Bill Hryniuk, MD, FRCPC


Director of Medical Research

Dr. Bill Hryniuk's prestigious career has been one of administrative leadership and innovation, including serving as a Director of the Hamilton Regional Cancer Care Centre and the University of California's San Diego Cancer Center. The Breast Screening program he initiated for the Hamilton Centre is now the model for such programs across the country, and the Cancer Information Service, now serves the entire Province of Ontario.

Dr. Hryniuk has conducted over a dozen peer-funded research projects, the results of which have established some of the key principles of effective cancer treatments worldwide. For the last fifteen years, Dr. Hryniuk has been actively engaged in and published the results of randomized clinical research trials aimed at improving the quality of life and reducing risk of recurrence in cancer patients and cancer survivors. He is past Chair of the Board of the Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada (CACC).

Dr. Hryniuk has taught as a professor of medicine at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, McMaster University in Hamilton, UCSD in San Diego, and Wayne State University in Detroit. His clinical care and research interest in breast cancer has earned him the title of one of "The Best Doctors in America" by his peers. He was recently cited by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge as one of the "Outstanding Investigators of the 21st Century". Dr. Hryniuk received his MD at the University of Manitoba, and his post graduate training at Washington University (Internal Medicine and Haematology), and Yale University (Pharmacology).