Dr. Brittany B Dennis, BA(Hons), PhD - St. George's University of London

Dr. Brittany B Dennis

BA(Hons), PhD

St. George's University of London

London, England | United Kingdom

Additional Specialties: Health Research Methodology, Addiction Medicine, Observational Research


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Dr. Brittany B Dennis, BA(Hons), PhD - St. George's University of London

Dr. Brittany B Dennis

BA(Hons), PhD

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Primary Affiliation: St. George's University of London - London, England , United Kingdom

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Education

Jun 2019
St. Georges University of London
MBBS (candidate)
Medicine
Jun 2019
St. Georges University of London
MBBS (candidate)
Medicine
Jul 2015
McMaster University
PhD
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Jun 2012
McMaster University
BA
Faculty of Social Sciences

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20Publications

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2512Profile Views

112PubMed Central Citations

Reporting quality of stepped wedge design randomized trials: a systematic review protocol.

Clin Epidemiol 2016 8;8:261-6. Epub 2016 Jul 8.

Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University Hamilton ON; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, Canada; Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences; Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Centre for Evaluation of Medicine; Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S103098DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4944926PMC
July 2016
32 Reads
2 Citations

A Prospective Study to Investigate Predictors of Relapse among Patients with Opioid Use Disorder Treated with Methadone.

Subst Abuse 2016 10;10:9-18. Epub 2016 Apr 10.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, ON, Hamilton, Canada.; Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.; Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4137/SART.S37030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4827793PMC
April 2016
48 Reads
4 Citations

Behavioral activation group therapy for reducing depressive symptoms and improving quality of life: a feasibility study.

Pilot Feasibility Stud 2016 29;2:22. Epub 2016 Apr 29.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W, Hamilton, ON Canada ; Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Evaluation of Medicine, ON, Canada ; System-Linked Research Unit, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W, Hamilton, ON Canada ; Department of Anaesthesia, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W, Hamilton, ON Canada ; Department of Paediatrics, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W, Hamilton, ON Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0064-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5154036PMC
April 2016
47 Reads
1 Citation

Usefulness of the Brief Pain Inventory in Patients with Opioid Addiction Receiving Methadone Maintenance Treatment.

Pain Physician 2016 Jan;19(1):E181-95

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; Population Genomic Program, Chanchalani Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, Canada.

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January 2016
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1 Citation
3.542 Impact Factor

Best (but oft-forgotten) practices: sensitivity analyses in randomized controlled trials.

Am J Clin Nutr 2016 Jan 16;103(1):5-17. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Center for Evaluation of Medicine, Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, and System-Linked Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; and

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http://ajcn.nutrition.org/cgi/doi/10.3945/ajcn.115.121848
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.121848DOI Listing
January 2016
33 Reads
4 Citations
6.770 Impact Factor

Incretin-based therapies are associated with acute pancreatitis: Meta-analysis of large randomized controlled trials.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2015 Dec 23;110(3):e13-7. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2015.10.014DOI Listing
December 2015
31 Reads
3 Citations
2.540 Impact Factor

Sex differences in substance use, health, and social functioning among opioid users receiving methadone treatment: a multicenter cohort study.

Biol Sex Differ 2015 10;6:21. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Canada ; Peter Boris Centre for Addiction Research, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario Canada ; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Canada ; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Canada ; Mood Disorders Program, St. Joseph's Healthcare, 100 West 5th Street, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3K7 Canada.

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http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1186%2Fs13293-015-00
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http://www.bsd-journal.com/content/6/1/21
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13293-015-0038-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4640383PMC
November 2015
90 Reads
9 Citations

Sex differences in outcomes of methadone maintenance treatment for opioid use disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

CMAJ Open 2015 Jul-Sep;3(3):E344-51. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

MiNDS Neuroscience Graduate Program (Bawor), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Population Genomics Program (Bawor, Dennis, Desai, Pare, Samaan), Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Dennis, Pare, Thabane), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Bachelor of Health Sciences Undergraduate Program (Bhalerao), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Ontario Addiction Treatment Centre (Plater, Worster, Varenbut, Daiter), Richmond Hill, Ont.; Department of Medicine (Worster, Marsh, Anglin), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Northern Ontario School of Medicine (Marsh), Sudbury, Ont.; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences (Steiner, Anglin, Samaan), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Women's Health Concerns Clinic (Steiner), St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ont.; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Steiner), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Biostatistics Unit (Thabane), Centre for Evaluation of Medicine, Hamilton, Ont.; Peter Boris Centre for Addiction Research (Samaan), St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20140089DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4596116PMC
October 2015
49 Reads
4 Citations

