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Linda Rabeneck
Linda Rabeneck, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Affiliate Scientist

Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario)
505 University Avenue
Toronto Ontario
M5G 1X3

Phone: 416-217-1254
Fax: 416-971-6888

Executive Assistant: Henry Hao


  • BSc., 1970, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • MD, 1974, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • FRCPC, 1979, internal medicine, Canada
  • FRCPC, 1983, gastroenterology, Canada
  • Master of public health (MPH), 1990, Yale University, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Senior Core Scientist, IC/ES
  • Affiliate scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
  • Professor, department of medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Vice-President, Prevention and Cancer Control, Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario)

Research Focus:

  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Health system performance
  • Health technology assessment
  • Health policy
  • Implementation science

Research Summary:

Dr. Rabeneck is a leader in health services research and evidence-based health policy. She played a leadership role in launching ColonCancerCheck, Canada’s first province-wide, organized colorectal cancer screening program. Dr. Rabeneck is the author of over 260 peer-reviewed publications and has made critical research findings that shaped our understanding of the quality and effectiveness of cancer screening.


  • Master of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), 2007
  • Global Chair, World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) Colorectal Cancer Screening Committee, 2013-20
  • ACG’s Berk/Fise Clinical Achievement Award, 2016
  • UBC’s Medical Alumni Association Wallace Wilson Leadership Award, 2016
  • President, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS), 2017-19
  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Clinical Practice Section Research Mentor Award, 2019
  • Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) Visiting Research Professor Award, 2020

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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