Christopher J.D. Wallis is a Urology Resident at the University of Toronto. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of British Columbia and his Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Epidemiology & Health Care Research from the Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on leveraging a variety of epidemiologic techniques to understand and improve care for patients with urologic conditions, particularly prostate cancer.
His work has been funded by peer-reviewed grants from the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR), the Canadian Urological Association Scholarship Foundation (CUASF), the Physicians’ Services Incorporation (PSI) Foundation, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, and the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Funds (OSOTF).
He has been recognized with awards from the American Urological Association (AUA), the Society of Urologic Oncology, the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI), the AUA Northeast Section, the University of Toronto Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation (IHPME), the University of Toronto Postgraduate Medical Education, the University of Toronto Division of Urology, and the University of British Columbia Department of Surgery.
He has over 60 publications in high-impact journals including The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), The BMJ, JAMA Oncology, JAMA Internal Medicine, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, The Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) and European Urology. He is a consulting editor at European Urology and an invited editorialist at major journals including The BMJ, European Urology, Journal of Urology, and Nature Reviews Urology and acts as a peer reviewer for The BMJ, European Urology, Journal of Urology, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice, and Urologic Oncology, among many others.