Patricia Brooks HBSc, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C), Diplomate ABOMP
Meet Dr. Brooks
Dr. Brooks obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2013, where she studied signalling pathways in osteoblasts and won National and International Awards in recognition of her research. Dr. Brooks completed her dental specialty training in both Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology at the University of Toronto, where she is currently a PhD Candidate investigating the formation of multinucleated giant cells in the setting of pathological lesions. Prior to her clinical training, Patricia completed a Master of Science degree in 2009 looking at the recruitment of osteoclasts at the University of Toronto, as well as an Honours degree in Chemistry with a thesis in Organic Synthesis at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2007.
Dr. Brooks is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and Member of both the Canadian Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Oral Medicine (CAOMPOM) and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP). She maintains Specialty and General Dentistry licenses with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (ABOMP). She is also a Board Examiner for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
Dr. Brooks currently lectures and instructs for Undergraduate Dentistry courses at the University of Toronto in Histology, General Pathology, as well as Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine. She also works as Consultant Staff in the Dental Oncology Department for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto.
In her spare time, Patricia loves to bake and read, as well as enjoys yoga and cycling.