Michael A. McIsaac

BSc (Hons), MMath, PhD
Associate Professor
(902) 566-0356
Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Cass Science Hall, 210

Dr. Michael McIsaac's research interests include the development and application of statistical methods for health studies. Dr. McIsaac works collaboratively with physicians and epidemiologists in the design and analysis of studies related to, among other things, cancer, rheumatology, vasculitis, retinal diseases, dental readiness, adolescent health, and mental health. His specific areas of interest include statistical methods for efficient two-phase study designs and for the analysis of incomplete data.

Dr. McIsaac is very interested in Statistics education and pedagogy; he often participates in conferences and workshops on Statistics education and earned a Certificate in University Teaching from the University of Waterloo's Centre for Teaching Excellence. He is also actively involved in service to the international Statistics community. He is a regional representative on the Board of the Statistical Society of Canada and has previously served as a member of ENAR's Council for Emerging and New Statisticians (CENS), as a member of the steering committee for CENS, and as the chair of the Statistical Society of Canada's Committee on New Investigators.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Statistics); University of Waterloo (2012)
  • Certificate of University Teaching, Centre for Teaching Excellence; University of Waterloo (2012)
  • Master of Mathematics (Statistics); University of Waterloo (2008)
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (Mathematics); University of Prince Edward Island (2007)
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