Education, credentials and academic appointments

  • PhD, Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto
  • websiteMSc, Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Otttawa
  • B.Math, Statistics, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo
  • Full Professor, School of Mathematics and Statistics and Department of Neurosciences, Carleton University
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University
  • Affiliate Scientist, Ontario Occupational Cancer Research Center, Toronto, Ontario
  • Elected Member, North American Council of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology
  • Visiting Professor, T.C. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University (Summer 2019)
  • Member, Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Collaborator Network.
  • Member, Organizing Committee, CHAIM Research Center, Carleton University


Dr. Villeneuve obtained his training from the University of Waterloo (B.Math 1992), University of Ottawa (M.Sc., 1995), and University of Toronto (Ph.D., 2000).  He undertook postdoctoral work in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 2000, and was a Senior Research Scientist in the Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch of Health Canada.  He was accredited as a Professional Statistician (P.Stat) by the Statistical Society of Canada in 2006.  He joined the Department of Health Sciences at Carleton University in July 2013.He has authored or co-authored on more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and has presented his research at numerous national and international meetings. He is currently supervising graduate students in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, and is on the thesis research committees of epidemiology students at the University of Alberta, and University of Toronto.  He currently has funding for his research from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute, the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Canadian Nuclear Labs, and the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada. He also is a member of Health Canada’s Wind Turbine Noise and Health Study Expert Committee. He currently serves of the editorial boards of the journals Environmental Research, Canadian Journal of Public Health, and Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention.  He has adjunct appointments in Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health McGill University in Montreal and the Department of Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.


STAT2507 – Introduction to Statistical Modelling

STAT5901 – Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

NEUR 4001 – Neuroepidemiology

NEUR4002/5203 – Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

HLTH5700B – Principles of Epidemiology

HLTH3201A – Epidemiology

HLTH5500 – Collaborative Group Research Project

HLTH5400 – Interdisciplinary problems in health

HLTH 2100 – Health Research Methods and Skills

Contact information:


Office:   Health Sciences Building, Room 6307
Phone:   (613) 520-2600  extension 3359

Mailing address:

Department of Neuroscience
Carleton University
Health Sciences Building, Room 6307
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1S 5B6