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Faculty Member

Olli Saarela

Email Address(es)
olli.saarela(at)utoronto.ca
Office Phone
416-978-7519
Office Address
155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7
Division(s)/Institute(s)
Biostatistics Division
Position
Associate Professor
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Tenured
Currently Accepting Doctoral Students?
No

Research Interests

My areas of interest include Bayesian inference, causal inference, epidemiological study designs, statistical methods for early detection and prediction of chronic diseases, and analysis of survival and event history data.

Education & Training History

  • Ph.D. (Statistics), University of Helsinki, 2010
  • M.Soc.Sc. (Statistics), University of Helsinki, 2004

Professional Summary & Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 2019-
  • Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 2014-2019
  • Assistant Professor (Research), Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 2013-2014
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 2011-2012
  • Statistician, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 2004-2010