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Kelvin Chan

Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cancer Research Program

416-480-4928 Ext. 4928

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  • PhD, Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Health Administration, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Toronto
  • BSc, Biology, University of Toronto

Research Focus

  • Health technology assessment
  • Health services research
  • Statistics and research methods

Other Affiliations

  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, , University of Toronto
  • Co-Director, Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC)
  • Clinical Lead, Provincial Drug Reimbursement Program, Cancer Care Ontario
  • Associate Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Dr. Maurice McGregor Award

    2020: Presented to Dr. Kelvin Chan by CADTH. The award recognizes early career rising stars in health technology assessment.

  • Young Investigator Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Kelvin Chan by the Division of Medical Oncology, University of Toronto

  • Peters Boyd Academy Preclerkship Teaching Award

    2015: Awarded to Dr. Kelvin Chan for his teaching work with the Peters-Boyd Academy.

Recent ICES Publications

Assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department use for patients undergoing cancer-directed surgeries

Eskander A, Li Q, Yu J, Hallet J, Coburn N, Dare A, Chan KKW, Singh S, Parmar A, Earle CC, Lapointe-Shaw L, Krzyzanowska MK, Hanna TP, Finelli A, Louie AV, Look-Hong N, Irish JC, Witterick I, Mahar A, Urbach DR, Enepekides D, Sutradhar R; on behalf of the Pandemic—Ontario Collaborative in Cancer Research (POCCR). Curr Oncol. 2022; 29(3):1877-89. Epub 2022 Mar 10. DOI:

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