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Riaz Alvi MSc Director - Department of Epidemiology & Clinical Lecturer Population Health Quality and Research, Oncology


Riaz is the Director of Epidemiology and Performance Measurement at the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency. As well, he is an Adjunct Faculty Member with the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Graduate Studies, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology.  He is also the founding Scientific Director of Saskatchewan PATH, a provincial partner of CanPath (the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health)

A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, Riaz has been with the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency for over 20 years, leading the Epidemiology and Performance Measurement team for over half of that time. His portfolio includes cancer surveillance, program evaluation, analytics, and performance measurement across the spectrum of cancer control. His interests include: health services research, patient reported outcomes, health equity, Real World Evidence, cancer prevention and early detection, and cancer in Indigenous populations.