served on the Boards of CPAC, MSFHR, and Genome BC. He is
an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the University of British
Columbia and an Associate Scientist with the Michael Smith
Genome Sciences Centre at the BC Cancer Agency.
Dr Sutcliffe was awarded the Queen Elizabeth 50th Jubilee
Gold Medal in 2003, and the Terry Fox Award of the BC Medical
Association in 2009 for his lifetime services to cancer control.
Kavita Sarwal, PhD recently completed her PhD in Global
Health and continues working on developing international
collaborations in cancer control while pursuing health system
redesign projects with the health authority in British Columbia.
Her career path has taken her from a Director in International
Relations to Consultant Health Systems Planning and Strategic
Catherine Sutcliffe is an Assistant Scientist in the Department of
Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Health. She has a master's degree and PhD in epidemiology and
her research focuses on increasing access to effective
interventions to prevent and treat childhood illnesses in low
Jon F Kerner, PhD is Senior Scientific Lead for Population Health
and Knowledge Management at the Canadian Partnership
Against Cancer. He joined the organization in 2008, after 20
years as a peer-reviewed and funded cancer control researcher
and eight years as a research deputy division director at the
NCI/NIH in the United States.
Dr Edward Trapido, ScD, FACE is Associate Dean for Research at
the Louisiana State University School of Public Health in New
Orleans, USA and Professor and Wendell Gauthier Chair of
Cancer Epidemiology. He has been been working in Cancer
Prevention and Control for nearly 30 years.
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