Dr. Danielle Rolfe

Previous Postdoctoral Trainees
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    www.daniellerolfe.ca
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  • Project Title:
    A Process, Outcome and Economic Evaluation of the Markham Stouffville Hospital Caesarean-section Reduction Strategy (MSH-CARES) (2012-2013)
  • Project Description:
    MSH-CARES is a multifaceted intervention strategy to reduce c-sections among low-risk pregnant women giving birth at Markham-Stouffville Hospital in York Region, Ontario. Using qualitative and quantitative methods of evaluation, we are evaluating the process and outcomes of MSH-CARES at Markham Stouffville Hospital, and at Queensway-Carleton Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario to assess its effectiveness, long-term feasibility, and potential for uptake at other hospitals and at a health region level.
  • Research Projects:
    An Interdisciplinary, Multifaceted Intervention to Reduce Caesarean Section Rates in a Low Risk Population: A Process and Outcome Evaluation. (2012). CIHR Operating Grant, Priority Announcement: Gender, Sex and Health Research – Work and Health. Dr. Ivy Bourgeault & Dr. Eileen Hutton (co-principal investigators), C Cameron, S Dunn, S Eldred, E Forget, K Kaufman, J Mackenzie, E Neiterman, D Rolfe, E Shoemaker, R Walji (co-investigators).
  • Where you are now?:
    Completing a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Bourgeault at the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa.
Founder & Personal Trainer

 

Refereed Papers

    1. D.E. Rolfe, K. Yoshida, R. Renwick, C. Bailey. (2012). Balancing Safety and Autonomy: Structural and social barriers affecting the exercise participation of women with disabilities in community recreation and fitness facilities. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 4(2), 265-283.
    2. Sutton, E.J., D.E. Rolfe, M. Landry, L. Sternberg, J.A.D. Price. (2012). Cardiac Rehabilitation and the Therapeutic Environment: The Importance of Physical, Social, and Symbolic Safety for Program Participation Among Women. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(8), 1834-1846.
    3. Salbach, N., Veinot, P., Jaglal, S., Bayley, M., Rolfe, D. (2011). From continuing education to personal digital assistants: What do physical therapists need to support evidence-based practice in stroke management? Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 17(4), 786-793.
    4. D. Rolfe, E. Sutton, M. Landry, L. Sternberg, J.A.D. Price. (2010). Women’s Experiences Accessing a Women-Centered Cardiac Rehabilitation Program: A qualitative study. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 25(4), 332-341.
    5. Rolfe, D.E., Yoshida, K., Renwick, R., Bailey, C. (2009). Negotiating participation: How women living with disabilities address barriers to exercise. Health Care for Women International, 30(8), 743-766.
    6. Price, J.A., Landry, M., Rolfe, D.E., Delos-Reyes, F., Groff, L., Sternberg, L. (2005) Women’s Cardiac Rehabilitation: Improving access using principles of women’s health. Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 15(3), 32-41.
    7. Stewart, D.E., Rolfe, D.E., & Robertson, E. (2004). Depression, estrogen, and the Women's Health Initiative. Psychosomatics, 45(5), 445-447.

Refereed Book Chapters

    1. D.E. Rolfe, K. Yoshida, R. Renwick, C. Bailey. (accepted). Balancing Safety and Autonomy: Structural and social barriers affecting the exercise participation of women with disabilities in community recreation and fitness facilities. Disability Sport and Paralympics. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.
    2. Stotland, N. L., Stewart, D. E., Munce, S. E., & Rolfe, D. E. (2005). Obstetrics and Gynecology. In J. L. Levenson (Ed.), Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine (pp.733-759). Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Articles in Professional Journals without Review Committee

    1. Rolfe D., Gupta, M., Khan, N., King-Shier, K. (2012). Ethnicity and cardiac rehabilitation research and care. Current Issues in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, (in press).
    2. Rolfe D. (2012). References and Reviews: Ethnicity and Cardiac Rehabilitation. Current Issues in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, (in press).
    3. Rolfe D, Shoemaker E. (2012). Reducing Caesarean Section among Low-Risk Mothers: Evaluation of an interdisciplinary, multifaceted intervention strategy at Markham Stouffville Hospital. Perinatal Perspectives: A publication of the Champlain Maternal Newborn Regional Program, 2(1): 2-3.
    4. Rolfe D. (2011). References and Reviews: Exercise Testing and Prescription. Current Issues in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, 19(3): 11-13.
    5. Price J, Landry M, Rolfe D, Delos-Reyes F, Groff L, Sternberg L. (2005). A women-centered approach to cardiac rehabilitation: The Women's Cardiovascular Health Initiative. Current Issues in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, 13(1): 19-22. 

