Dr. Barry Bultz

Dr. Barry Bultz

Dr. Barry Bultz, O.C., A.O.E., Ph.D., R.Psych


Professor and Head, Division of Psychosocial Oncology,      
Daniel Family Leadership Chair in Psychosocial Oncology,  
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
2202 2nd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2S-3C1
Tel: (403) 355-3207
Fax: (403) 355-3206
Email: bdbultz@ucalgary.ca & barry.bultz@albertahealthservices.ca
Website: https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/people/barry-bultz

Barry D. Bultz, PhD, holds the Daniel Family Leadership Chair in Psychosocial Oncology and is Professor and Head, Division of Psychosocial Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. He is Director, Department of Psychosocial and Rehabilitation Oncology; Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary. Dr. Bultz is a co-founder and Past President of the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO). He served as an Invited Director of the Board of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society. From 2012 to 2014, Dr. Bultz served as President of the International Psycho-Oncology Society.

He advocates for the recognition of the impact of cancer-related distress (6th Vital Sign) on patient experience and has published and presents frequently on the importance of screening and management of distress. His work with cancer patients has seen him receive many awards, including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award, the Alberta Order of Excellence (A.O.E.) in 2016, and the Arthur Sutherland Award from the International Psycho-Oncology Society in 2016. In Feb. 2017, Dr. Bultz was named a Fellow of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society. In 2021, Dr. Bultz was appointed to the Order of Canada (O.C.), one of Canada’s civilian honors.