Adjunct Scientist ICES uOttawa Chronic Disease & Pharmacotherapy Research Program
I am an assistant professor of medicine and a clinician-investigator in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Ottawa, staff gastroenterologist at The Ottawa Hospital and associate scientist at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. I am also cross-appointed to the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa. My research interests are in the areas of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), gastrointestinal cancer and pharmacoepidemiology. My research program largely uses health administrative data to study the clinical and cost impacts of current paradigms of care and to develop personalized models of care. I also lead several randomized controlled trials and prospective observational studies.
- MSc, Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toronto
- FRCPC, Gastroenterology, University of Toronto
- FRCPC, Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba
- MD, University of Ottawa
- BSc, Biochemistry, University of Ottawa
- Diagnostic testing/imaging
- Inflammatory bowel diseases
- Gastrointestinal cancer
- Health services research
- Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
- Physician, Gastroenterology, The Ottawa Hospital
- Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
- Adjunct Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa
Awards & Recognition
Risk of venous thromboembolism after hospital discharge in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based study
McCurdy JD, Kuenzig ME, Smith G, Spruin S, Murthy SK, Carrier M, Nguyen GC, Benchimol EI. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2020; 26(11):1761-8. Epub 2020 Jan 29.
Variation in care of patients with elderly-onset inflammatory bowel disease in Ontario, Canada: a population-based cohort study
Kuenzi EM, Stukel TA, Kaplan GG, Murthy SK, Nguyen GC, Talarico R, Benchimol EI. J Can Assoc Gastroenterol. 2021; 4(2):e16-30. Epub 2020 Jan 23.
Introduction of anti-TNF therapy has not yielded expected declines in hospitalisation and intestinal resection rates in inflammatory bowel diseases: a population-based interrupted time series study
Murthy SK, Begum J, Benchimol EI, Bernstein CN, Kaplan GG, McCurdy JD, Singh H, Targownik L, Taljaard M. Gut. 2020; 69(2):274-82. Epub 2019 Jun 13.
Healthcare utilization and costs for patients with end-stage liver disease are significantly higher at the end of life compared to those of other decedents
Kelly EM, James PD, Murthy S, Antonova L, Wong F, Shaw-Stiffel T, Chalifoux M, Salim M, Tanuseputro P. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019; 17(11):2339-46 e1. Epub 2019 Feb 8.
Predictive models of disease burden at diagnosis in persons with adult-onset ulcerative colitis using health administrative data
Murthy SK, Shukla T, Antonova L, Belair MA, Ramsay T, Gallinger Z, Nguyen GC, Benchimol EI. BMC Gastroenterol. 2019; 19:13. Epub 2019 Jan 21.
Past and future burden of inflammatory bowel diseases based on modeling of population-based data
Coward S, Clement F, Benchimol EI, Bernstein CN, Avina-Zubieta JA, Bitton A, Carroll MW, Hazlewood G, Jacobson K, Jelinski S, Deardon R, Jones JL, Kuenzig ME, Leddin D, McBrien KA, Murthy SK, Nguyen GC, Otley AR, Panaccione R, Rezaie A, Rosenfeld G, Pena-Sanchez JN, Singh H, Targownik LE, Kaplan GG. Gastroenterology. 2019; 156(5):1345-53.e4. Epub 2019 Jan 10.
Rural and urban disparities in the care of Canadian patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based study
Benchimol EI, Kuenzig ME, Bernstein CN, Nguyen GC, Guttmann A, Jones JL, Potter BK, Targownik LE, Catley CA, Nugent ZJ, Tanyingoh D, Mojaverian N, Underwood FE, Siddiq S, Otley AR, Bitton A, Carroll MW, deBruyn JC, Dummer TJB, El-MataryW, Griffiths AM, Jacobson K, Leddin D, Lix LM, Mack DR, Murthy SK, Peña-Sánchez JN, Singh H, Kaplan GG. Clin Epidemiol. 2018; 10:1613-26. Epub 2018 Nov 8.
Temporal trends in postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer rates in 50- to 74-year-old persons: a population-based study
Murthy SK, Benchimol EI, Tinmouth J, James PD, Ducharme R, Rostom A, Dubé C. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018; 87(5):1324-34.e4. Epub 2018 Jan 6.
Risk of colorectal cancer after a negative colonoscopy in low-to-moderate risk individuals: impact of a 10-year colonoscopy
Murthy SK, Dubé C, Rostom A, Benchimol EI, Ducharme R, Sutradhar R, Rabeneck L, Paszat L, Tinmouth J. Endoscopy. 2017; 49(12):1229-36. Epub 2017 Sep 15.
Rural and urban residence during early life is associated with risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based inception and birth cohort study
Benchimol EI, Kaplan GG, Otley AR, Nguyen GC, Underwood FE, Guttmann A, Jones JL, Potter BK, Catley CA, Nugent ZJ, Cui Y, Tanyingoh D, Mojaverian N, Bitton A, Carroll MW, deBruyn J, Dummer TJB, El-Matary W, Griffiths AM, Jacobson K, Kuenzig ME, Leddin D, Lix LM, Mack DR, Murthy SK, Sánchez JNP, Singh H, Targownik LE, Vutcovici M, Bernstein CN; Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017; 112(9):1412-22. Epub 2017 Jul 25.
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