Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at The University of Saskatchewan
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Punam Pahwa, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor

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Research Interests
Statistical Modeling of Longitudinal Data and Correlated Survival Data.
Modeling of Missing Observations in Longitudinal Studies.
Direct and Indirect Costs of Farm Injuries
Exposures of Interest: Grain Dust, Pesticide
Diseases of Interest: Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Farm Injuries

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Education
2001 - PhD Biostatistics - University of Saskatchewan
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Publications
Papers in Refereed Journals
Moshynska O, Sankaran K, Pahwa P, Saxena A. (2004). Prognostic Significance of a Short Sequence Insertion in the MCL-1 Promoter in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Journal of National Cancer Institute, 96(9):673-682.

Ward HA, Marciniuk DD, Pahwa P, Hooper MD. (2004). Extent of pulmonary tuberculosis in patients diagnosed by active compared to passive case finding. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (accepted).

Pahwa P, McDuffie HH, Dosman JA, Robson, McLaughlin J, Spinelli J, Finchman S. (2003). Exposure to animals and selected risk factors among Canadian farm residents with Hodgkin's Disease, Multiple Myeloma or Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 45(8):857-68.

Pahwa P, Senthilselvan A, McDuffie HH, Dosman JA. (2003). Longitudinal decline in lung function measurements among Saskatchewan grain workers. Canadian Respiratory Journal, 10(3):135-141.

Le, T., Leis A, Pahwa P, Wright K, Ali K, Reeder B. (2003). Quality of life issues in ovarian cancer patients and their caregivers: A Review. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (In Press).

Baerg J, Kaban J, Tonita J, Pahwa P, Reid D. (2003). Gastroschisis: A sixteen-year review. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 38(5): 771-774.

Sperling B, Marschall J, Kennedy R, Pahwa P, Chibbar R. (2003). Thymoma: A critical and pathologic review of 65 cases. Canadian Journal of Surgery, 46(1): 37-42. McDuffie HH, Pahwa P, Spinelli JJ, McLaughlin JR, Fincham S, RobsonD, Dosman JA, Hu J. (2002). Canadian Farm Residents, Specific Behaviours, Exposure to Animals and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL). Suppl 2: 54-61.

McDuffie HH, Pahwa P, McLaughlin, JR, Spinelli J, Fincham S, Dosman J, Robson D, Skinnider LF, Choi NW. (2001). Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) and specific pesticide exposures in men : Cross-Canada Study of Pesticide and Health. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 10: 1155-1163.

Gomes J, Llyod O.L, Norman NJ, Pahwa P. (2001). Dust exposure and impairment of lung function at a small iron foundry in a rapidly developing country. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(10): 656-662.
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