Christopher Booth MD FRCPC is a Medical Oncologist and Health Services Researcher at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. He is a Professor of Oncology and Public Health Sciences and holds the Canada Research Chair in Population Cancer Care. Dr. Booth is the Director of the Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology at Queen’s Cancer Research Institute. In his clinical practice he provides care to patients with gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Booth’s research program explores access, quality, and value of cancer care in Canada and globally. He is an Advisor to the National Cancer Grid of India, an Honorary Consultant at Pallium India, and an Expert Advisor to the World Health Organization (cancer medicines). Dr. Booth has published over 350 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has served as research supervisor for >30 trainees. In 2022 he received the Exceptional Healer Award at Kingston Health Sciences Centre for embodying compassion, respect, and clinical excellence. He was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2022. Together with colleagues from around the world he launched the Common Sense Oncology initiative in 2023.
Updated: September 2023