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Why working at PHO is important to me

"Through PHO I hope to maximize the benefits and minimize the harms of antimicrobials for all Ontarians, from critical care, to long term care to the community."

Nick Daneman, Clinician Scientist, Infectious Diseases


  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • University of Toronto
  • Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
  • Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
  • Public Health Ontario

Academic degrees and accreditations

  • MD, MSc (Clinical Epidemiology), University of Toronto

Areas of expertise

  • Infectious diseases
  • Antimicrobial stewardship and resistance
  • Health-care associated infections
  • Critical care infections, bacteremia
  • C. difficile

PHO research interests

  • Antimicrobial stewardship and resistance
  • Health-care associated infections
  • Critical care infections
  • Bacteremia
  • C. difficile

Top publications

  1. Daneman N, Bronskill SE, Gruneir A,Newman A,Fischer HD, Rochon PA,Anderson GM, Bell CM. Variability in Antibiotic Use Across Nursing Homes and the Risk of Antibiotic-Related Adverse Outcomes for Individual Residents. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2015 Aug. 175(8):1331-9.

  2. Brown K, Valenta K, Fisman D, Simor A, Daneman N. Hospital Ward Antibiotic Prescribing and the Risks of Clostridium difficile Infection. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2015 Feb. 175(4):626-33.

  3. Daneman N, Sarwar S, Fowler RA, Cuthbertson BH. Effect of selective decontamination on antimicrobial resistance in intensive care units: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 Apr. 13(4):328-41.

  4. Daneman N, Grunier A, Bronskill S, Newman A, Fischer H, Rochon P, Anderson G, Bell C. Prolonged Antibiotic Treatment in Long-term Care: Role of the Prescriber. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Mar. 173(8):673-82.

  5. Daneman N, Stukel T, Ma X, Vermeulen M, Guttman A. Impact of Mandatory Public Reporting of Hospital Rates of Clostridium difficile in Ontario, Canada. PLoS Med. 2012 Jul. 9(7): e1001268.


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