Area of interest: Surgical Oncology: Colorectal and breast cancer, melanoma and sarcoma (soft-tissue tumours)
Biography: Raised in Sarnia, Ontario. Undergraduate in Chemical Engineering UWO 1983. MD from Toronto 1990. General Surgical training at the University of Calgary completed 1996. Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia and a MSc in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University. I worked 10 years as a surgical oncologist at the University of Manitoba. My research activities are largely in health services research related to cancer.