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DISCUSSION GROUP: Methods for Dealing with Outcome Misclassification

When: January 27, 2017, 11:30-12:30pm Where: Purvis Hall Room 25 Open to everyone! We discuss small and large problems. Light refreshments will be served SEE PDF FOR MORE DETAILS  

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Published on : 20 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Latent class analysis: An indispensable tool for diagnostic research

SPECIAL SEMINAR Nandini Dendukuri, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Latent class analysis: An indispensable tool for diagnostic research Friday, January 20 th, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME

Published on : 16 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Environmental Cardiology

François Reeves, MD Cardiologist and Associate professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal Environmental Cardiology Monday, 23 January 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm – McIntyre Medical Building 3655 promenade Sir William Osler – Meakins – Rm 521

Published on : 16 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Am I My Connectome? Fingerprinting With Repeated Resting State Functional MRI Data

Brian Caffo, PhD Professor, Department of Biostatistics – Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health Am I My Connectome? Fingerprinting With Repeated Resting State Functional MRI Data Tuesday, 17 January 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24    ALL ARE WELCOME 

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Doubly Robust Survival Trees and Forests

Jon A. Steingrimsson, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics – Johns Hopkins University Doubly Robust Survival Trees and Forests Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world data

Jennifer L. Lund, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world data Monday, 16 January 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm – McIntyre Medical Building 3655 promenade Sir William Osler – Meakins – Rm 521 ALL ARE WELCOME

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

Rise in TB?

Olivia Oxlade, one of the authors is an epidemiologist at McGill University’s TB centre. http://alturl.com/zzqby 

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

McGill in the Sept. 2016 issue of Epidemiology

Does Segregation Lead to Lower Birth Weight?: An Instrumental Variable Approach Austin, Nichole; Harper, Sam; Strumpf, Erin Epidemiology. 27(5):682-689, September 2016. Sufficient Cause Representation of the Four-way Decomposition for Mediation and Interaction

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Published on : 29 Aug 2016

McGill in the American Journal of Epidemiology

The latest issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology, published on August 15, 2016, has two articles by McGill EBOH authors: Mediation Analysis for Health Disparities Research Am. J. Epidemiol. (2016) 184 (4): 315-324 doi:10.1093/aje/kwv329 Ashley I. Naimi, Mireille E. Schnitzer, Erica E. M. Moodie, and Lisa M. Bodnar

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Published on : 01 Aug 2016

Adverse effects and incretin-based drugs for diabetes

McGill Newsroom Extensive population-based studies on a popular group of drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes revealed no association with acute pancreatitis, but increased risk of bile duct and gallbladder disease

Published on : 01 Aug 2016

Article by Dr. Madhu Pai - 'Dear Sir Or Madam' Is Not A Smart Way To Apply For Fellowships Or Jobs

Please see the link for an article in the Huffington Post by Dr. Madhukar Pai that contains helpful information when applying for fellowships or jobs:   'Dear Sir Or Madam' Is Not A Smart Way To Apply For Fellowships Or Jobs

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Published on : 01 Aug 2016

EBOSS Teaching Awards and Spotlight on Student Research

Dear EBOH Members, The Spring Banquet last week was a great success! Thank you to those who helped organize and to those of you who came. In case you missed the EBOSS Teaching Awards presentation, the awards went to:

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Published on : 17 Jun 2016

EBOH Kudos (May and June 2016)

Congratulations to all of our faculty and students who received honours, awards and promotions in May and June 2016! Learn more: May 2016 EBOH KudosJune 2016 EBOH Kudos

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Published on : 10 Jun 2016

Dr. Jim Hanley receives the SSC Impact Award

The 2016 recipient of the Statistical Society of Canada Award for Impact of Applied and Collaborative Work is Jim Hanley, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University; Associate Member, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University; and Senior Scientist, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2016

McGill installs inaugural Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology

McGill Newsroom McGill alumnus tagged to boost capacity and discovery in growing field Dr. Robert Platt, Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine was officially announced as the inaugural Albert Boehringer (1st) Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology during an event held May 26 at McGill.

Published on : 27 May 2016