Terry Hawrish

Terry Hawrsyh

Terry Hawrysh is a cancer survivor and proponent for a healthcare system that delivers superior patient outcomes and experiences. Since his diagnosis, an interest clinical research had led to his involvement in cancer research programs as a patient partner and advisor. He currently collaborates with several key institutions, organizations, and authorities where he applies his lived experience and knowledge to help shape research to meet the unmet needs of cancer patients.

Terry currently serves as Vice Chair of the Ontario Institute of Cancer Research Patient Family Advisory Committee, where he supports patient engagement within their innovative translational research programs. He is also an appointed member of the CADTH pCODR Expert Review Committee and advises at the research and governance levels to the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Canada, BioCanRx, University of Toronto Centre for Sustainable Health Systems, Southlake Regional Hospital, Ontario Health and others. Terry has a Masters degree in engineering and a professional engineer designation.