About Sickkids
About SickKids
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Paul Nathan , MD, MSc, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Director, Aftercare Program
Haematology/Oncology

Staff Oncologist
Haematology/Oncology

Research Institute
Senior Associate Scientist
Child Health Evaluative Sciences

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Paediatrics and Health Policy, Management & Evaluation


Fax: 416-813-5327
e-mail: paul.nathan@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Nathan joined the staff at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in 2004. He is a Clinician Investigator and the Director of the Aftercare program in the Division of Haematology/Oncology. 

Dr. Nathan received his medical degree from The University of Toronto in 1995. He then completed both a residency in paediatrics and a fellowship in paediatric haematology/oncology at SickKids. After completing a masters degree in Clinical Health Sciences (Health Research Methodology) at McMaster University in Hamilton, he spent a year in the Advanced Studies Program in Pediatric Oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Nathan’s clinical practice and research program is focused on survivors of childhood cancer. He is a member of the steering committees of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Survivorship and Outcomes Committee, the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS), and the St. Jude Consortium for Pediatric Interventional Research. 

Clinical Care Activities

  • Physician - Aftercare clinic in the Division of Haematology/Oncology
  • Physician - Solid tumour section of the Division of Haematology/Oncology

Research Interests

  • Long-term outcomes in survivors of childhood cancer and second cancers late effects
  • Health services utilization by adult survivors of childhood cancer

External Funding

  • Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)
  • Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
  • Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO)
  • Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute 
  • C17 Research Network

Achievements

  • 2010-2013 - Early Researcher Award (ERA), Ministry of Research and Innovation ($100,000)
  • 2010 - Study on "Cancer screening in adult survivors of childhood cancer”, chosen as one of the “Major research advances in cancer treatment, prevention and screening” in 2009 by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • 2008 - Study on "Risk based care in survivors of childhood cancer", chosen as one of the “Major research advances in cancer treatment, prevention and screening” in 2007 by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • 2003 - American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award

Publications

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