McGill Health Statistics Training Network: A CANSSI Collaborating Centre

In 2017, the departments of Biostatistics & Mathematics & Statistics joined forces

McGill Health Statistics Training Network, a CANSSI-designated Health Sciences Collaborating Centre in partnership with several research units and public/private sector groups, offers world-class training in statistics and health sciences.

Dr. Erica Moodie is the Biostatistics Graduate Program Director, and plays a key leadership role in the McGill Health Statistics Training Network along with Drs. Robert Platt, Russell Steele, and David Stephens.

This is a renewable three-year designation based in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupation Health at McGill University.  The current term is from April 2017 to March 2020.



The McGill Health Statistics Training Network offers MSc and PhD training with opportunities for experiential learning through partners such as:

  1. the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES)
  2. the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ)
  3. the Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit (RECRU) at the McGill University Health Centre
  4. the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health

More about CANSSI

Launched in November 2012, the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) is  a national virtual institute offering the leadership and infrastructure necessary to increase and further develop statistical sciences research in Canada and promote the discipline. Building on the international stature of the Canadian statistical community, CANSSI seeks to develop all areas of the statistical sciences, including interdisciplinary research where statistical innovation is essential to the development of other disciplines. Through national networks of researchers, CANSSI will tackle the big research questions in statistics of importance to science and the public interest, and will establish links with other disciplines and organizations that are heavy users and producers of data.

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