Professor and Director,
McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment
University of Ottawa
Dr. Krewski is professor and director of the R. Samuel McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment at the University of Ottawa, where he is involved in a number of activities in population health risk assessment within the Institute of Population Health and holds the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Risk Science. He is also an adjunct research professor of statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Carleton University. Prior to joining the faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 1998, Dr. Krewski was director of risk management in the Health Protection Branch of Health Canada, where he also served as acting director of the Bureau of Chemical Hazards and chief of the Environmental Health Directorate’s Biostatistics Division. Dr. Krewski is a lifetime national associate of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and chair of two National Academy committees as well as a member of several others; chair of a Royal Society of Canada expert panel; a member of the Scientific Council of the International Agency for Research on Cancer; and a fellow of the Society for Risk Analysis and the American Statistical Association. He obtained his Ph.D. in statistics from Carleton University and subsequently completed an M.H.A. at the University of Ottawa.