Dr. Sonya Cressman is a health economist at BC Cancer and an assistant professor at Simon Fraser University. She works with patients and community advisors to make cancer control more efficient. Dr. Cressman believes that building community partnerships can help prevent cancer and make early detection programs easier to access. She is a member of international research consortia and working groups in the area of lung cancer screening and has received national awards for her research from the Canadian Cancer Society. Her research has supported the rapid adoption of genomic technologies at BC Cancer and the province’s new lung cancer screening program. She holds a PhD from UBC and an MBA from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.
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