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Planning Committee


Arani Sathiyapalan, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Medical Oncologist

Chair, Lung Disease Site Team

Division of Medical Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Centre

Hamilton, ON

John Agzarian, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Associate Professor, Program Director

Director of Surgeon Scientist Program

Director of Surgical Clerkship Program

Eldar Priel, MD

Subspecialist Affiliate in Respirology
Respiratory Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology
Assistant Professor, Division of Respirology, McMaster University
Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Center
St. Joseph Healthcare Hamilton, Firestone Institute of Respiratory Health
Hamilton, ON


Anand Swaminath, MD, FRCP(C)

Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University

Scientist, Escarpment Cancer Research Institute

OARO Clinician Scientist and Radiation Oncologist, Juravinski Cancer Centre


Peter M. Ellis, MBBS, Mmed, PhD, FRACP, FRCP(C)

Professor Department of Oncology and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

McMaster University

Juravinski Cancer Centre

Hamilton, ON


Anthony Brade, MDCM, PhD, FRCPC

Trillium Health Partners

Regional Lead – Radiation Oncology

Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Toronto, ON


Ronald Burkes, MD, FRCPC 

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Medical Oncologist

Mount Sinai Hospital/ PMH/ UHN

Toronto, ON

Conrad B. Falkson, MBChB, FCRad(Onc)(SA), FRCPC

Head Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology,

Head, Radiation Treatment Program, Kingston General Hospital/Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario

and Regional Radiation Clinical Lead, Southeast LHIN

Academic Radiation Oncologist and Associate Professor

Queen’s University

Kingston, Ontario


Swati Kulkarni, MBBS, FRCPC            

Assistant Professor, Western University

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Medical Oncologist, Windsor Regional Cancer Program

Adjunct Professor, Windsor University

Windsor, ON

Cheryl Reid, RN, CON(c)

Lung Disease Site Team Co-Chair

Juravinski Cancer Centre

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation

Hamilton, ON

Andrew Robinson, MBiot, MD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor

Co-Director - Oncology Clinical Trials

Associate Member - Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology

Medical Oncologist, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Department of Oncology

Queen’s University

Kingston, ON


Yee C. Ung, MD, FRCPC

Department of Radiation Oncology

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Odette Cancer Centre

Toronto, ON

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