Cancer Care Ontario
Dr. Linda Rabeneck is Vice President, Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario. She is Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Senior Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) in Toronto.
Dr. Rabeneck is a gastroenterologist and clinician scientist. Dr. Rabeneck received her medical degree from the University of British Columbia. She completed post-graduate training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto, respectively. She received her Master’s degree in Public Health from Yale University, where she trained as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.
In her current role on the executive team at Cancer Care Ontario, Dr. Rabeneck is responsible for cancer prevention and screening in Ontario. Dr. Rabeneck played a leadership role in launching ColonCancerCheck in Ontario, Canada’s first organized, province-wide colorectal cancer screening program. Dr. Rabeneck leads an active research program focusing on the quality and effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening, and has published extensively on the topic. Dr. Rabeneck currently serves as Chair of the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) Colorectal Cancer Screening Committee, which meets regularly in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific region to facilitate sharing of new knowledge and best practices in colorectal cancer screening around the world.