A steering committee of six researchers is responsible for the administration of the training program, monitoring its success, and shaping its course.
Cecilia Cotton, Chair
Associate Professor of Statistics, University of Waterloo
Research interests include the use of longitudinal data to solve problems in public health: inference for comparing survival across multiple dynamic treatment regimens based on observational longitudinal data, applications to epoetin dosing strategies for hemodialysis subjects with chronic kidney disease, and joint modeling of longitudinal and survival data in the context of causal inference.
Gregory Pond, Co-Chair
Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of Oncology, McMaster University
OICR Level II Investigator, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Research Scientist, Escarpment Cancer Research Institute
Research interests include the statistical methodologies and analysis of cancer clinical trials, with an aim to facilitate the translation of scientific discoveries into the clinic. Areas of interest include biostatistics, clinical trial methodology and statistical design.
Professor of Population and Medical Genomics, University of Toronto
OICR Senior Investigator, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Principal Investigator and Director of Genome Canada, Canadian Data Integration Centre
Research interests include identifying genetic determinants of blood disorders and cancers, genomic epidemiology of age related disorders in population cohorts, as well as organization and evolution of biological systems.
Senior Investigator, Canadian Cancer Trials Group
Research interests include national and international studies in melanoma, carcinoma of the breast, head and neck, and genitourinary system, issues relating to clinical trial design and conduct, as well as the challenges and opportunities in clinical trials involving developing nations.
Teresa Petrocelli (Observer)
Director, Scientific Secretariat, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research