Robert PLATT


   McGill University


   Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics


   Department of Pediatrics


   McGill University Health Centre Research Institute


   Montreal Children's Hospital Research Institute

Work Address


Primary: Montréal Children's Hospital Research Institute
4060 Ste Catherine W #300, Montréal, Québec, H3Z 2Z3, Canada



Secondary: Centre for Clinical Epidemiology
Sir Mortimer B. Davis - Jewish General Hospital
3755 Côte Ste-Catherine Road, Suite H485 Montréal, Québec, H3T 1E2

Telephone / Fax No.


(514) 934-1934 ext 23288 (Tel)      
(514) 412-4331 (Fax)

E-mail / Web Page


robert DOT platt AT mcgill DOT ca


Research Interests


Research focuses on biostatistics and statistical methods for perinatal epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology. Topics of specific interest include measurement error and causal inference applied to randomized trials and observational studies, particularly large pharmacoepidemiologic studies.



Accepting PhD students in Biostatistics, and PhD students in epidemiologic methods (with applications to perinatal epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology). Accepting thesis committee memberships for students in biostatistics.



No current positions

Course Material     


EPIB-610: Advanced Methods: Causal Inference (Winter 2013)

BIOS-624: Data Analysis and Report Writing (Winter 2013)

Curriculum Vitae


Updated September 24, 2012