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Kristan Aronson PhD
 Kristan Aronson
Principal Investigator, CCE Division
Contact Info
613-533-6000 x78522

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.