ICES Data Information Webinar

Tuesday, December 19, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST (GMT -05:00)

Looking to access quality health data to improve policy, healthcare, and health outcomes?

The Office of Research, in collaboration with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) North, is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, December 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET.

Join us to learn more about the research opportunities, activities, programs, partnerships, and equity-informed approaches at ICES, a collaborative Ontario-based analytics and research network specializing in population-based health research.

Contact Grace Gomashie for the webinar information. 

Register below to receive a link to this virtual event.

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Dr. David Savage, Site Director and Scientist at ICES North, and Josh Cerasuolo, Staff Scientist at ICES North, will present on and answer questions about the various ways to access ICES data including becoming an ICES scientist, fellow, visiting scholar or student, collaborating with an ICES scientist, and using ICES data and analytic services.

David Savage

David Savage


ICES North, Site Director, Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program

Dr. David Savage is an assistant professor at NOSM University, an emergency physician and research director at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. He is also the site director at ICES North. He is a graduate of NOSM University having completed his MD, family medicine and emergency medicine training in northern Ontario. David also has a PhD from the University of Toronto where he trained in systems modelling and decision making. He is an external adjunct faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at Lakehead University where he co-supervises graduate students working on health care related research using data analytics techniques including AI and machine learning. David’s research is focused on emergency department flow, health human resource planning and rural health.

 Joshua Cerasuolo

Joshua Cerasuolo


ICES NorthCancer Research Program

Josh is a staff scientist at ICES North and affiliated with the Cancer Research Program at ICES. He completed a MSc degree in epidemiology at Michigan State University and a BSc degree in biology at Lake Superior State University. His current doctoral work at McMaster University leverages machine learning and predictive analytics to optimize prostate cancer survivorship and inform models of cancer care. Josh’s primary role at ICES North is to advance research projects and initiatives led by ICES North scientists and collaborating researchers.