Dr. Winson Cheung
Dr. Winson Y. Cheung, MD, MPH, is a senior medical oncologist and real-world data scientist with over 15 years of cancer research experience. He is currently a Full Professor in the Departments of Oncology, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary where he is also the Provincial Director and Chair of the Health Services Research and Real-World Evidence (RWE) Generation Program at Cancer Care Alberta. Dr. Cheung’s main research interest is health outcomes research and RWE generation across all cancer types, including solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. He has cultivated strong and effective partnerships with public and private sectors. In addition to being the Principal Director of the Glans-Look Lung Cancer Research Program, he is the Principal Director of the Oncology Outcomes (O2) Program that focuses on enriching data sources and leveraging new technologies to facilitate “fit-for-purpose” cancer RWE generation. Dr. Cheung’s track record in the RWE space includes invitations to over 100 presentations, more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, and the receipt of more than $10 million in competitive grant funding. He acts as the chief sounding board for projects using cancer data and serves as the preferred point of first contact for oncology RWE queries in Alberta.