Impact of Chronic Pain on Treatment Prognosis for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Subst Abuse 2015 10;9:59-80. Epub 2015 Sep 10.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. ; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. ; Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.4137/SART.S30120
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4137/SART.S30120DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4573077PMC
September 2015
45 Reads
6 Citations

Assessing the quality of published genetic association studies in meta-analyses: the quality of genetic studies (Q-Genie) tool.

BMC Genet 2015 May 15;16:50. Epub 2015 May 15.

Population Genomics Program, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12863-015-0211-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4431044PMC
May 2015
112 Reads
4 Citations
2.400 Impact Factor

The impact of chronic pain on opioid addiction treatment: a systematic review protocol.

Syst Rev 2015 Apr 16;4:49. Epub 2015 Apr 16.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S4L8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-015-0042-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4403999PMC
April 2015
41 Reads
1 Citation

Testosterone suppression in opioid users: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2015 Apr 8;149:1-9. Epub 2015 Feb 8.

Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W., Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W., Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W., Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S037687161500073
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.01.038DOI Listing
April 2015
36 Reads
3 Citations
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Evaluation of clinical and inflammatory profile in opioid addiction patients with comorbid pain: results from a multicenter investigation.

Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 2014 19;10:2239-47. Epub 2014 Nov 19.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada ; Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada ; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/NDT.S72785DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4242695PMC
November 2014
68 Reads
8 Citations
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Impact of ABCB1 and CYP2B6 genetic polymorphisms on methadone metabolism, dose and treatment response in patients with opioid addiction: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

PLoS One 2014 29;9(1):e86114. Epub 2014 Jan 29.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ; Population Genomics Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ; McMaster Integrative Neuroscience Discovery & Study (MiNDS) Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ; Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3906028PMC
September 2014
39 Reads
9 Citations
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Genetic influence on methadone treatment outcomes in patients undergoing methadone maintenance treatment for opioid addiction: a pilot study.

Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 2014 19;10:1503-8. Epub 2014 Aug 19.

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/NDT.S66234DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4149396PMC
September 2014
68 Reads
10 Citations
2.154 Impact Factor

Methadone induces testosterone suppression in patients with opioid addiction.

Sci Rep 2014 Aug 26;4:6189. Epub 2014 Aug 26.

1] Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON [2] Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON [3] Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep06189DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4143768PMC
August 2014
57 Reads
4 Citations
5.080 Impact Factor

Improvement in the quality of abstracts in major clinical journals since CONSORT extension for abstracts: a systematic review.

Contemp Clin Trials 2014 Jul 23;38(2):245-50. Epub 2014 May 23.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, ON, Canada; Departments of Paediatrics and Anaesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Centre for Evaluation of Medicine, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, ON, Canada; Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2014.05.012DOI Listing
July 2014
48 Reads
15 Citations
1.990 Impact Factor

Sex differences in outcomes of methadone maintenance treatment for opioid addiction: a systematic review protocol.

Syst Rev 2014 May 16;3:45. Epub 2014 May 16.

Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, 1280 Main St, West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada.

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http://systematicreviewsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-3-45DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4031161PMC
May 2014
33 Reads
17 Citations

Top co-authors

Lehana Thabane
Lehana Thabane

McMaster University

18
Monica Bawor
Monica Bawor

McMaster University

16
Zainab Samaan
Zainab Samaan

McMaster University

16
Michael Varenbut
Michael Varenbut

Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres

12
Andrew Worster
Andrew Worster

McMaster University

12
Carolyn Plater
Carolyn Plater

Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres

12
David C Marsh
David C Marsh

Canada ; Northern Ontario School of Medicine

12
Jeff Daiter
Jeff Daiter

Canadian Addiction Treatment Centres

11
Guillaume Pare
Guillaume Pare

McMaster University

11
Dipika Desai
Dipika Desai

McMaster University

11