Susan F. DentBSc, MD, FRCP(C)
Dr. Dent is a Medical Oncologist at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She obtained her MD at McMaster University and completed her postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She continued her training in Medical Oncology in Ottawa, followed by a fellowship year in Clinical Research with the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group. Presently, Dr. Dent is Vice Chair of the Patient Quality & Safety Committee, is a member of Cancer Care Ontario Breast Disease Site Group Practice Guidelines Committee, IND working group for the Breast Cancer Disease Site Committee of the National Cancer Institute for Canada Clinical Trials Group and Grant Review Panel for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Canadian Institute of Health Research. She is the founder of the Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network, an organization dedicated to improving our understanding of how cancer treatments impact cardiovascular health with the ultimate goal of preventing cardiotoxicity. Her areas of interest include breast cancer treatment toxicities and cardiotoxicity.