Sebastian Straube holds degrees in Medicine and Physiological Sciences from the University of Oxford where he also did his DPhil. After clinical work and research at the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, Dr. Straube joined the Institute of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine at the University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany. There he completed his Habilitation (German postdoctoral qualification) and his postgraduate medical training in the specialties of Occupational Medicine and Social Medicine. Dr. Straube was an Extraordinary Professor at the University of Göttingen until he took up his current post in the Division of Preventive Medicine of the University of Alberta's Department of Medicine in 2014. He was appointed as Division Director for Preventive Medicine in 2016 and promoted to Full Professor in 2019. Dr. Straube’s research interest is in evidence syntheses (systematic reviews and meta-analyses). He is also the Director of the Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine.