Q & A 

Saturday, November 14, 2020

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Vipul Jairath, BSC, MBCHB (HONS), DPHIL. MRCP, FRCP(C) 

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Division of Gastroenterology 
Western University & London Health Sciences Centre, 
London, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Jairath trained in England and has degrees in pharmacology and medicine from Leeds University, a DPhil from Oxford University and a post graduate diploma in clinical trials from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In 2016 he was appointed as Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Western University, Canada and in May 2020 he was appointed to full Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology. He has cross appointments in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Program of Experimental Medicine and is a Lawson Health Research Institute Scientist. He is recipient of the John and Susan McDonald Endowed Chair in Inflammatory Bowel disease Clinical Research at Western University. His research interests include the design, conduct and implementation of randomized controlled trials, instrument development and outcomes research and is principal investigator of several randomized controlled trials. He has over 200 publications and supervises several students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.