Michal Abrahamowicz

Michal Abrahamowicz



Research Focus:
  • Research Methods
  • Administrative Data
  • James McGill Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University


Dr. Michal Abrahamowicz is a James McGill Professor of Biostatistics at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada. His statistical research aims at development and validation of new, flexible statistical methodology, with main focus on time-to-event (survival) analyses of prognostic and pharmaco-epidemiological studies. He has developed also new methods to control for different sources of bias in observational studies. His collaborative research includes arthritis, cardiovascular, cancer epidemiology. He is the Nominated Principal Investigator on a major grant from the Drug Safety & Effectiveness Network (DSEN) of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research that develops new methods for longitudinal studies of drug safety and comparative effectiveness, and includes >35 faculty members from 14 universities across Canada. He published >290 peer-reviewed papers, and supervised 19 PhD and 14 MSc students, and 7 post-doctoral fellows. He is the co-chair of the international STRATOS initiative. In 2010-14 he was a member of the Executive Committee of ISCB.