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Juanita Crook

Juanita Crook MD, FRCPC

Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Dr. Crook did her medical training at the University of Toronto, Residency in Radiation Oncology at the Princess Margaret Hospital and is currently a Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of British Columbia. She is a staff Radiation Oncologist at the Center for the Southern Interior in Kelowna BC where she has developed image-guided HDR gynecologic brachytherapy, US-planned HDR prostate brachytherapy, HDR interstitial and surface mold penile brachytherapy and permanent seed brachytherapy for breast cancer. Previously a Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto/University Health Network and Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa, she has particular interest in intermittent androgen suppression, post radiation prostate biopsies and prostate and penile brachytherapy. She has written 24 book chapters, over 200 journal articles and is a frequent speaker at international meetings, in English, French and Spanish. She was Scientific Chair of the 2007 American Brachytherapy Society meeting and frequently teaches and co-chairs the ABS Prostate Brachytherapy School. She is former president of the Board of the American Brachytherapy Society, recipient of the Thom Shanahan Distinguished Brachytherapy Educator Award and the ABS 2017 Henschke Award.