Clinical Trials: Everything you Need to Know

Speaker: Dr. Scott North
Original Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Join Dr. Scott North as he presents "Clinical Trials: Everything you Need to Know."
During this webinar, Dr. North discusses clinical trials and looking at:

  • Why we do clinical trials
  • How clinical trials run
  • Why do some clinical trials have placebos
  • What are some of the ethical aspects of clinical trials

Speaker – Dr. Scott North

Dr. North completed his medical training at the University of Ottawa in 1994.  He then moved to Edmonton and completed Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology training at the University of Alberta.  His interest in teaching led him to pursue a Masters in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago which he obtained in 2004.

Dr. North is presently the Director of Medical Oncology at the Cross Cancer Institute and a Professor in the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta.  His clinical practice is limited to genitourinary oncology only.

He is an active clinician, teacher and researcher.  He participates actively in clinical trials and has over 50 peer reviewed publications.


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