Dr. Sisira Sarma
P: (519) 661- 2111 ext: 87583
F: (519) 661-3766
Health Services Research
BAfffff (Honours) Economics
CURRENT RESEARCH GRANTS
S. Sarma et al. Do primary care reforms influence physician performance and patient outcomes? Econometric analyses of Ontario's primary healthcare delivery models (CIHR; 2013-2017): $467,529.
E. Ewara, G. Zaric, S. Welch and S. Sarma. Cost-effectiveness of first line treatments for KRAS wild type metastatic colorectal cancer. Current Oncology, forthcoming.
S. Hollands, M.K. Campbell, J. Gilliland and S. Sarma. Association between fast-food and full-service restaurant density and BMI: A cross-sectional study of Canadian adults. Canadian Journal of Public Health, forthcoming.
S. Sarma, G. Zaric, M.K. Campbell and J. Gilliland. The effect of physical activity on adult obesity: Evidence from Canadian NPHS panel. Economics and Human Biology 14, 2014, 1-21.
M. Hajizadeh, M.K. Campbell and S. Sarma. Socioeconomic inequalities in adult obesity risk in Canada: Trends and decomposition analyses. European Journal of Health Economics, 15(2), 2014, 203-221.
K. Sunderajan, M.K. Campbell, Y-H. Choi and S. Sarma. The relationship between diet quality and adult obesity: Evidence from Canada. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 33(1), 2014, 1-17.
S. Hollands, M.K. Campbell, J. Gilliland and S. Sarma. A spatial analysis of the association between restaurant density and body mass index in Canadian adults. Preventive Medicine, 57(4), 2013, 258-264.
S. Sarma, R.A. Devlin, A. Thind and M. Chu. Canadian family physicians’ decision to collaborate: Age, period and cohort effects. Social Science & Medicine, 75(10), 2012, 1811-1819.
A. Sepehri,S. Sarma, U. Oguzoglu and T.M. Pham. Does the financial protection of health insurance vary across providers? Vietnam’s experience. Social Science & Medicine 73(4), 2011, 559-567.
S. Sarma, R.A. Devlin, B. Belhadji and A. Thind. Does the way physicians are paid influence the way they practice? The case of Canadian Family Physicians’ work activity. Health Policy 98(2-3), 2010, 203-217.
S. Sarma, R. A. Devlin and W. Hogg. Physician’s production of primary care in Ontario, Canada. Health Economics 19(1), 2010, 14-30.
S. SarmaDemand for outpatient health care: Empirical findings from rural India. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy7(4), 2009, 265-277.
S. Sarma, G. Hawley and K. Basu. Transitions in living arrangements of Canadian seniors: Findings from the NPHS longitudinal data. Social Science & Medicine 68(6), 2009, 1106-1113.
R.A. Devlin and S. Sarma. Do physician remuneration schemes matter? The case of Canadian family physicians.Journal of Health Economics 25(7), 2008, 1168-1181.
S. Sarma and W. Simpson. A panel multinomial logit analysis of elderly living arrangements: Evidence from Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Data, Canada.Social Science & Medicine 65(12), 2007, 2539-2552.
A. Sepehri, S. Sarma and W. Simpson. Does public health insurance reduce financial burden? Empirical findings from the VLSS panel.Health Economics15(6), 2006, 603-616.
S. Sarma and W. Simpson. A microeconometric analysis of Canadian health care utilization. Health Economics 15(3), 2006, 219-239.