Catherine Poh

Dr. Catherine Poh is a professor in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a senior scientist at BC Cancer. She is one of two provincial oral maxillofacial pathologists; the provincial oral medicine practice leader at BC Cancer and the Oral Dysplasia Clinics at Vancouver General Hospital; and an active staff member of the Oral Oncology Department (BC Cancer).

Dr. Poh and her team are leading initiatives on bringing transformative oral cancer screening, diagnostic, and management to Canadian patients. Her primary research focus involves application of molecular and imaging tools for community screening, early detection, and management of cancerous and precancerous oral lesions. Her investigations also involve the impact of oral cancer screening in medically underserved communities.

For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Poh, please see ResearchGate.