The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Winson Y. Cheung as a co-Program Lead in our Health Systems, Services, and Policy (HSSP) research program. Dr. Cheung will join Drs. Lisa Barbera and Craig Earle to oversee this core program as of January 16th, 2017. Dr. Cheung is a medical oncologist who is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Oncology at the University of Calgary where he is the Provincial Director of Health Services Research for Cancer Control Alberta. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia where he continues to advise on the academic and research curriculums of medical undergraduate programs across Canada.
Dr. Cheung’s primary research interest is health services and outcomes research. His projects focus on understanding the interplay of various patient, physician, and system level factors that drive practice patterns in the real world setting and learning how processes can be modified to better inform care. The overarching goal of his work is to ensure that cancer care is appropriately accessed and delivered to patients. His own research and those of his trainees appear frequently in high impact scientific journals. To date, he has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Cheung to the ARCC core team!
Dr. Stuart Peacock & Dr. Kelvin Chan