Dr. Barbera joined ICES in February 2005 as an adjunct scientist. She is a senior scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute, and an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto with a cross appointment to the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. She is a radiation oncologist at the Odette Cancer Centre and treats gynecologic cancers. Dr. Barbera received her MD from the University of Ottawa in 1995. She completed her radiation oncology specialty training at the University of Toronto in 2000 and then completed a two-year fellowship in the Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen's University Cancer Research Institute (formerly known as the Radiation Oncology Research Unit). Dr. Barbera also holds Masters in Public Administration from the School of Policy Studies at Queen's University.