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When Research Goes Off the Rails
Why It Happens and What You Can Do About It

Edited by David L. Streiner and Souraya Sidani

398 Pages
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October 2009
ISBN 978-1-60623-410-5
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October 2009
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Amy Amidon, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Veterans Medical Research Foundation in San Diego.

Steve Balsis, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

Philippe Barrette, PhD, is a psychotherapist and a workplace consultant in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada.

Katrina L. Bledsoe, PhD, is Project Director of the national evaluation of the federally funded initiative Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program" and a senior research manager at Walter R. McDonald & Associates, Inc., in Rockville, Maryland.

Dianne Bryant, MSc, PhD, is a clinical epidemiologist; Director of Empower, a data management and methods center; Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada; and part-time Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

John Cairney, PhD, is McMaster Family Medicine Professor of Child Health Research and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience at McMaster University. He is also Associate Director of Research in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and adjunct Senior Research Scientist in the Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Brian D. Carpenter, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Christine I. Celio, MA, is a doctoral student at Loyola University in Chicago.

Claudio S. Ciná , MD, MSc, FRCSC, is Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto and an associate member of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Catherine M. Clase, MB, BChir, MSc, FRCPC, is Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, and an associate member of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Melinda F. Davis, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor in Psychology at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Mandeep K. Dhami, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge.

Joseph A. Durlak, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Loyola University in Chicago.

Nancy Edwards, RN, PhD, is Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa. She holds a Nursing Chair funded by the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Government of Ontario. She is Scientific Director, Institute of Population and Public Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Alma Estable, MSW, is a Qualitative Research Consultant with the University of Ottawa Community Health Research Unit and a principal of Gentium Consulting, a community-based social research firm in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Brent E. Faught, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

F. Richard Ferraro, PhD, is Director of the General/Experimental PhD program at the University of North Dakota and in 2007 was awarded the Chester Fritz Distinguished Professorship.

Françoise Filion, RN, MScN, is Research Coordinator and Professional Associate for pediatric pain research projects at McGill University and a faculty lecturer in the Faculty of Nursing at the Université de Montréal.

Julie Fleury, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Associate Dean for Research and Director of the PhD Program at Arizona State University, Phoenix.

Dale Glaser, PhD, is a principal of Glaser Consulting and adjunct faculty/lecturer at San Diego State University, Alliant International University, and the University of San Diego.

Elizabeth A. Goncy, MA, is a doctoral student in clinical child psychology at Kent State University.

John A. Hay, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Melanie A. Hwalek, PhD, is an applied social psychologist and the Founder and CEO of SPEC Associates in Detroit, Michigan.

C. Celeste Johnston, RN, DEd, FCAHS is James McGill Professor at McGill University and Codirector of the Groupe de Recherche Interuniversitaire en Interventions en Sciences Infirmières à Québec (GRIISIQ).

Anthony S. Joyce, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta and Director of the Psychotherapy Research and Evaluation Unit in the outpatient service at the Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Sylvia Kairouz, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal.

Colleen Keller, PhD, RN-C, FNP, is Professor and Director of Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence at Arizona State University, Phoenix.

Christopher Koch, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of Assessment at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon.

Anita Kothari, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. She also holds a Career Scientist award from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Chantale Marie LeClerc, RN, MSc, GNC(C), is Senior Director of Planning, Integration, and Community Engagement at Champlain Local Health Integration Network in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Lynne MacLean, PhD, is Research Associate at the Community Health Research Unit, University of Ottawa, where she leads the Qualitative Team.

Lynne MacLean, PhD, is Research Associate at the Community Health Research Unit, University of Ottawa, where she leads the Qualitative Team. She has previously worked as a government researcher and a mental health practitioner.

Arturo Martí-Carvajal, MD, MSc (ClinEpi), is Professor in the Department of Public Health at the University of Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela.

