Anthony Perruccio, MHSc

Anthony Perruccio
PhD Candidate,
The Arthritis Community Research & Evaluation Unit (ACREU),
Toronto Western Research Unit

Anthony Perruccio is currently undertaking PhD studies in epidemiology in the Department of Public Health Sciences at University of Toronto. He received his MHSc (Community Health & Epidemiology) from University of Toronto in 2002 and his BSc (Statistics and Biology) from York University, Toronto, in 2000. His research is carried out at the Arthritis Community Research & Evaluation Unit (ACREU) in Toronto.

Perruccio’s research interests include the epidemiology of chronic/disabling conditions; musculoskeletal conditions, particularly osteoarthritis; variations in health & health outcomes related to socioeconomic status, gender, and age; structural equation modeling and Rasch modeling.

Selected Publications

  • Power JD, Perruccio AV, Badley EM. Ambulatory Physician Care for Musculoskeletal Disorders in Canada. Journal of Rheumatology. 2006; 33:133-9.
  • Power JD, Perruccio AV, Badley EM. Pain as a Mediator of Sleep Problems in Arthritis and Other Chronic Conditions. Arthritis & Rheumatism (Arthritis Care & Research). 2005; 53(6):911-9.
  • Perruccio AV, Power JD, Badley EM. Arthritis onset and worsening self-rated health: a longitudinal evaluation of the role of pain and activity limitations. Arthritis & Rheumatism (Arthritis Care & Research). 2005 Aug 15; 53(4):571-7.
  • Perruccio AV, Badley EM. Proxy reporting and the increasing prevalence of arthritis in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2004; 95(3):169-73.
  • Perruccio AV, Badley EM, Guan J. Burden of disease. In: Badley EM, Glazier RH, editors. ICES Research Atlas: Arthritis and Related Conditions in Ontario. Toronto: Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Science (ICES); 2004:15-40.
  • Lagacé C, Perruccio AV, DesMeules M, Badley EM. The impact of arthritis on Canadians. In: Badley EM, DesMeules M, editors. Arthritis in Canada: An Ongoing Challenge. Ottawa: Health Canada; 2003:7-34.
  • Stokes J, Desjardins S, Perruccio AV. The Burden of Arthritis in Canada: Economic Burden. In: Badley EM, DesMeules M, editors. Arthritis in Canada: An Ongoing Challenge. Ottawa: Health Canada; 2003:42-49.

See publications by Anthony Perruccio on PubMed.