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Associate Professor | Statistician

University of Calgary

3280 Hosptital Drive NW

Calgary, AB T2N 4Z6

Tel: 403-210-8586

Email: ttsajobi@ucalgary.ca

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  • Hotchkiss Brain Institute

  • O'Brien Institute for Public Health

  • Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta


Professional Membership

  • Statistical Society of Canada

  • International Society for Quality of Life

  • Society for Clinical Trials

  • International Society for Clinical Biostatistics

Courses Taught at UCalgary

  • MDSC 407: Statistics & Research Design for Health Sciences

  • MDCH 612: Models for Repeated Measures Studies and Time-to-Events Studies

Dr Tolulope Sajobi, PhD
Associate Professor| Statistician

Dr Tolulope Sajobi is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics with a joint appointment in the Departments of Community Health Sciences and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary. He holds a Bachelors (First Class Honors) in Statistics from Obafemi Awolowo University (Nigeria), a Masters degree in Mathematical Statistics from University of Windsor, and a doctorate in Biostatistics from University of Saskatchewan. He is also adjunct associate professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and University of Lethbridge Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Sajobi is the Director of the Person-Centered Methods & Analytics  (PCMA) lab through which he leads a methodological research program with application in three areas of clinical research, namely:  1) measurement and analysis of behavioral and patient-reported outcomes; 2) classification and prediction methodologies for prognostic research and clinical decision support tools, and 3) design and analysis of randomized clinical trials. His research has found applications in several disease domain areas include neuroepidemiology, neurology, cardiology, and orthopedics. Dr Sajobi’s program has been supported by research grants from the University of Calgary, MSI Foundation, Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, National Science & Engineering Research Council, and Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

As a biostatistician, Dr Sajobi provides statistical leadership on a variety of national and international clinical and population health research projects. He has more than 120 peer reviewed publications, given over 200 conference presentations, has held internal UCalgary and external research funds worth approximately $1.3million as a principal investigator and is co-investigator/stats lead on several national/international funded projects

Dr. Sajobi teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in research design and statistics, and advanced biostatistics. He is the biostatistics specialization chair in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. A recipient of several academic and community awards, Dr Sajobi was voted by Avenue Magazine as one of Calgary Top 40 under 40 in 2018.


2012      PhD Biostatistics, University of Saskatchewan

              Thesis: Descriptive discriminant analysis for multivariate repeated measures design.  

               Supervised by Professor Lisa M. Lix

2008     MSc Statistics, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

              Thesis: Fibonacci Numbers and Markov Chain Transition Matrices

              Supervised by Professor Myron Hlynka

2004.      BSc (First Class Honors) Statistics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria


Academic Appointments

2018 - Present   Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

2016 - Present   Adjunct Associate Professor,, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Canada

2013 - Present     Associate Professor, Cumming School of Medicine

                             University of Calgary,  Canada