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Catherine Quantin

Catherin Quantin (Dijon, France)

Catherine Quantin is MD, PhD, working as Head of Medical informatics and Biostatistics Department at the teaching hospital of Dijon (France), Professor of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the University of Bourgogne and Member of the Joint Research Unit Inserm UMR 1181 Biostatistics, Biomathematics, Pharmacoepidemiology and Infectious Diseases (B2PHI), INSERM, UVSQ, at the Pasteur Institute (University of Paris-Saclay, France). She is responsible of the Master’s program in Public Health at the cross-regional (North-East) level (University of Bourgogne). She has been chairman of the Education Committee of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, member of working group 4 – Security of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), President of the French Association of Professors in Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, and Secretary General of the French Speaking Epidemiologists Association. As President of the Scientific or Organizing Committee, she has organized 20 national or international conferences (ISCB, ADELF, EMOIS) or workshops (IMIA).
She is specialized in the statistical analyses of data contained in large medical databases in the field of public health: her team develop several projects based on SNDS database in epidemiological surveillance (morbidity, mortality, other events such as thromboembolic and cardiovascular events, study of patients’ trajectories), and health care quality assessment (vaccine or drug safety, etc). She has also developed new methods for anonymous identification and linkage, one of which was patented. She has co-authored more than 200 articles in international journals.

The validity of diagnoses in public health databases (with invited speakers)