Abstracts

    1. DE Rolfe, KK Yoshida, S Jaglal, R Reid, S Thomas. (2011). Physical activity and health promotion practices, preferences and priorities of older women living with cardiovascular disease. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 31: E1.
    2. DE Rolfe, KK Yoshida, S Jaglal, R Reid, S Thomas. (2011). Physical activity and health promotion practices, preferences and priorities of older women living with cardiovascular disease. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 27, S112.
    3. D Rolfe, E Sutton, M Landry, L Sternberg, J Price. (2009). Women’s access to cardiac rehabilitation: Does a women-only format address women’s needs and barriers to participation? Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 25, Suppl B:309B.
    4. J Price, D Rolfe, M Landry, E Sutton, L Sternberg. (2009). Self-management support in a women-only cardiac rehabilitation program: Are we empowering our patients? Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 25, Suppl B:307B.
    5. E Sutton, D Rolfe, J Price, L Sternberg. (2009). Safety at the Heart: Is a safe space the key to success for women in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention programs? Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 25, Suppl B:308B.
    6. J Harris, D Rolfe, M Slovinec, J Brownrigg. (2009). Heart Wise Exercise: A model for encouraging community-based exercise for individuals living with heart disease. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 29(5): 332-333.
    7. D. Rolfe, J.A.D. Price, M. Landry, E. Sutton, D. Childerhose, L. Ling, F. Delos-Reyes, S. Sharma, L. Groff, J. Rabinowitz, L. Sternberg. (2009). Women’s access to cardiac rehabilitation: Does a women-only format address women’s needs and barriers to participation? Journal of Women’s Health, 18(5): 757.
    8. Price, J., Rolfe, D., Landry, M., Sutton, E., Childerhose, D. Ling, L., Delos-Reyes, F. Groff, L. & Sternberg, L. (2009). Self-management support in a women-only cardiac rehabilitation program: Are we empowering our patients? European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 8(S1):S47.
    9. D Rolfe, M Landry, H Emanoilidis, J Price, L Sternberg. (2008). Effectiveness of a weight-management program designed for women living with or at risk of CVD. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 28(5): 338-339.
    10. D Rolfe, M Landry, H Emanoilidis, J Price, L Sternberg. (2008). Effectiveness of a weight-management program designed for women living with or at risk of CVD. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 24, Suppl SE:0244.
    11. McCarthy, M, Rolfe, D, Sutton, E, Granton, J. (2008). Lives on hold: Experiences of caregivers to IV Flolan patients. American Thoracic Society 2008 International Conference: A698.
    12. Rolfe, DE, Yoshida, K, Renwick, R, Bailey, C. (2007). Beyond barriers: Women living with disabilities and their participation in community exercise programs. Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology, Proceedings 2007: GO052.
    13. Price JA, Landry M, Delos-Reyes F, Rolfe DE, Childerhose DE., Sternberg L. (2007). Clinical effectiveness of a cardiac rehabilitation and primary prevention program designed for women. Physiotherapy, 93(S1):S182.
    14. Chen CI, Rolfe D, Delos-Reyes F, Ahuja D, Lee C. (2005). A supervised group exercise program for patients with multiple myeloma. Blood, 106(11): 376B.
    15. Price JA, Landry M, Delos-Reyes F, Rolfe DE, Childerhose DE., Sternberg L. (2005). Clinical effectiveness of a cardiac rehabilitation and primary prevention program designed for women. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 21:195C.
    16. Landry, M., Delos-Reyes, F., Childerhose, D.E., Price, J.A., Rolfe, D.E., Sternberg, L. (2005). Principles of women’s health applied to the development of a women-specific cardiac rehabilitation and primary prevention program. Circulation, 111: e66.
    17. Price, J.A., Landry, M., Delos-Reyes, F., Rolfe, D.E., Gulati, M., Sternberg, L. (2005). Clinical effectiveness of a cardiac rehabilitation and primary prevention program designed for women. Circulation, 111: e66. 

