Career Paths and Alumni

Career Paths

Upon graduation, students will have gained core knowledge and skills in epidemiological and biostatistical methods and research experience by applying these methods to a thesis under the supervision of a faculty member.

Our graduates have gone on to complete doctoral degrees, work as research consultants, ‎community nutritionists, research coordinators, epidemiologists, managers, research and data analysts, clinical assistant professors, research assistants, to found their own companies, and more.

Employers of our graduates include BC Emergency Health Services, Vancouver Coastal Health, UBC, Fraser Health, Health Canada, Hoffmann-La Roche Limited, Harvard University, National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, and BC Centre for Disease Control, to name a few.

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    • Rod Knight

      Rod Knight, co-Principal Investigator

      Rod Knight has been called a “superstar” Early Career Researcher. Read more about how he moved from graduation to co-PI status within three years.

    • Pinky Hapsari

      Meet Our Graduate: Pinky Hapsari

      Masters of Science graduate Pinky Hapsari explored the relationship between the expectations high school students had around cannabis use and how these influence young people’s decision to try cannabis.

    • Kaitlyn Harper

      Meet Our Graduate: Kaitlyn Harper

      Graduate Kaitlyn Harper plans to continue her education at Johns Hopkins University.