Carmela Pepe


Physician, Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospita
Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary Diseases, Departments of Medicine and Oncology, McGill University

Medical School

Laval University, Quebec City, QC


Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC


McGill University, Montreal, QC
Meakins-Christie laboratories, McGill University, Montreal, QC
Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Clinical Specialties

Asthma/COPD, Lung Cancer, Clinical Epidemiology

Research Interests

Lung cancer in the elderly including topics related to chemotherapy treatment, quality of life, and measurements of frailty and functional status.

Dr. Carmela Pepe joined the Pulmonary Division in July 2006 upon completion of her pulmonary and oncology fellowship training. She has recently begun collaborations with the Oncology and Geriatric Divisions to launch a monthly Oncology and Aging Seminar Series. In addition she is involved in a pilot study led by the Geriatric Division evaluating health and functional status, and outcomes of cancer treatment in older cancer patients. She is also completing a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology at McGillUniversity with a thesis project entitled “Chemotherapy in Elderly Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients: A Quebec Cancer Centre Experience”.

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