Lawrence McCandless

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences


  • MSc, Statistics, University of British Columbia
  • Ph.D., Statistics, University of British Columbia
  • Postdoctoral Research, Imperial College London


Lawrence McCandless is an associate professor with tenure in the Faculty of Health Sciences at SFU and an associate member of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences. He completed a PhD in statistics at the University of British Columbia with Paul Gustafson and Peter Austin.  Then he did a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, with Sylvia Richardson and Nicky Best.

Research Interests

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, and Mental Health.

Teaching Interests

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Analysis of Complex Datasets.

Publications and Activities

Available on his curriculum vitae.