Vice President, Prevention and Cancer Control
Cancer Care Ontario
Toronto, ON, Canada
Dr. Linda Rabeneck, a gastroenterologist, clinician scientist and health care executive, is Vice President, Prevention and Cancer Control at Cancer Care Ontario. She is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Senior Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto.
Dr. Rabeneck received her MD from the University of British Columbia (UBC), followed by post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at UBC and the University of Toronto. She received a Master’s degree in Public Health from Yale University, where she trained as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.
Dr. Rabeneck, whose scholarly work focuses on the evaluation of health care and health system performance, is best known for her research on colorectal cancer screening. She is the author of over 240 peer-reviewed publications. She played a leadership role in the launch of ColonCancerCheck in Ontario, Canada’s first organized, province-wide colorectal cancer screening program. Dr. Rabeneck currently serves as Chair, Colorectal Cancer Screening Committee of the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) and is an Associate Editor, Gastroenterology.
Dr. Rabeneck is a Master of the ACG, received the ACG’s Berk/Fise Clinical Achievement Award, and UBC’s Medical Alumni Association Wallace Wilson Leadership Award, and the AGA Clinical Practice Section's Research Mentor Award. In 2017, she was elected President of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS).
Tuesday, October 29
10:05 AM – 10:35 AM