Lua R. Eiriksson completed her medical degree at Dalhousie University and Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Alberta. She completed a 3-year fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Toronto (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Odette/Sunnybrook Cancer Centre), and obtained a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health. She has been a Gynecologic Oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University since 2013.
Current research interests include cervical cancer prevention and health advocacy, universal screening for Lynch Syndrome in patients with endometrial and epithelial ovarian cancer, the use of risk of malignancy scoring in patients with suspected ovarian cancer, occupational exposures and ovarian cancer risk, quality indicators in clinical practice, and centre-specific patient outcomes by disease site and treatment received. She is involved with the MD program as a Student Advisor, tutor, lecturer, mentor for simulation training, and clinical mentor, and with the Obstetrics & Gynecology program as an Ombudsmen, a member of the Obstetrics & Gynecology Surgical Curriculum Committee, OSCE supervisor, lecturer, clinical mentor, and research project supervisor. She is also a member of the New Patient Referral Project Quality Improvement Working Group at the Juravinski Cancer Centre.
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