Canadian Cancer Trials Group Bulletins
Joseph L. Pater, MD, FRCP(C)
Past Director
A graduate of Georgetown University, Dr. Pater received his MD from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed specialty training in hematology/oncology. He holds an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from McMaster University.

Dr. Pater was Director of the NCIC Clinical Trials Group from 1980 to 2007, where he took an active part in the development, execution and analysis of over 100 cooperative cancer trials. After retiring from Canadian Cancer Trials Group, Dr. Pater completed a three-year term at Cancer Care Ontario as the Vice-President of Clinical and Translational Research.

Dr. Pater is an Emeritus Professor at Queen's University, where he held the Edith Eisenhauer Chair in Clinical Cancer Research from 2000 to 2007. He has served on numerous research advisory bodies and selection committees in Ontario, in Canada and internationally, particularly in the United Kingdom.

In 2006, Dr. Pater received the R.M. Taylor Award for outstanding contributions to the cancer field. In 2007, he received the Golden Jubilee Award from the National Cancer Institute of Canada for outstanding contributions to clinical cancer research.

Dr. Pater is currently the chair of the Portfolio Committee and Member of the Steering Committee for the Canadian Clinical Trials Network and a member of the Adult Treatment Board of PDQ.
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