Dr Samuel Wiebe, MD, MSc (Epidemiol), FRCPC (Neurol), CSCN (EEG), FCAHS

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Full Professor

Clinical Neurosciences

Director

Cumming School of Medicine, Clinical Research Unit

Director

Calgary Epilepsy Programme

Full Member

Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Associate Member

O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Associate Member

ACHRI

Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences

Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 944-4242

Location

Office: Foothills Medical CentreC1223
Clinical Research Unit: Health Sciences CentreB153

Background

Credentials

Specialist - Internal Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1987

FRCPC Neurology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 1992

Certificate - Electroencephalography, Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, 1993

Educational Background

Doctor of Medicine Medicine, University of Guadalajara, 1983

M.Sc. Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, 1993

Research

Areas of Research

Epidemiology
Epilepsy
Health Outcomes
Population Health
Activities

Dr. Wiebe has a wide variety of academic and research interests which include:

  • outcomes research in clinical neurosciences,
  • epilepsy
  • randomized neurosurgical trials,
  • quality of life,
  • epidemiological research 
  • evidence based medicine.

Participation in university strategic initiatives

Awards

  • award, 2015
  • Lancet Neurology Personal Profile, 2015
  • award, 2014
  • commendation, 2014
  • award, 2013
  • award (honourable mention), 2013
  • commendation, 2013
  • commendation, 2012
  • award (honourable mention), 2011
  • commendation, 2011
  • Elected as Secreary General, 2011
  • Guest Author, 2011
  • Keynote Lecturer, 2011
  • Keynote Speaker, 2010
  • commendation, 2009
  • Honourary Member, 2009
  • Hopewell Professorship, 2009
  • Keynote Speaker, 2009
  • Secretary General, International League Against Epilepsy, 2009
  • Exceptional Journal Reviewer, 2008
  • Exceptional Journal Reviewer, Epilepsia, 2007
  • Faculty of One Thousand, 2007
  • Kinsmen Chair in Paediatric Neurosciences, 2005
  • Kinsmen Chair in Paediatric Neurosciences, 2004
  • Dr. Juan Lopez y Lopez Merit Award, University of Guadalajara, 2003
  • Annual Teaching Award, Neurology, University of Western Ontario, 2002
  • Annual Teaching Award, Neurology, University of Western Ontario, 2001
  • commendation, 1990
  • Elected, 1989

Publications