Kristan Aronson, PhD

Kristan Aronson
  • Principal Investigator, CCE Division
  • Level 2, Room 236, Queen's Cancer Research Institute
  • Kingston, Ontario
  • K7L 3N6
  • Telephone: 613-533-6000 x78522
  • E-Mail:

Faculty Bio

  • Member, Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Cancer Research Institute, Queen's University

  • Professor, Public Health Sciences, Queen's University

  • Professor, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University


Dr Kristan Aronson contributes to trans-disciplinary research teams examining the relative contribution of environmental and genetic factors as causes of cancer. Kristan holds degrees from McGill University and the University of Toronto, she has also trained in Edinburgh and Heidelberg, and she was a post-doctoral fellow at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in France. Dr Aronson has held several research awards and visiting professorships, and she is the recipient of the Golden Jubilee Medallion of Queen Elizabeth II for volunteering.

Current Interests

  • Shift work, light at night, biomarkers, sleep quality, physical activity, and genetic variants as potential risk factors 


Dr. Aronson's publications are available on PubMed.

Last Modified: 2019-06-12