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Jacek Kopec

Jacek Kopec

Professor Emeritus MD, MSc, PhD




273-2206 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3


Dr. Kopec is a professor in the School of Population and Public Health, UBC, and a Senior Scientist at Arthritis Research Canada.

He earned his MD degree from the Pomeranian Medical University in Poland and his PhD from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University. He was a recipient of the National Health Research Scholar Award from Health Canada and the Senior Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

Dr. Kopec has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His main areas of research are musculoskeletal epidemiology, quality of life studies, and population health. He has taught courses in epidemiology, measurement methods, and survey design, and supervised or co-supervised more than 30 graduate students.