ARCHIVED - Dr. Alexander (Sandy) McEwan

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Backgrounder

Dr. Alexander McEwan is currently the Chair of the Department of Oncology at the University of Alberta and has been a member of the faculty since 1986. He is also the Medical Director of the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. In addition, he served as a special advisor to the Health Minister during the medical isotopes shortage in 2009.

Dr. McEwan received his medical training at the University of London. Over the last 25 years, he has become an international leader in the field of nuclear medicine and developed the largest radioisotope therapy program in Canada.

Dr. McEwan is a member of the Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, the European Association of Nuclear Medicine and the World Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Council. He is also the past president of the Board of Directors for the Society of Nuclear Medicine.

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Office of Canada’s Minister of
Natural Resources
613-996-2007

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