Peter Craighead

Peter Craighead, MD ChB, FRCP(C)


Professor Emeritus

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Oncology


Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

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Office: 403.521.3701

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Martina Walsh




Dr. Craighead is a retired Radiation Oncologist and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Oncology at the University of Calgary. From 1997 to 2015, Peter worked in a number of leadership positions in Calgary including Head of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Centre Director, and Academic Head of Oncology at the Cumming School of Medicine. He has also been in national leadership with the South African Society of Radiotherapists; Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologists; and was Chair of the Canadian Cervix Cancer working group between 1998 and 2013.


  • Distinction, 2013
  • Research award, LaRoche Hoffman. 2013
  • Distinction, 2007