Kristian B. Filion

Kristian B. Filion
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Department of Medicine and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University

Centre for Clinical Epidemiology
Jewish General Hospital – Lady Davis Institute
3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Suite H410.1
Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2 Canada


Tel.: 514 340-8222 x 28394
Fax: 514-340-7564
Email address: 
kristian.filion [at]

Kristian B. Filion, PhD, FAHA
Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar


Areas of expertise: 

Professor Filion's research interests include pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, knowledge synthesis, and cardiovascular epidemiology. He uses large, population-based databases to study the safety of commonly prescribed medications, with a particular interest in cardiovascular medications and cardiovascular outcomes. He is the Co-Lead of the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) Team of the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES), a pan-Canadian drug safety network funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. In addition, Professor Filion is involved in a number of systematic reviews and meta-analyses examining the efficacy and safety of cardiovascular therapies.

Associate Professors
Research areas: 
Clinical Epidemiology and Informatics
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Keywords: Meta-Analysis, cardiovascular epidemiology

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