Scholar Profile: Donald Trevor Simeon


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Dr. Donald Trevor Simeon

School of Medicine Faculty of Medical Sciences Lecturer Active 662-2002 Check out my Website!
Biography/Responsibilities/Duties:

Professor Donald Simeon is Director of  the Caribbean Centre for Health Systems Research and Development. He was educated at the University of the West Indies receiving his PhD in Nutrition and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London attaining a Master of Science in Medical Statistics. He is a chartered Statistician and Fellow with the Royal Statistical Society of the United Kingdom as well as a registered Public Health Nutritionist in the Nutrition Society of the UK. He has held the position of Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics, Faculty of Medical Sciences of the University of the West Indies.

He is a Board Member of the Geneva-based Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED). Dr. Simeon is also a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians, the American Society for Nutritional Sciences, the International Biometric Society Network for Central America and the Caribbean and the Management Committee of the Essential National Health Research Council of Trinidad and Tobago. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal.

He has extensive research experience as evidenced by the publication of an expansive range of scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals, in addition to chapters in books/encyclopedia and other reports. He has also made many oral presentations of research findings at international scientific and regional professional conferences.

Research Interests

  1. Nutritional Epidemiology
  2. Human Nutrition
  3. Community Nutrition
  4. Non-Communicable Disease
  5. Public Health
  6. Epidemiology
  7. Health System Research

Research Activity

Public Service

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    Member (Steering Committee): African Caribbean Cancer Consortium (AC3) more..

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    Chair: Bioethics Committee, South-West Regional Health Authority more..

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    Member, Advisory Committee, Caribbean Research Ethics Education Initiative (CREEi) more..

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    Chair: Research Ethics Committee, Tobago House of Assembly more..

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    Chair: Research Sub-Committee of the (Cabinet-appointed) Senior Joint Planning Committee more..

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    Chair, External Advisory Board of the Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (CCREOH) project more..

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    Member: National Stem Cell Ethics Committee, Ministry of Health, The Bahamas more..

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    Chairman: Scorpion Pan Reflections (Steelband), Trinidad & Tobago more..

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    Chair: Coordinating Committee of the Caribbean Community of Practice for Health Policy and Systems Research more..

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    Chair: Planning Committee for Inaugural (2020) National Health Research Conference for Trinidad & Tobago more..

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Education and Training

  1. [Education and Training]

    Ph.D. (Nutrition) more..

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  2. [Education and Training]

    M.Sc. (Medical Statistics) more..

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  3. [Education and Training]

    Diploma (Nutrition) more..

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    COMPLETED

  4. [Education and Training]

    B.Sc. (Agriculture) more..

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    COMPLETED

Memberships

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