Associate Professor, Women’s College Hospital and Research Institute, University of Toronto

Dr Ophira Ginsburg, a Canadian national, is a medical oncologist with expertise in cancer epidemiology, prevention and screening, and a primary focus in women’s health equity and global cancer control. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada) and a Scientist at Women’s College Hospital and Research Institute. She has been an advisor to the National Institute for Cancer Control of Viet Nam, a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control in Developing Countries, and a member of the Union for International Cancer Control’s Global Task Force on Radiotherapy for Cancer Control. Over the past 12 years she has developed an innovative programme of population intervention research, education, and policy initiatives in cancer disparities and global cancer control, with projects in Bangladesh, Canada, United Republic of Tanzania, United States and Viet Nam.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor, Women’s College Hospital and Research Institute, University of Toronto