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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.
Published: 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

Abstract: Survival trees use recursive partitioning to separate patients into distinct risk groups when some observations are right-censored.

Published: 10 Jan 2017

Rise in TB?

Olivia Oxlade, one of the authors is an epidemiologist at McGill University’s TB centre. 

Published: 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.

Published: 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

Published: 1 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
Published: 1 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:

Published: 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:

Published: 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.

Published: 6 Jun 2016

In Memoriam: John Corbett McDonald (1918 – 2016)

In Memoriam: John Corbett McDonald (1918 – 2016)

Published: 2 May 2016

Graduate student positions available for the HIVsmart! project

The project involves taking our HIVSmart! Innovative self testing strategy to scale in South Africa, in order to explore its impact in real world settings. 

Students will get opportunities to work with international teams in global health. 

For details, please contact nitika.pai [at] as soon as possible.

Email address:
Published: 29 Mar 2016

News from the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health

Dear colleagues, La version française suit l’anglais.

Published: 24 Mar 2016

Course Evaluations matter... evaluate your courses!

MERCURY Course Evaluations will be available to students until May 1 for units following the default period (or until April 17 for units following the condensed period).

Published: 24 Mar 2016

Canada Research Chairs Announcement

Dear colleagues,

The Honorable Kristy Duncan, federal Minister of Science, announced today the latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs.

I am happy to report that three of our faculty members and one associate member were among the recipients announced today:

Published: 9 Feb 2016


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