Caribbean Centre for Health Systems Research and Development

"Better Health Systems...Healthier Lives."



Professor Donald T. Simeon, PhD, CStat
Professor Donald Simeon is Director, Caribbean Centre for Health Systems Research and Development and Professor of Biostatistics and Public Health at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, The UWI, St. Augustine.

He is a Chartered Statistician as well as a Fellow and Council Member of the Royal Statistical Society, UK. He is also a Registered Public Health Nutritionist (Trinidad and Tobago and UK). He is a member of the Global Steering Group of the WHO Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet), Chair of the Caribbean Regional Hub of the Planetary Health Alliance as well as Chair or member of various Research Ethics Committees.

Professor Simeon’s professional interests include public health, biostatistics, nutrition, research and data ethics, health policy and systems research, and planetary health. He has published over 75 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals with over 4,200 citations, in addition to chapters in books/encyclopedia and other professional reports. He has also delivered over 80 presentations at scientific and professional meetings throughout the Americas, Africa and Europe, and was listed among the top 2% most impactful researchers (career-long) in the Stanford University Reports. His h-index is 34 and he has received over 7.8 million USD in academic grants.


Jamelia Anthony
Administrative Assistant


Shelly-Ann Hunte
Research Fellow

Kershelle Barker
Junior Fellow, Evidence Synthesis



Alissa Moore
Research Assistant


Michael Pierre
Research Assistant






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