Abstract: Survival trees use recursive partitioning to separate patients into distinct risk groups when some observations are right-censored.
SEMINAR: Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world dataJennifer L.
Olivia Oxlade, one of the authors is an epidemiologist at McGill University’s TB centre. http://alturl.com/zzqby
Does Segregation Lead to Lower Birth Weight?: An Instrumental Variable Approach
Austin, Nichole; Harper, Sam; Strumpf, Erin
Epidemiology. 27(5):682-689, September 2016.
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
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:
Congratulations to all of our faculty and students who received honours, awards and promotions in May and June 2016!
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.
In Memoriam: John Corbett McDonald (1918 – 2016)
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] mcgill.ca as soon as possible.
Dear colleagues, La version française suit l’anglais.
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).
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: