Michael Sherar, PhD

President and CEO, Cancer Care Ontario

Dr. Michael Sherar is President and CEO of Cancer Care Ontario. He is also a professor of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto.

From 2006 to 2011, Sherar served as Cancer Care Ontario’s Vice-President of Planning and Regional Programs. In this role, he led the development of regional cancer programs and the Ontario Cancer Plan, including capital planning for cancer services across the province. He previously served as regional vice-president, cancer services, London for Cancer Care Ontario, and vice-president, London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP), London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC).

Sherar received a BA in physics from Oxford University and a PhD in medical biophysics from the University of Toronto. In 2001, he was selected as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 for achievements in leadership.