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Dr. Girish Kulkarni is a urologic surgeon in the Department of Surgery at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network where he serves as Head of the Division of Surgical Oncology. He is also a surgeon-scientist who is affiliated with the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. At the University of Toronto, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, as well as in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Education (IHPME) and is also a Senior Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. Dr. Kulkarni’s primary research interests revolve around the epidemiology of genitourinary malignancies, particularly prostate and bladder cancer. His investigations are dedicated towards the understanding of population-level quality of care from urologic malignancies, quality of life and the health economics associated with urologic malignancies, as well as determining the efficacy of clinical evaluation and treatment towards prostate and bladder cancer. He currently holds grant funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Bladder Cancer Canada and the Canadian Urologic Oncology Group.  He is Vice Chair of the Medical Research Board of Bladder Cancer Canada, serves as the Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program Director for the University of Toronto and is the Genitourinary Cancers Lead at Cancer Care Ontario (Ontario Health).