Susan Brogly, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

PhD, McGill University
MSc, McGill University

Dr. Susan Brogly is an epidemiologist whose research interests include perinatal epidemiology, addiction, surgical outcomes, and the application of innovative methodologies in medical studies. Dr. Brogly has published over 40 scientific articles, served on grant review boards for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Centers for Disease Control, and the March of Dimes, and is a recipient of the Boston University School of Public Health Excellence in Teaching Award and the Randall Coates New Investigator Memorial Award. Dr. Brogly’s research has been supported with grants from the US National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the American Cancer Society, Queen’s University, and other organizations. Dr. Brogly joined Queen’s Department of Surgery in 2014 after spending 12 years in Boston where she held appointments as a faculty member of the Department of Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health (2009-2014) and a research faculty member at the Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research at the Harvard School of Public Health (2002-2009). Dr. Brogly teaches in Queen’s Public Health Sciences Department and the Department of Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Brogly received her Ph.D. and M.Sc. in epidemiology from McGill University, and a B.Sc. in chemical engineering from Queen’s University.

2012 Boston University School of Public Health : Excellence in Teaching Award, Infectious Disease Epidemiology
2002 XIV International AIDS Conference, Spain: Student Scholarship Recipient
1999-2002 National Health and Research Development Program, Canada: Doctoral Training Award
1999 Canada, 8th Annual Canadian Conference of HIV/AIDS, Victoria, Canada: Randall Coates Memorial New Investigator Award
1999 8th Annual Canadian Conference of HIV/AIDS, Victoria, Canada: Student Scholarship Recipient
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  1. Merchant SJ, Brogly SB, Booth CM, Goldie C, Nanji S, Patel SV, Lajkosz K, Baxter NN. Palliative Care and Symptom Burden in the Last Year of Life: A Population-Based Study of Patients with Gastrointestinal Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Apr 09. PMID: 30969388.
  2. Patel SV, Nanji S, Brogly SB, Lajkosz K, Groome PA, Merchant S. High complication rate among patients undergoing appendectomy in Ontario: a population-based retrospective cohort study. Can J Surg. 2018 12 01; 61(6):412-417. PMID: 30265637.
  3. Coyle MG, Brogly SB, Ahmed MS, Patrick SW, Jones HE. Neonatal abstinence syndrome. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2018 Nov 22; 4(1):47. PMID: 30467370.
  4. Brogly SB, Saia KE, Werler MM, Regan E, Hernández-Díaz S. Prenatal Treatment and Outcomes of Women With Opioid Use Disorder. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Oct; 132(4):916-922.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30204704.
  5. Elms N, Link K, Newman A, Brogly SB. Need for women-centered treatment for substance use disorders: results from focus group discussions. Harm Reduct J. 2018 08 06; 15(1):40. PMID: 30081905; DOI: 10.1186/s12954-018-0247-5;.
  6. Patel SV, Groome PA, J Merchant S, Lajkosz K, Nanji S, Brogly SB. Timing of surgery and the risk of complications in patients with acute appendicitis: A population-level case-crossover study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 08; 85(2):341-347. PMID: 29787550; DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001962;.
  7. Mann SM, Banaszek D, Lajkosz K, Brogly SB, Stanojev SM, Evans C, Bardana DD, Yach J, Hall S. High-energy trauma patients with pelvic fractures: Management trends in Ontario, Canada. Injury. 2018 Oct; 49(10):1830-1840. PMID: 29997027; DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.06.044;.
  8. Brogly SB, Hernández-Diaz S, Regan E, Fadli E, Hahn KA, Werler MM. Neonatal Outcomes in a Medicaid Population With Opioid Dependence. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Jun 01; 187(6):1153-1161.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29155919.
  9. Tohidi M, Brogly SB, Lajkosz K, Grant HJ, VanDenKerkhof EG, Campbell AR. Ten-Year Mortality and Revision After Total Knee Arthroplasty in Morbidly Obese Patients. J Arthroplasty. 2018 08; 33(8):2518-2523. PMID: 29691174; DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.03.049;.
  10. Merchant SJ, Brogly SB, Goldie C, Booth CM, Nanji S, Patel SV, Lajkosz K, Baxter NN. Palliative Care is Associated with Reduced Aggressive End-of-Life Care in Patients with Gastrointestinal Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jun; 25(6):1478-1487. PMID: 29569126; DOI: 10.1245/s10434-018-6430-9;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Perinatal epidemiology
Epidemiologic Methods
bias analyses simulation
infectious diseases
surgical outcomes
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