• Medical Physicist, Adjunct Professor Department of Physics and Yeates School of Graduate Studies Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

Claire McCann, Ph.D., MCCPM

Dr. Claire McCann graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A.Sc. in the Engineering program in the department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in 2000. She completed her Masters degree in 2002 with the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Engineering program, and her Ph.D. in 2007 with the Department of Medical Biophysics, both with the University of Toronto. Dr. McCann completed a medical physics residency program at Princess Margaret Hospital with the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto in 2009. She is currently a board certified staff physicist at the Odette Cancer Center, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center.

Dr. McCann has research interests in developing and optimizing minimally invasive ablative therapeutics, specifically in terms of device development and treatment planning and guidance platforms; as well as robust and adaptive planning for lung radiotherapy to mitigate the uncertainty associated with intrafraction breathing motion, in order to escalate tumour dose.