Katherine McKnight, PhD, is Director of Evaluation for Pearson K-12 Solutions. She is also Adjunct Assistant Professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Patrick E. McKnight, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Mechthild Meyer, MEd, is Qualitative Research Consultant with the University of Ottawa Community Health Research Unit and a researcher with Gentium Consulting, a community-based research firm in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Julian Montoro-Rodriguez, PhD, is Professor of Sociology and Executive Member of the Institute of Child Development and Family Relations at California State University, San Bernardino.

Dominique Morisano, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellow, Schizophrenia and Addiction Psychiatry Programs, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

Louise Nadeau, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Université de Montréal, in addition to being Scientific Director of the Centre Dollard-Cormier / University Institute on Dependencies and a researcher affiliated with the Douglas Hospital Research Center.

Geoffrey R. Norman, PhD, is Professor and Assistant Dean in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Molly K. Pachan, MA, is a doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Loyola University in Chicago.

Julie Hicks Patrick, PhD, is Woodburn Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Training at the West Virginia University Department of Psychology in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Adriana Perez, MS, RN, is a PhD student in Nursing and Healthcare Innovation at Arizona State University in Phoenix.

Kathleen W. Piercy, MSW, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.

José Quirino dos Santos, PhD, is Professor of Anthropology at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, and is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Universidade Federal de São Paulo.

Barb Riley, PhD, is a Scientist at the Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation at Waterloo University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and Advisor in Knowledge Development and Exchange for the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Nasreen Roberts, MD, FRCPC, is Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Emergency Service and Associate Professor at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Michelle E. Roley, BA, is currently employed as Lab Manager for the AAKOMA Project and CBT-RP study in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Brian R. Rush, PhD, is Codirector of the Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

Kriston B. Schellinger, BS, is a doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Loyola University in Chicago.

Julie M. Dergal Serafini, MSc, is a doctoral candidate in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, and a graduate student in the Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit (KLARU), at the Baycrest Centre, Toronto.

Harry S. Shannon, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, and Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Work and Health in Toronto.

Alissa Sherry, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Counseling Psychology Program at the University of Texas at Austin.

Souraya Sidani, PhD, serves as Canada Research Chair, Tier One, in Health Interventions Design and Evaluation at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario.

Gregory C. Smith, EdD, is Professor and Director of the Human Development Center at Kent State University.

Karen A. Souza, MA, is a research assistant at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge.

S. Melinda Spencer, PhD, is a 2006-2008 Kellogg Health Scholar and Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior at the University of South Carolina.

Victoria L. Straub, MA, CSSBB, is Chief Operating Officer of SPEC Associates in Detroit, Michigan, and a specialist in quality information and evaluation systems for nonprofit organizations.

David L. Streiner, PhD, CPsych, was Assistant Vice President of Research at the Baycrest Centre and Director of the Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit. He also holds faculty appointments at the University of Toronto as a Full Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and in Public Health Sciences, the Faculties of Nursing and Social Work, and in the School of Rehabilitation. Currently, he is Senior Scientist at Baycrest, and Guru-in-Residence with the Child Health Research Institute at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

Anna Tabor, MA, is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon.

Kaylee Trottier-Wolter, BA, is a graduate student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of North Dakota.

Manfred H. M. van Dulmen, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Affiliate Faculty Member of the Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence at Kent State University.

Robert van Reekum, MD, FRCPC, is a neuropsychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.

Scott Veldhuizen, BA, is a research analyst at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto and a graduate student in the Department of Applied Health Sciences at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Dennis Watson, MA, CSP, is currently a PhD candidate in Sociology at Loyola University in Chicago, and University-Community Research Coordinator at the Center for Urban Research and Learning.

Debazou Y. Yantio, MA, is Ingénieur Agronome with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Cameroon. He is currently a task team member of the Network of Networks on Impact Evaluation (NONIE) Initiative, chaired by the Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom, and is the founding member of the Cameroon Development Evaluation Association (CaDEA) and serves on various committees of the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA)."
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