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Paul Demers

School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine

Name: Paul Demers
Title: Clinical Professor
Degrees: M.Sc. Industrial Hygiene (1987) University of Washington, Ph.D. Epidemiology (1991) University of Washington
Office: Rm 328, 2206 East Mall
Phone: 604-822-0585
Fax: (604) 822-4994
Email: paul.demers@ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Occupational Disease and Hazard Surveillance 
  • Occupational and Environmental Cancer 
  • Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease 
  • Occupational and Environmental Heart Disease 
  • Occupational Exposure Assessment 

Current Research

  • CAREX Canada: The National Occupational and Environmental Surveillance Unit
  • Surveillance of Work-related disease in BC (The CHSPR-WorkSafe BC Partnership)
  • Work-related Heart Disease among Firefighters and Paramedics
  • Assessing the Health Impact of Asbestos Exposure
  • Lung disease and Cancer among Sawmill Workers
  • Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease/Childhood Respiratory Disease
  • Collaborative Studies of Occupational Risk Factors for Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Bridge Grad Students

  • Nina Clark
  • Perry Hystad, PhD Student, School of Population and Public Health
    A Spatial Assessment of Environmental Risk Factors for Lung Cancer in Canada: The Role of Air Pollution, Radon and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status


Please see Department's Personal Webpage for a list of publications 

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