Robert William Platt

Robert William Platt
Contact Information
Address: 

McGill departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health and of Pediatrics 
Purvis Hall
1020 ave. des Pins Ouest
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A2

Phone: 
514-340-8222 ext 28683
Email address: 
robert.platt [at] mcgill.ca
Biography: 

Robert Platt is Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health (EBOH) at McGill University. He is a Senior Investigator at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital, and Investigator at the McGill Pharmacoepidemiology Research Unit, and holds the Albert Boehringer I endowed chair in Pharmacoepidemiology. Dr. Platt is the Executive Co-Lead and leader of the Methods team of the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES). His research focuses on improving methods for the study of medications using administrative data, with an emphasis on methods for causal inference and a substantive focus on medications in pregnancy. Dr. Platt is on editor-in-chief of Statistics in Medicine and is on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Epidemiology and Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. He has published over 325 articles, one book and several book chapters on biostatistics and epidemiology.

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Areas of expertise: 

Biostatistics; Pharmacoepidemiology

Group: 
Professors
Research areas: 
Biostatistics
Pharmacoepidemiology
Reproductive, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology
Areas of interest: 

Keywords: Biostatistics; Epidemiologic Methods; Pharmacoepidemiology; Perinatal Epidemiology; Prediction models.

 

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