Scott Emerson is an epidemiologist based in Vancouver, Canada with over 10 years experience in analytic and research roles. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed scientific journal: the International Journal of Population Data Science (IJPDS).

Currently he is the Senior Epidemiologist within the Epidemiology and Population Program of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Providence Health Care, based at St Paul's Hospital (Vancouver, Canada). In this role he supports capacity-building, educational, and quality assurance initiatives - providing guidance to scientists, students, and technical team members on research and operational needs related to administrative record linkages. 

He is also a consultant with the University of British Columbia (UBC) where he provides scientific writing and analytic support for pediatric health research leveraging population-based record linkages in British Columbia, Canada. 

Scott completed an MSc in epidemiology from the UBC's School of Population and Public Health.  He has authored/co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed journal article publications and  40+ conference presentations, including live workshops, oral talks, and poster presentations. His work has received over 900 citations as per GoogleScholar. Research topics have included healthcare service use, algorithm validation, hospitalization trends, neighbourhood influences, survey data validity, and educational trajectories.