With technology and the media landscape advancing at ever-increasing rates, there are tantalizing—and overwhelming—opportunities to elevate public health data collection. In this week’s episode Tiffany and Payton are joined by Dr. Wei Tu, a Senior Biostatistician and Data Scientist in the Canadian Cancer Trials Group as well as Assistant Professor in the Queen’s Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Tu shares his thoughts on forthcoming changes to data science, his approaches to statistical pedagogy, and describes the critical role of data science and biostatistics in informing public health decisions. This episode is a great opportunity for listeners of all backgrounds to learn about this exciting field!

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