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This expert's research career has been focused in the area of drug safety. As a clinical epidemiologist and pharmacologist, he uses large administrative databases in Canada and the United States as the main data source for his research. In the last ten years he has made significant contributions to this area quantifying rare drug adverse events with popular prescription drugs. His research has been used by the FDA, Health Canada and European Medicines Agency

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Location, BC
BS, Pharmacy, University of British Columbia
Pharm.D, Clinical Pharmacology, Idaho State University
MS, Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toronto
Post-Doc, Pharmacoepidemiology, McGill University
Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit Post-Doctoral Award, University of Toronto
Merck-Frosst award for presentation in the 17th Conference for International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
Former, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Baycerst Center for Geriatric Care
Former, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Royal Victoria Hospital
Former, Research Associate, Center for Clinical Epidemiology, Vancouver General Hospital
Former, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine

Current, Journal Review: JAMA, BMJ, CMAJ, Annals of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Current, Section Editor, Journal: Current Drug Safety

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