Dr. Jacek Kopec is a professor in the School of Population and Public Health, UBC, and Head, Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health Practice. He is also a Senior Scientist at Arthritis Research Canada and is affiliated with the UBC Department of Medicine, Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Institute for Work and Health in Toronto, and NRG Oncology in the US.
Dr. Kopec earned his MD degree from the Pomeranian Medical University in Poland and his PhD from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University. His scholastic achievements have been recognized with the National Health Research Scholar Award from Health Canada and the Senior Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.
Dr. Kopec has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His main areas of research are musculoskeletal epidemiology, quality of life studies, and population health. Dr. Kopec has taught courses in epidemiology, measurement methods and survey design. He has supervised or co-supervised more than 30 graduate students.
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Dr. Bindee Kuriya is a rheumatologist in the Division of Rheumatology at Mount Sinai Hospital, and Assistant Professor within the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto. She completed her Master of Clinical Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, which focused on developing skills and expertise in health services research and cohort studies. The major questions she has pursued involve rheumatoid arthritis (RA) epidemiology, evaluating long-term RA outcomes such as remission and serious adverse events, and a special expertise in reproductive outcomes for women with rheumatic conditions. She is the 2015 recipient of the the Arthritis Society Clinician Investigator Award and hopes to enhance our knowledge about multi morbidity in RA by examining the prevalence/incidence of depression and anxiety, cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome using administrative health data.