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Perioperative Brain Health Centre

Clinical member

Alex Kiss, PhD


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., V1 38
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 67509
Fax: 416-480-6180

Administrative Assistant: Marko Katic
Phone: 416-480-4952


  • PhD, 2003, Biostatistics, Columbia University, USA

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Foci:

  • Research design and biostatistics

Research Summary:

Dr. Kiss' research is focused on the design and analysis of studies ranging from clinical trials to observational studies, specializing in techniques inherent to survival analysis and hierarchical modeling.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

  1. Tobe, S., Geerts, R., Soberman, H, Kiss, A. Alcohol Intake and Gender Interact to Affect Ambulatory Blood Pressure: Results from the Baseline Double Exposure Study. American Journal of Hypertension 2005 [in press].
  2. Tobe SW, Kiss A, Szalai JP, Perkins N, Tsigoulis M, Baker B. Impact of Job and Marital Strain on Ambulatory Blood Pressure: Results from the Double Exposure Study. American Journal of Hypertension 2005 [in press]
  3. Tierney, M. C., Yao, C., Kiss, A, McDowell, I. Neuropsychological tests accurately predict incident Alzheimer disease after 5 and 10 years. Neurology. 2005: 64: 1853-1859.
  4. Gelman, A., Liebman, J., West, V., Kiss, A. A Broken System: The Persistent Patterns of Reversals of Death Sentences in the United States. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies.2004 Jul; 1(2): 209-261.
  5. Tierney, M.C., Charles, J., Naglie, G., Jaglal, S., Kiss, A., & Fisher, R. Risk factors for harm in cognitively impaired seniors who live alone: A prospective study. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 2004: 52:1435-1441.