies, including surgical outcomes, pain management services and health behaviours in youth. He additionally is active in a drug equivalence clinical trial. All these studies he serves as the lead in biostatistics. His previous studies as lead in biostatistics are various, including multiple clinical trials and cohort studies: late stage renal management, prostate cancer, breast cancer, orthopaedics and child health. He works and has worked in collaborations across the United States, Australia and the European Union.
Dr Borotkanics has served in numerous capacities over his career. He was in the civil service at the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). He served as a government project officer on a US Institute of Medicine report, “Patient Safety: Achieving a New Standard for Care.” Dr. Borotkanics is a former Guest Researcher at the US National Institutes of Health, within the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. He was also a US National Institutes of Health’s of Informatics Research Fellow. Dr. Borotkanics is actively involved in toxicity testing policy.
Doctoral candidates and Master’s Studies
Convene the School of Sport and Recreation postgraduate, biostatistics clinic and workshop training program. Carry out informal consultations across faculty.
Individuals interested in doctoral training (PhD or Doctor of Health Sciences) or Master’s studies are encouraged. Current students are involved in various topics, with strong quantitative emphasis. The emphasis of the training I provide is applied statistics and biostatistics, with an emphasis is on training to provide biostatistics support to observational and clinical studies. The overriding goal is to provide quantitative vigour in informing clinical and public health policy decisions.
Selected publications, most recent five years: