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Clinical Council

The Clinical Council recommends clinical policies for the cancer system in Ontario. Council members include provincial leaders from each area of clinical care and cancer control, as well as some members from the Executive Team.

Clinical Council Members


  • Robin McLeod, Co-Chair, VP, Clinical Programs & Quality Initiatives
  • Linda Rabeneck, Co- Chair, VP Prevention & Cancer Control

Executive Team:

  • Garth Matheson, VP, Planning & Regional Programs
  • Michael Sherar, President & CEO

Provincial Program Heads/Clinical Leads:

  • Aaron Pollett, Provincial Head, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Catherine Dubé, Clinical Lead, ColonCancerCheck Program
  • Claire Holloway, Clinical Lead, Disease Pathway Management and Diagnostic Assessment
  • Denise Marshall, Provincial Head, Palliative Care
  • Derek Muradali, Radiologist-in-Chief, Ontario Breast Screening Program
  • Gail Darling, Ontario Lung Cancer Lead, Provincial Lead High Risk Lung Cancer
  • Joanne MacPhail, Patient and Family Advisory Council, Co-Chair
  • Jonathan Irish, Provincial Head, Surgical Oncology and Models of Care
  • Jonathan Sussman, Chair, Survivorship Advisory Committee
  • Julian Dobranowski, Provincial Head, Cancer Imaging
  • K. Joan Murphy, Clinical Lead, Ontario Cervical Screening Program
  • Leonard Kaizer, Provincial Head, Systemic Treatment
  • Lisa Barbera, Clinical Lead, Patient Reported Outcomes
  • Mark Katz, Provincial Head of Psychosocial Oncology
  • Nicole Mittmann, Chief Research Officer
  • Nancy Baxter, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Lead
  • Padraig Warde, Provincial Head, Radiation Treatment
  • Provincial Head, Oncology Nursing (TBD)
  • Simron Singh, Clinical Lead, Person-Centred Care
  • Subash Bhandari, Patient and Family Advisory Council delegate
  • Suzanne Strasberg, Provincial Lead, Primary Care
  • Tamara Harth, Provincial Head of Patient Education

Clinical Program Directors:

  • Angelika Gollnow, Palliative Care, Survivorship & Primary Care Engagement
  • Craig Earle, Health Services Research Program
  • Elaine Meertens, Diagnosis & Treatment Program
  • Gillian Bromfield, Director, Cancer Screening
  • Jillian Ross, Cancer System Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Lesley Moody, Person Centred Care
  • Melissa Brouwers, Program in Evidence-based Care
  • Rebecca Anas, Cancer Quality Council of Ontario and Clinical Council Secretariat
  • Steve Carroll, Director, Operations, Cancer Screening

Contact: Cecilia Tellis, 416-971-9800, ext. 3307

Last modified: Thu, Dec 17, 2015
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