Fredrick (Fred) D. Ashbury

PhD (York University)
BA (Hons)

Professional Interest

clinical effectiveness, technology assessment / drug utilization, performance measurement / program evaluation, health services delivery, knowledge transfer, primary care, workplace / rehabilitation, public and population health, cancer prevention and screening


My work focuses on chronic disease prevention and control to influence policy development, program design, evaluation, and research.  My foci include tobacco control, secondary cancer prevention, point-of-care intervention research and supportive care in oncology.

Other Affiliations

  • Principal Consultant and Co-Founder, Intelligent Improvement Consultants, Inc.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Professor, Illawarra Medical Health Research Institute, University of Wollongong, NSW Australia
  • Adjunct Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto