Clinical Studies Resource Centre Member Division of Clinical Decision-making & Health Care Toronto General Research Institute
Keywords: clinical epidemiology, clinical trials in genitourinary cancer and urology, superficial bladder cancer, germ cell tumour testis, renal cancer, technology assessment, clinical informatics
Dr. Michael Jewett is a Professor of Surgery (Urology) at the University of Toronto, a member of the Department of Surgical Oncology of Princess Margaret Hospital and a clinician investigator at the University Health Network.
Dr. Jewett was the Chairman of the Division of Urology at the University of Toronto and Head of Urology at the University Health Network which incorporates the Princess Margaret Hospital from 1991 to 2002. He remains an active staff member of each, holds a number of administrative positions and conducts his research in both institutions.
Jewett received his MD from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and did his residency in urology at the University of Toronto under Dr. Charles Robson. He did further postgraduate training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City in Uro-Oncology and Immunology before returning to the University of Toronto. He has done further training in clinical epidemiology at McMaster University.
He is known for his contributions in the fields of testis cancer, bladder cancer and kidney cancer in particular as well as technology assessment and clinical informatics and holds research funding from peer review agencies. He is President-elect of the Canadian Urology Association .