CSEB @WesternU

The Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics is a professional organization that fosters and promotes these two interrelated sciences to improve health and well-being through research and practice. CSEB@WesternU is the student chapter at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.

Student Leaders: (2018-2019)

  • Chair: Carina Iskander
  • Internal Affairs Officer: James Im
  • External Affairs Officer: Emily Nunez
  • Event Planners: Eugene Law & Tammy Lau
  • Undergraduate Representative: Ronald Chow
  • Graduate Student Representative: Gary Grewal
  • Academic Advisor: Dr. Kelly Anderson

Mission Statement

  • The mission of Western University’s Student Chapter of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics – CSEB @WesternU - is to facilitate professional development, continuing education and research dissemination for students and recent graduates of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.


  1. Provide students in epidemiology and biostatistics with opportunities to expand their knowledge by sharing their research through organized poster and oral presentations.
  2. Engage student networking across multiple professional organizations within existing departmental relationships. These include CSEB host institutions, local organizations (e.g. health unit, CAMH) and other epidemiology and biostatistics research centres.
  3. Promote interest in epidemiology and biostatistics in the broader Western community by enhancing students’ knowledge in the field, through sharing innovative research findings.
  4. Provide opportunities for student collaboration across related scientific disciplines.
  5. Build enthusiasm among current and prospective students in epidemiology and biostatistics.

Become a CSEB Member!

  • Networking opportunities
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Stay up to date with upcoming conferences, webinars, job postings, etc.

Visit The Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics for more information.

Helpful Links:

Upcoming Events are posted on the Student Event Page.