Dr. Siemens obtained his medical degree from Queen’s University in 1992 and, following five years of postgraduate training at Queen’s, he completed a fellowship in oncology at the University of Iowa. He returned to Queen’s as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology in 2000 and he was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and granted tenure in 2006. In 2011, he was promoted to the rank of Professor. Dr. Siemens is cross-appointed to the Departments of Oncology and Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and participates in many national and international professional organizations and advocacy groups. Dr. Siemens has received research grants from the Canadian Urological Association Scholarship Fund, Prostate Cancer Canada, American Urological Association, USDOD CDMRP, NSERC and CIHR. Dr. Siemens has served, and continues to serve, on numerous Departmental, Faculty, Hospital and specialty committees. He has recently been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Urological Association Journal and is committed to advancement of the scholarly and academic aspects of his profession.