Faculty Member

Victoria Landsman PhD

Email Address(es)
victoria.landsman@utoronto.ca
Office Phone
647-927-2027 ext. 2131
Office Address
Institute for Work & Health 481 University Avenue, Suite 800 Toronto ON M5G 2E9
Division(s)/Office
Biostatistics Division
Position
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

  • Statistical analysis of health data from complex samples: population based case-control studies with multistage sampling designs, global health research using complex survey data, correction for biases in web based surveys, addressing non-response and influential observations in business surveys, analysis of clustered data
  • Causal inference: estimation of treatment effects from observational data

Education & Training History

Ph.D. 2009 Doctor of Philosophy (Statistics), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
M.A. 2000 Master of Arts (Statistics), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
B.Sc. 1995 Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Statistics), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

PRIMARY TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

Winter 2014: CHL7001HS3: Statistical Analysis of Health Data from Complex Samples


Summer 2017: CHL7001HY1: Statistical Analysis of Health Data from Complex Samples


REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Landsman, V., Lou, W.Y.W., Graubard, B. I. (2015). Estimating survival probabilities by exposure levels: utilizing vital statistics and complex survey data with mortality follow-up. Statistics in Medicine, 34(11):1864-1875.

Jha, P., Ramasundarahettige, C., Landsman, V., Rostron, B., Thun, M., Anderson, R., McAffe, T., Peto, R. (2013) .  21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States. N Engl J Med, 368: 341-350.

 Landsman, V. and Pfeiffer, R.M. (2013). On Estimating Average Treatment Effects for Multiple Treatment Groups.  Statistics in Medicine, 32 (11), 1829-1841.

 Landsman, V. and Graubard, B.I. (2013). Efficient Analysis of Case-Control Studies with Sample Weights. Statistics in Medicine, 32(2), 347-360.

 Pfeffermann, D. and Landsman, V.  (2011). Are Private Schools Really Better Than Public Schools? Appraisal for Ireland by Methods for Observational Studies. Annals of Applied Statistics, 5 (3), 1726-1751.

Oman, S.D., Landsman, V., Carmel, Y., Kadmon, R. (2007). Analyzing Spatially Distributed Binary Data Using Independent-Block Estimating Equations. Biometrics, 63, 892-900.