Date: Monday, October 28th, 2020 at 2:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM PDT
This webinar has been made possible through sponsorship from Knight Therapeutics
Dr. Sonal Gandhi
Dr. Sonal Gandhi is a medical oncologist at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto as a Clinician in Quality and Innovation. She is the Medical Oncology Quality Lead at Sunnybrook, and she has a Masters in Health Technology Assessment. She treats breast cancer and melanoma. Her academic focus is largely on quality improvement in cancer systemic therapy, and health services research in locally advanced breast cancer. She has a particular expertise in oral drug therapies, immunotherapy, toxicity management, and novel models of cancer care.
Dr. Angel ArnaoutDr. Angel Arnaout is a Breast Surgical Oncologist at the Ottawa Hospital, Professor of Surgery at the University of Ottawa and Scientist and Tier II Research Chair at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. As the Regional Director Breast and Quality Lead of the Champlain LHIN Ottawa Region, she oversees the quality of breast cancer care for 13 regional hospitals. Dr. Arnaout is a pioneer of oncoplastic breast surgery in Canada, as a Co-Director of the Oncoplastic Partnership Workshops and Program Director of the Canadian National Oncoplastic Fellowship. She is also a member of the Cancer Care Ontario Breast Cancer Advisory Board, a recipient of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada Enid Johnson MacLeod Award, Cancer Care Ontario Human Touch Award and Order of Ottawa for her dedication to breast care and women’s health in Canada.
Dr. Anil Abraham Joy
Dr. Anil Abraham Joy is a Professor in the Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta and a staff staff medical oncologist at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, Alberta. In addition to his other appointments, he has previously served as Chair for the Northern Alberta Breast Cancer Program and the Provincial Chair for the Alberta Breast Cancer Program. He currently serves as a member of the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) Expert Review Committee (pERC) and Research Chair, Northern Alberta Breast Cancer Program. His primary oncologic clinical and research areas of interest include breast and thoracic malignancies. He has interest in medical education, Phase II/III clinical and translational research in breast and thoracic malignancies, cardio-oncology-exercise research, clinical guideline development, and global oncology/regional disparity issues.
Dr. Olexiy Aseyev
Dr. Olexiy Aseyev is a Medical Oncologist at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre and an Assistant Professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Dr. Sharon Nofech-Mozes obtained her medical degree from Tel Aviv University in Israel where she was trained in Anatomic Pathology. She then completed 3 year
fellowship in breast and gynecologic pathology at the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr. Nofech-Mozes is an Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. She works as a staff pathologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre since 2007, where she led the breast pathology team until 2018. Sunnybrook Sciences Health Centre tests over 3000 biomarkers cases annually and is a reference lab for the Provincial External Quality Assurance Program for HER2 testing in breast cancer. Her academic interest is in the area of prognostic and predictive markers in breast cancer.
Alia Thawer is the oral anticancer medication pharmacist lead at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Center. She led the development and implementation of the institution’s Oral Anticancer Medication, which is a provincially recognized program. She hopes to combine established methods of continuous quality improvement to daily clinical care in oncology pharmacy to improve to enhance the reach of clinical pharmacy services offered, improve proactive toxicity assessment and eliminate care silos.
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