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Linda Rabeneck
Linda Rabeneck, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Affiliate Scientist

Cancer Care Ontario
620 University Avenue, 16th floor
Toronto Ontario
M5G 2L7

Phone: 416-971-9800
Fax: 416-971-6888

Executive Assistant: Wendy Kakaletris
Phone:
416-971-9800 ext. 3869
Email:
wendy.kakaletris@cancercare.on.ca

Education:

  • B.Sc., 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, 1990, Yale University, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Affiliate scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Odette Cancer Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • 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, Cancer Care Ontario

Research Focus:

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

Research Summary:

Dr. Rabeneck's major research interest is colorectal cancer screening. She conducts studies of the quality and effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening. Her group has completed studies of the miss-rate of colonoscopy for colorectal cancer, the serious complications of colonoscopy, and the effectiveness of flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy in usual clinical practice.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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