Kristan Aronson

Member, OCRC Scientific Advisory Committee

Dr. Kristan Aronson is a Professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario in the Department of Public Health Sciences, and in the School of Environmental Studies, and is also a member of the Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology at the Cancer Research Institute. Dr. Aronson has held senior scientific and administrative positions and career and research awards, and is also the recipient of the Golden Jubilee Medallion of Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of her volunteer peer review activities.

Dr. Aronson completed her undergraduate and Master’s degrees at McGill University. After additional training in Heidelberg and at the University of Edinburgh, she obtained a PhD in epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Toronto, followed by a post-doctoral award at the International Agency for Research in Cancer in Lyon, France.

At Queen’s University since 1995, Dr Aronson works with collaborators around the globe to examine the relative contribution of environmental, occupational and genetic factors in the etiology of cancer through trans-disciplinary studies.