Dr. Peter Kavsak is a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is also a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Academy, and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. He provides service as a Clinical Chemist within the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and is primarily based at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre with special clinical and academic focus and interests in the cardiac and cancer related laboratory tests. Previously, he was Editor-in-Chief for Clinical Biochemistry (2012-2017) and currently is an Editorial Board member on several different scientific journals, most notably Clinical Chemistry, Canadian Journal of Cardiology, and Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. He has over 200 publications, with approximately 70% in the cardiac field. He is currently a member (2nd term) on the IFCC Committee on Clinical Applications of Cardiac Bio-Markers (C-CB).