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Dr. Juan-Nicolás Peña-Sánchez PhD, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology

Address
HSC E-wing 3232

Research Area(s)

  • Innovative health care models
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)
  • Health services research
  • Wellness and motivation of physicians

About

Dr. Peña-Sánchez is a faculty member in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology. He is a physician with a European Master of Public Health and a Ph.D. from the University of Saskatchewan. During the last decade, Dr. Peña-Sánchez has been working with interdisciplinary research teams from different countries.

His collaborative and interdisciplinary research program aims to study innovative health care approaches that address the needs of populations and overcome challenges of health care systems. As an investigator of the Canadian Gastrointestinal Epidemiology Consortium (CanGIEC), Dr. Peña-Sánchez is the Saskatchewan lead of collaborative IBD national studies using administrative health data.

Dr. Peña-Sánchez is currently the Community and Work Centred Learning Experiences Module Director and Medicine and Society Courses Chair of the University of Saskatchewan’s Medical Curriculum.

Selected Publications

2018

  • Domagała A, Peña-Sánchez JN, Dubas-Jakóbczyk K. Satisfaction of physicians working in Polish hospitals - a cross sectional study. International Journal of Enviromental Research and Public Health. 2018; 15(12): 2640. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122640
  • Domagała A, Bała M, Storman D, Peña-Sánchez JN, Kaczmarczyk M, Świerz M, Storman M. Factors Associated with Satisfaction of Hospital Physicians: A Systematic Review on European Data. International Journal of Enviromental Research and Public Health. 2018; 15(11): 2546. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15112546
  • Benchimol EI, Kuenzig ME, Bernstein CN, Nguyen GC, Guttmann A, Jones JL, Potter BK, Targownik LE, Catley CA, Nugent Z, Tanyingoh D, Mojaverian N, Underwood FE, Siddiq S, Otley AR, Bitton A, Carroll MW, deBruyn J, Dummer TJB, El-Matary W, Griffiths AM, Jacobson K, Leddin D, Lix LM, Mack DR, Murthy SK, Peña-Sánchez JN, Singh H, Kaplan GG. Rural and urban disparities in the care of Canadian patients with inflammatory bowel disease: A population-based study. Clinical Epidemiology. 2018; 10: 1613-26. https://doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S178056
  • Domagała A, Bała M, Peña-Sánchez JN, Storman D, Kaczmarczyk M, Świerz M, Storman M. Satisfaction of European physicians - state of the evidence across European Union countries based on systematic review. European Journal of Public Health. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/cky117 (access full text)
  • Haskey N, Peña-Sánchez JN, Jones J, Fowler S. Development of a screening tool to detect nutrition risk in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2018; 27(4) http://dx.doi.org/10.6133/apjcn.112017.01 (published online in advance)
  • Vanderby S, Badea A, Peña-Sánchez JN, Kalra N, Babyn P. A day in the life of MRI: the variety and appropriateness of exams being performed in Canada. Canadian Association of Radiologist Journal. 2018; 69(2):151-61 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carj.2017.05.002

 2017

  • Peña-Sánchez JN, Lix LM, Teare GF, Li W, Fowler SA, Jones JL. Impact of an integrated model of care on outcomes of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases: Evidence from a population-based study. Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis. 2017;11(12): 1471-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjx106 (access full text)
  • Benchimol EI, Kaplan GG, Otley AR, Nguyen GC, Underwood FE, Guttmann A, Jones JL, Potter BK, Catley CA, Nugent Z, Cui Y, Tanyingoh D, Mojaverian N, Bitton A, Carroll MW, deBruyn J, Dummer TJB, El-Matary W, Griffiths AM, Jacobson K, Kuenzig ME, Leddin D, Lix LM, Mack DR, Murthy S, Peña-Sánchez JN, Singh H, Targownik L, Vutcovici M, Bernstein CN. Rural and urban residence during early life is associated with risk of inflammatory bowel disease: A population-based inception and birth cohort study. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2017; 112:1412-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2017.208

 2016

  • Bermedo‐Carrasco S, Waldner C, Peña‐Sánchez JN, Szafron M. Spatial variations in cervical cancer prevention in Colombia: Geographical differences and associated socio-demographic factors. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology. 2016; 16:78-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sste.2016.07.002
  • Vanderby S, Badea A, Peña-Sánchez JN, Kalra N, Babyn P. Variations in MRI provision and processes among Canadian Academic Centres. Canadian Association of Radiologist Journal. 2016; 68:56-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carj.2016.07.007
  • Lepnurm R, Nesdole R, Dobson RT, Peña-Sánchez JN. The effects of distress and the dimensions of coping strategies on physicians’ satisfaction with competence. SAGE Open Med. 2016; 4:2050312116643907. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050312116643907

 2015

  • Vanderby S, Peña-Sánchez JN, Kalra N, Babyn P. Finding the Truth in Medical Imaging: Painting the Picture of Appropriateness for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Canada. Canadian Association of Radiologist Journal. 2015; 66:323-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carj.2015.05.002
  • Bermedo‐Carrasco S, Peña‐Sánchez JN, Lepnurm R, Szafron M, Waldner C. Inequities in cervical cancer screening among Colombian women: a multilevel analysis of a nationwide survey. Cancer Epidemiology. 2015; 39:229-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2015.01.011
  • Bermedo‐Carrasco S, Feng CX, Peña‐Sánchez JN, Lepnurm R. Predictors of having heard about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among Colombian women: factors for cervical cancer prevention. Gaceta Sanitaria.2015;29:112-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2014.09.005
  • Lepnurm R, Nesdole R, Dobson RT, Peña-Sánchez JN. Modeling factors explaining physicians’ satisfaction with competence. SAGE Open Med. 2015; 3: 2050312115613352 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050312115613352

 2014

  • Peña-Sánchez JN, Lepnurm R, Morales-Asencio JM, Delgado A, Domagała A, Górkiewicz M. Factors identified with higher levels of career satisfaction of physicians in Andalusia, Spain. Health Psychology Research. 2014;2(2):58-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/hpr.2014.1527
  • Jones J, Peña-Sánchez JN. Who Should Receive Biologic Therapy for IBD? The Rationale for the Application of a Personalized Approach. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2014; 43(3):425-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gtc.2014.05.004
  • Peña-Sánchez JN, Lepnurm R, Dobson R, Keegan D, Bermedo-Carrasco S. Payment method as a predictor of the daily distress experienced by physicians. Journal of Hospital Administration. 2014; 3(5):1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jha.v3n5p1
  • Peña-Sánchez JN, Lepnurm R, Dobson R, Keegan D. Impact of payment methods on professional equity of physicians. Journal of Hospital Administration. 2014; 3(2):50-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jha.v3n2p50

 2013

  • Peña-Sánchez JN, Lepnurm R, Bermedo-Carrasco S. Latent gender inequalities in the well-being of physicians according to payment method for practicing medicine. Journal of Hospital Administration. 2013; 2(4): 7-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jha.v2n4p7
  • Peña-Sánchez JN, Delgado A, Lucena-Muñoz JJ, Morales-Asencio JM. [Adapting and Validating in Spanish the 4CornerSAT Questionnaire to Measure Career Satisfaction of Specialized care Physicians. Andalusia, Spain]. Rev Esp Salud Pública 2013; 87(2):181-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1135-57272013000200007

2011

  • Peña-Sánchez JN, Domagala A, Górkiewicz M, Targowska M, Oleszczyk M. Adapting a tool in Poland for the measurement of the physicians’ career satisfaction. Problemy Medycyny Rodzinnej [Family Medicine Topics] 2011; 12(1):58-65. (access full text)

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