Dr. Teresa Petrella

Dr. Petrella

Past Board Member
Dr. Teresa Petrella


Dr. Petrella has a BSc in Molecular Biology from the University of Western Ontario and completed her MD from Queen’s University.  Her Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology training was at McMaster University.  She subsequently completed a fellowship in Melanoma and Breast cancer at the Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre (TSRCC) along with a Masters in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University.  She was the recipient of a CIHR/CAMO award for her research in Vaccine therapy in combination with Interferon for melanoma patients.  Dr. Petrella joined the staff at TSRCC in 2002 and became the Head of the Melanoma Site Group.  She also Chairs the Provincial Melanoma Disease Site Group, Program in Evidence Based Care.

Her research interests are in melanoma and breast cancer and she has been active in both the design and implementation of clinical trials in these areas.