Professor Emeritus

Dr. Roy West

  • PhD in Epidemiology, McGill University 1979. Career path in Public Health, Population-based Epidemiology and Health Policy both in Academia and Government
  • Provincial Epidemiologist, Saskatchewan 1981–1991
  • Associate Deputy Minister for Community Health, Saskatchewan 1989–1991
  • Founder, Saskatchewan Health Pharmacoepidemiology Unit, 1986
  • Founding Member of Canadian Association of Population Therapeutics (formerly Canadian Pharmacoepidemiology Forum)
  • Professor of Epidemiology, School of Pharmacy and Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland 1991–2002 (Joint Appointment)
  • Associate Dean, Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, 1996–2002
  • Currently: Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology, School of Pharmacy and Faculty of Medicine
  • Research and Publications include the areas of Pharmacoepidemiology (including Observational Studies), Pharmaceutical Policy, Public Health Policy, Cancer Control and Communicable Disease Control