Scott Weichenthal

Scott Weichenthal
Contact Information
Address: 

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Lady Meredith, 1110 Pine Ave West, Room 301, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A3

Phone: 
514-398-1584
Email address: 
scottandrew.weichenthal [at] mcgill.ca
Biography: 

Dr. Weichenthal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health. His research program is dedicated to identifying and evaluating environmental risk factors for chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. To support this objective, Dr. Weichenthal develops new approaches to population-based exposure assessment and examines how the urban built environment influences environmental exposures at both the individual and population-level. His past studies have examined the health effects of air pollution from biomass burning, traffic, as well as the oxidative potential of fine particulate air pollution. His current research is focused on the use of deep learning models in estimating environmental exposures on both a local and global scale.

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Areas of expertise: 

Environmental Epidemiology, Exposure Science

Group: 
Assistant Professors
Research areas: 
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
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Keywords: Air pollution, climate change, cancer, mortality, cardiovascular disease, environment, machine learning, exposure modelling

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