Faculty

Program Directors

Jaime Escallon, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Associate Professor,
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Toronto
Sunil Verma, MD, MSEd, FRCPC
Head and Professor,
Department of Oncology
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Calgary

Guest Faculty

Angel Arnaout, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, MBA’19
Regional Director of Breast Surgical Oncology and Oncoplastic Surgery
Surgical Oncologist – Breast
Associate Professor, University of Ottawa
Associate Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Fellowship Director, Breast Surgical Oncology and Oncoplastic Surgery

Jennifer R Bellon, MD
Department of Radiation Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard University

Muriel Brackstone, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Surgical Oncologist
Medical Director, London Breast Care Clinic
Associate Professor, Western University
London, Ontario

Nadia Califaretti, MD, FRCPC
Medical Oncologist, Grand River Regional Cancer Centre
Physician Lead, GRRCC Clinical Trials Department
Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) of Oncology
McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences

Stephen Chia, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine
Medical Oncology
British Columbia Cancer Agency
University of British Columbia
Co-chair CCTG Breast Disease Site

Erin Cordeiro, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Breast Surgical Oncologist, The Ottawa Hospital
Medical Director, Rose Ages Breast Health Centre
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa
Senior Clinician Investigator, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Karen A Gelmon, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer, Vancouver Cancer Centre
Chair, UBC/BCC Research Ethics Board

Renee M Hanrahan, MD, FRCSC
Oncologic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon
General Surgeon
Royal Victoria Regional Hospital and Simcoe Muskoka
Regional Cancer Centre, Barrie
Chief of General Surgery
Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie

John Hilton, MD, FRCPC
Medical Oncologist
Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa

Amanda Roberts, MD, MPH, FRCSC
Breast Surgical Oncologist, The Ottawa Hospital
Assistant professor, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Lawrence J. Solin, MD, FACR, FASTRO
Professor Emeritus
Department of Radiation Oncology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Christine Simmons, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Medical Oncologist,
British Columbia Cancer Agency,
Vancouver, BC

Antonio Toesca, MD
Breast Surgical Oncologist
Division of Breast Surgery
European Institute of Oncology Milan

Eric P. Winer, MD
SVP for Medical Affairs
Chief, Division of Breast Oncology
Thompson Chair in Breast Cancer Research
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Local Faculty

Eitan Amir, MB ChB, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Executive Director, DMOH Fellowship and Education Programs
Vice Chair, Oncology Research Ethics Board
Staff Medical Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Mala Bahl, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

John Bartlett, MD
Transformative Pathology
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
MaRS Centre
Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine &
Pathobiology, Faculty of Medicine
Univeristy of Toronto

Christine Brezden-Masley, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Medical Oncologist, St. Michael’s Hospital
Head, Division Hematology/Oncology, St. Michael’s Hospital
Co-Director, Hematology/Oncology Clinical Research Group
President, Canadian Cardio-Oncology Network
Founder, COMET Clinical Trials Consortium
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

David Cescon, MD
Cancer Clinical Research Unit (CCRU)
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Tulin Cil, MD, MEd, FRCSC
Assistant Professor,
Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

MJ DeCoteau
Rethink BreastCancer

Susan J. Done, MA(Cantab), MB, BChir, PhD, MBA, FRCPC, FCAP, FRCPath, FCCMG,
Director, Anatomical Pathology Residency Program
University of Toronto
Associate Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine
and Pathobiology and Medical Biophysics
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

David Flamer, MD, FRCPC
Staff, Department of Anesthesia & Pain Management
Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network
Associate Director, Wasser Pain Management Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital
UHN Cancer Pain Clinic, Princess Margaret Hospital
Chronic Pain Program, Women’s College Hospital

Ralph George, MD, FRCSC
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto

Pamela J. Goodwin, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Director, Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre
Marvelle Koffler Chair in Breast Research
Mount Sinai Hospital
oseph & Wolf Lebovic Health Complex
Professor of Medicine, Institute of Healthy Policy, Management and Evaluation
University of Toronto

Allison Grant, MD, FRCPC, ABR
Staff Radiologist, Breast Imaging, Joint Department of Medical Imaging
University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, Women’s College Hospital
Lecturer, Department of Medical Imaging
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Siba Haykal, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, University Health Network
Surgeon-Investigator, Latner Thoracic Surgery Laboratories
Affiliate Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Claire Holloway, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Katarzyna Jerzak, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Medical Oncologist, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Marianna Kapala, MD, FRCSC
General Surgeon, Trillium Health Partners
Medical Director, Queensway Breast Diagnostic Assessment Centre
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

James S. Khan, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Supriya Kulkarni, MD, DMRD, DNB, DABR
Regional Breast Imaging Lead Toronto Central Regional Cancer Program
Women’s and Breast Imaging Fellowship Supervisor
Staff Radiologist, Breast Imaging, Joint Department of Medical Imaging
University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, Women’s College Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Imaging
Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto

Wey Leong, MD, FRCSC
Cancer Clinical Research Unit (CCRU), Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Nicole J Look Hong, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Breast and Melanoma Oncology
Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

A. Nikoo Rajaee, MD, FRCSC, MHE (candidate)
Clinical Associate: Breast Surgical Oncology
Women’s College Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Eileen Rakovitch, MD, FRCPC
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Odette Cancer Centre
Staff Radiation Oncologist, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
Campbell Chair in Breast Cancer Research
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Shawna Rich-Ginsberg
Rethink Breast Cancer

Jeannie Richardson, MD, FRCSC
Lead, General Surgery, Trillium Health Partners
Mississauga Hospital and Queensway Health Centre
Division of General Surgery
Lecturer, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Carol Townsley, MD
Medical Director of After Cancer Treatment Transition Clinic
Womens College Hospital

Maureen Trudeau, MA, MD, FRCPC
Chair of the panCanadian Oncology Drug Review, Expert Review Committee
Professor, Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Ellen Warner, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP
Division of Medical Oncology,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre,
Professor, Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Jellena Wong, MD
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Frances Wright, MD, FRCSC
Temerty Chair in Breast Cancer Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Melinda Wu, MD, MScCH, CCFP
Associate Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Martin J. Yaffe, PhD, C.M., Hon. D.Sc.
Senior Scientist, Physical Sciences
Tory Family Chair in Cancer Research
Sunnybrook Research Institute
Co-Director, Imaging Research Program
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Professor, Departments Medical Biophysics and Medical Imaging
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Vesna Zic-Cote
Rethink Breast Cancer