• Robert Balshaw
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Community Health Sciences
    753 McDermot Avenue
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0T6

Cross appointments

Does not hold any cross appointments.

Research achievements

Research summary

Robert Balshaw's interests include innovative trials design, causal inference in observational studies, methods for biomarker discovery, refinement and validation. He is becoming very curious about the Bayesian approach to scientific thinking.


  • Biomarkers
  • Biostatistics
  • Causal inference
  • Clinical trials
  • Consulting


Robert Balshaw is an assistant professor in the department of community health sciences and a senior biostatistician in the Data Science Platform of the Georgy and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation. He has been a consulting biostatistician for industry, government, and academia for 35 years and has been the lead statistician for dozens of clinical trials and consulted on hundreds of research projects.


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Statistics, Simon Fraser University (1997)

Master of Science (MSc), Statistics, University of Manitoba (1987)

Bachelor of Science (BSc (Hons)), Statistics, University of Manitoba (1986)

Contact us

Community Health Sciences
Max Rady College of Medicine
Room S113 - 750 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3 Canada