Dr. Robin Urquhart, Scientific Director of Atlantic PATH, is the co-chair of the Scientific Program Committee at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference.
Dr. Urquhart is an Associate Professor and Canadian Cancer Society Endowed Chair in Population Cancer Research in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, with cross-appointments in the Department of Surgery and Division of Medical Education at Dalhousie University. She is a Senior Scientist with the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and an Affiliate Scientist at Nova Scotia Health.
Dr. Urquhart’s research interests include access to and quality of cancer care, patient and family outcomes and experiences, and how to more effectively move research evidence into clinical practice and healthcare policy.
During the conference, Dr. Urquhart can be found:
- At the Opening Remarks (Sunday, November 12 at 9:00 am AST)
- Chairing a session on the Crises Affecting Healthcare (Monday, November 13, at 11:40 am AST)
- At the Patient Engagement Workshop (Monday, November 13, at 4:40 pm AST)
- Chairing a session on environment and cancer with Patient Partner Dr. Don Desserud (Tuesday, November 14, at 11:40 am AST).