Terry Hawrysh

Patient Advocate and volunteer, Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Canada

Terry Hawrysh is a cancer survivor and advocate for a healthcare system that consistently delivers superior patient outcomes. Trained as a professional engineer, he also dedicates himself to health care initiatives that incorporate and find relevance in the views of patients with lived experience. Terry is a patient advocate and volunteer with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Canada and has contributed as a patient partner / advisor to a wide range of programs funded by government authorities, research institutions and charitable organizations. Recently, he has been active as a patient partner in the development of an innovative early phase CAR-T clinical trial program centered at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.