Colin Josephson MD, MSc (physiology), MSc (epidemiology), FRCPC, CSCN (EEG)

Colin is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and clinician-scientist in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences and a member of the O’Brien Institute for Public Health, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, and Centre for Health Informatics at the University of Calgary.

He completed his medical school and neurology residency at Dalhousie University and has completed fellowships in intracranial vascular malformations (University of Edinburgh) and epilepsy and EEG (University of Calgary). His major research interest has been the application of ‘Big Data’ and advanced analytics as means of improving our understanding of epidemiology and individual-level outcomes in epilepsy.

He is currently leading a initiative to establish a nationwide epilepsy registry in Canada as well as local data linkage schemes combining clinical, administrative, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, and genomic data. He was the recipient of the 2010 European Stroke Conference Young Investigator of the Year Award, the 2018 Canadian League Against Epilepsy Junior Investigator of the Year, and the University of Calgary’s Honour Roll for Outstanding Undergraduate Medical Teaching.