Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences
Cumming School of Medicine
3280 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary AB T2N 4Z6
Dr. Tyler Williamson is an expert in non-canonical link functions for binomial generalized linear models. He received his PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Calgary in 2011, with work related to binomial-GLMs. More recently, Dr. Williamson has spent the last 3 years as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Queen's University significantly contributing to the development of the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN), Canada's first primary care electronic medical record (EMR) database for surveillance and research. Dr. Williamson's research interests are at the interface of epidemiology and biostatistics and revolve around work on generalized linear models and the development of methods related to the use of EMR data for research and surveillance and linking EMR data and administrative databases.