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Craig Earle

Senior Core Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cancer Research Program



Contact Craig Earle


  • Research Fellowship, Outcomes and Policy Research, Harvard Medical School
  • MSc, Epidemiology, University of Ottawa
  • MD, University of Ottawa
  • BSc, Biochemistry, University of Ottawa

Research Focus

  • Health services research
  • Cancer

Other Affiliations

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Vice-president, Cancer Control, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Director, Health Services Research, Cancer Care Ontario and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
  • Medical Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Associate (Restricted) Graduate Faculty Member, Pharmateutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) Investigator Award

    2013-2018: Awarded to Dr. Craig Earle. The program provides stable recruitment and retention funding for principal investigators in Ontario, further strengthening the province’s cancer research capacity.

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: