November 29, 2016 On Friday November 25th, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics successfully hosted the Annual Carol Buck Lecture and Graduate Scholarship. We would like to offer our gracious thanks to Dr. Eduardo L. Franco, of McGill University, the Carol Buck Lecturer, and our warm congratulations to Jacqueline Kueper, MSc Candidate, the scholarship winner. Photos of the event and information for viewing the Livestream video of the lecture and award presentation are now available.
November 24, 2016 Dr. Martin, an assistant professor in the departments of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, as well as MEDICI Director, is one of two project leads on the recently designated World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre.
November 07, 2016 At Kidney Week 2016 the only major award given out will be the Young Investigator Award. The recipient will be Dr. Amit Garg, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, and Cross-Appointed Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University. Please join our department in congratulating Dr. Garg.
September 30, 2016 Join our department in congratulating Dr. Vladimir Hachinski on being awarded the Royal Society of Canada’s prestigious McLaughlin Medal. A Distinguished University Professor of Neurology at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and a Lawson Health Research Institute Scientist, he is also a Cross-Appointed Professor with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Dr. Hachinski is a co-supervisor of PhD Candidate, Josh Cerasuolo, along with Dr. Lauren Cipriano and Dr. Neil Klar.
September 22, 2016 Dr. Saverio Stranges has been appointed as Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, effective October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2021.
September 15, 2016 Please join our department in congratulating Dr. Anita Kothari and Dr. Charles Weijer for being named among the nation’s top scholars in the arts, humanities and sciences by the Royal Society of Canada. Dr. Anita Kothari is an Associate Professor with the School of Health Studies and the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics (Cross). Dr. Weijer is a Professor and the Canada Research Chair in Bioethics, with appointments in the Department of Philosophy, Medicine (joint), and Epidemiology and Biostatistics (cross). Also, he is currently a co-supervisor for Jasmine Tung, MSc Candidate, along with Dr. K.Speechley.
August 15, 2016 Our department would like to congratulate Jasmine Tung, whose abstract “Communicating Through a Brain-Computer Interface: An Innovative Approach to Assess Quality of Life in Patients with Severe Brain Injury” was selected as one of the top 4 abstracts submitted to the upcoming International Neuroethics Society meeting in San Diego in November.
June 01, 2016 The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is pleased to announce that Dr. John J. Koval, Professor Emeritus, has won the 2016 Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) Distinguished Service Award.
April 19, 2016 Dr. Greta Bauer and Dr. Amardeep Thind are both recipients of the Schulich Educator Award, 2016 Awards of Excellence. Our department is excited to see their talent, dedication and hard work being honoured.
April 08, 2016 In January, an agreement was reached with the Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA). The new agreement was ratified by the GTA Union on January 18 and by Western University’s Board of Governors on January 28. The new agreement is effective as of September 1, 2015.
April 04, 2016 MSc graduate Samantah Larose's Master's thesis has received extensive coverage in the media. Her work was most recently featured in the Western News. Her thesis can be found in The Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository.
April 01, 2016 Schulich Medicine & Dentistry celebrated Western University’s Founder’s Day on Monday, March 7 with a special lunchtime presentation. Ayden Scheim, a PhD Candidate, Trudeau Scholar, and Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, presented on behalf of Greta Bauer, PhD...
March 29, 2016 Earlier this month, Western University announced that it is beginning the next phase of the project to replace its campus-wide email platform (known as Convergence) to a new cloud-based system called Microsoft Office 365. This next phase includes moving the Western email accounts (i.e. those ending in @uwo.ca) of all faculty and staff in Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. This change will likely impact you...
March 09, 2016 According to a study by Dr. Sisira Sarma, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and his team from Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, obese women in the Canadian workforce earn less money than non-obese women.
February 19, 2016 Dr. Sharifa Nasreen, PhD Candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics discusses her career choices and potential research with the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry's Graduate Studies eNewsletter, Current Affairs.
January 27, 2016 Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry news article published on #BellLetsTalk Day includes discussion of Dr. Kelly Anderson's research on our understanding of mental illness in immigrant and refugee populations.
January 25, 2016 Greta Bauer, PhD, has released a study showing that approximately half of transgender Ontarians are not comfortable discussing transgender-related health issues with their family physician.
January 10, 2016 Dr. Greta Bauer, Graduate Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, comments on the importance of good data about the demographics of Canada' transgender population and Statistics Canada's limited census form options.
May 16, 2018 As part of the 2016 International Week, Schulich Research has organized a Global Health Conversation Panel, including Dr. Saverio Stranges, Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics.