Researcher biography

Jason D. Pole is a Professor in the Centre for Health Services Research (CHSR) within the Faculty of Medicine. Relocating from Toronto, Canada in early 2020, Jason is building a program of research that utilizes clinical and surveillance data linked with administrative data to answer health questions in several areas.

Jason has a background in epidemiology and health services research with an emphasis in the use of administrative data and complex survey instruments.

Currently, Jason has research interests in the areas of health care utilization among childhood cancer survivors, the effects of childhood cancer treatment specifically on the development of second cancers and education achievement and has interests in the financial impact of a childhood cancer diagnosis on the family and the long-term financial health of the survivor. More recently, Jason has developed an interest in adolescent and young adult oncology (AYA) survivors and the specific long-term needs of this unique cancer population.

Jason also maintains appointments as an Associate Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and an Adjunct Scientist with the Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute and an Adjunct Senior Scientist with ICES, Toronto.