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Adjunct Professor, Health Research and Policy - Epidemiology
Bio Dr. Paul-André Genest is a Senior Editor at Wiley where he is responsible for the management of a portfolio of journals in the Life and Social Sciences. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University where he co-teaches a yearly course on scholarly communication (HRP 271: Preparation and Practice: Scientific Communication & Media). Previously, he worked as a Publisher at Elsevier where he managed a portfolio of journals in Life Sciences. In that capacity, he co-organized in 2015 a conference on the Impact of Environmental Changes on Infectious Diseases (IECID 2015) in Sitges, Spain, and launched the journals Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications and Current Opinion in Systems Biology. He was also the project manager for the Elsevier Atlas award. Prior to this function, he held the position of Managing Editor at Elsevier for the International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance (IJP:DDR), the International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife (IJP:PAW) and the Malaria Nexus web portal.
Dr. Genest has a BSc (Biology) degree and a MSc (Microbiology-Immunology) degree from the Université Laval in Québec City, Canada, and a PhD (Molecular Parasitology) from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He held two postdoc research positions at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested in issues relating to the representation and measurement of evidence in medical research, and determinants of the truth of medical findings, using a Bayesian framework. I also do work in evidence synthesis, comparative effectiveness research, and the ethics of clinical research.