Daniel Krewski

Director, R. Samuel McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)

Dr. Daniel 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 new Institute of Population Health. Dr. Krewski has also served as Adjunct Research Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Carleton University since 1984.

Prior to joining the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 1998, Dr. Krewski was Director, Risk Management in the Health Protection Branch of Health Canada. While with Health Canada, he served as Acting Director of the Bureau of Chemical Hazards and as Chief of the Biostatistics Division in the Environmental Health Directorate.

Dr. Krewski is a Lifetime National Associate, U.S. National Academy of Sciences (2002); Chair, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Committee on Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment (2004-2007); Chair, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Committee on Acute Exposure Guidelines for Highly Hazardous Substances (1998-2004); Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Board on Radiation Effects Research (2002-present); Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Committee on the Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation (BEIR VII, 2000-present; BEIR VI, 1994-1999); Chair, Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on the Potential Health Risks of Radiofrequency Fields from Wireless Telecommunications Devices (1998-1999); Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (1996-2002); Member, Scientific Council of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (1992-1996); Fellow, Society for Risk Analysis (1993); Fellow, American Statistical Association (1990).

Dr. Krewski obtained his PhD in statistics from Carleton University and subsequently completed an M.H.A. at the University of Ottawa. His professional interests include epidemiology, biostatistics, risk assessment, and risk management.

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