MD, MSc, FRCCS(C)
Associate Professor, McMaster University Department of Oncology
Professor, McMaster University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Laurie Elit is a surgeon who specializes in gynecological cancer and has been on staff at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre since 1998. She also has considerable experience and expertise working in international health and spent time working and teaching in a Mongolian obstetrical hospital, as well as conducting research on a form of ovarian cancer unique to one particular tribe.
Currently, Dr. Elit’s research focuses on identifying the best ways to prevent, diagnose, assess and treat cancers of the female reproductive system. She appreciates diversity and is looking forward to the synergy that will come from bringing individuals with multiple skill sets together in the Health Services Research team.