Professor
MD, PhD
Rm C403, Children’s and Women’s Hospital and Health Centre of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
phone: 6048752000 ext:4811
fax: 6048752987

Dr. Joseph received his MBBS and MD degrees from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, and a PhD in epidemiology from McGill University, Montreal. His research interests include pregnancy complications, preterm birth, fetal growth, perinatal and infant mortality and serious neonatal morbidity.

Graduate Students:

Neda Razaz MPH (PhD candidate)
Giulia Muracca MPH (PhD candidate)
Yasser Sabr MD, MHSc (PhD candidate)

Selected publications

  • Joseph KS. The natural history of pregnancy: diseases of early and late gestation. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. BJOG. 2011;118:1617-29
  • Joseph KS, Liu S, Rouleau J, Lisonkova S, Hutcheon J, Sauve R, Allen AC, Kramer. MS for the Fetal and Infant Health Study Group of the Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System. International comparisons of perinatal and infant mortality. BMJ 2012;344:e746
  • Joseph KS. Fundamentals of knowledge translation. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2013;35:73-7.
  • Barrett JF, Hannah ME, Hutton EK, Willan AR, Allen AC, Armson BA, Gafni A, Joseph KS, Mason D, Ohlsson A, Ross S, Sanchez JJ, Asztalos EV; Twin Birth Study Collaborative Group. A randomized trial of planned cesarean or vaginal delivery for twin pregnancy. N Engl J Med 2013;369;1295-305.
  • Joseph KS, Mehrabadi A, Lisonkova S. Confounding by indication and related concepts. Curr Epidemiol Rep 2014;1:1-8.
  • Mehrabadi A, Liu S, Bartholomew S, Hutcheon JA, Magee LA, Kramer MS, Liston RM, Joseph KS for the Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System (Public Health Agency of Canada). Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and the recent rise in obstetrical acute renal failure. BMJ 2014.

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair Award in Maternal, Fetal and Infant Health Services Research. 2012-2017. $925,000.
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Emerging Team Grant  – Preventing severe maternal morbidity. 2011-2014. $900,000.