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Jacek Kopec , MD, MSc, PhD
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.