Presentations - International

    1. D. Rolfe, E. Sutton, M. Landry, L. Sternberg, J.A.D. Price. Women and cardiac rehabilitation: Can a women-only program address issues of accessibility and support women’s participation? Organization for the Study of Sex Differences Third Annual Scientific Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, June 2009.
    2. J.A.D. Price, D. Rolfe, M. Landry, E. Sutton, L. Sternberg. Self-management support in a women-only cardiac rehabilitation program: Are we empowering our patients? Organization for the Study of Sex Differences Third Annual Scientific Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, June 2009.
    3. E. Sutton, D. Rolfe, L. Sternberg, J.A.D. Price. Safety First: Considering a Holistic Concept of Safety to Implement in the Design of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Programs to Increase Women’s Participation. Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD): Third Annual Scientific Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, June 2009.
    4. D. Rolfe, J.A.D. Price, M. Landry, E. Sutton, L. Sternberg. Women’s access to cardiac rehabilitation: Does a women-only program format address women’s needs and barriers to participation? Women’s Health 2009: 17th Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA, March 2009.
    5. Landry M., Delos-Reyes F. Price JAD, Childerhose DE, S Sharma, Rolfe DE, Sternberg, L. Principles of women’s health applied to the development of a women-specific cardiac rehabilitation and primary prevention program. The First Congress on Controversies in Cardiovascular Diseases: Diagnosis, Treatment and Intervention, Berlin, Germany, July 2008.
    6. Price JAD, Landry M, Delos-Reyes F, Sharma S, Rolfe DE, Childerhose DE, Sternberg L. Clinical effectiveness of a cardiac rehabilitation and primary prevention program designed for women. The First Congress on Controversies in Cardiovascular Diseases: Diagnosis, Treatment and Intervention, Berlin, Germany, July 2008. 

Presentations - National

    1. Rolfe, DE, Yoshida, K., Jaglal, S., Thomas, S. Physical activity participation among older Ontario women living with cardiovascular disease. Advancing Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Research Conference, Oct 29-31, 2012, Montreal, Canada.
    2. Salbach NM, Veinot P, Jaglal SB, Bayley M, Rolfe D. From continuing education to personal digital assistants: What do physical therapists need to support evidence-based practice in stroke management? Canadian Physiotherapy Association 2010 Congress, Jul 22-25, 2010, Saint John’s, Canada.
    3. Rolfe, DE, Thomas, S, Yoshida, K. Improving access to cardiac rehabilitation: A combined hospital and community-based program designed for women. 5th National Gender and Health Workshop for Research Trainees, Postdoctoral Fellows and New Investigators, Halifax, November 2006. 

Presentations - Institutional

    1. D. Rolfe. Meeting women’s health needs in the community. Women’ College Research Institute Graduate Student Research Day, Toronto, May 2009.
    2. J. Price, D. Rolfe, S. Sharma. Cardiac rehabilitation for women and the results of the Healthy Weight Program. Gender Lens Rounds, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, December 2008.
    3. Rolfe, DE. Staying Active with Multiple Myeloma: How to develop your own exercise plan. Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, September 2007.
    4. Rolfe, DE. Beyond barriers: investing in exercise programs for women living with disabilities. Centre for Research in Women’s Health Graduate Student Research Conference, Toronto, May 2006.
    5. Landry M., Delos-Reyes F. Childerhose DE, Price JA, Rolfe DE, Sternberg, L. Principles of women’s health applied to the development of a women-specific cardiac rehabilitation and primary prevention program. Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre Practice Based Research Day, Toronto, June 2005.
    6. Price JA, Landry M, Delos-Reyes F, Rolfe DE, Gulati M, Sternberg L. Clinical effectiveness of a cardiac rehabilitation and primary prevention program designed for women. Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre Practice Based Research Day, Toronto, June 2005.
    7. Rolfe, DE. Outcomes and effectiveness of research reviews and policy statements on women, physical activity and disease prevention. Department of Exercise Science Graduate Student Conference, Toronto, May 2004.
    8. Rolfe DE. Metabolic status of luteal phase deficient female runners. Faculty of Physical Education and Kinesiology Annual National Conference, Toronto, April 2002.
    9. Rolfe DE. The role of leptin as a central mediator of exercise-associated menstrual disturbances. Faculty of Physical Education and Kinesiology Annual National Conference, Toronto, April 2002.

Presentations - Local

    1. Rolfe, DE and Delos-Reyes, F. Active living with multiple myeloma. Multiple Myeloma Support Group, Toronto Chapter, Toronto, April 2006.

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