Spratlin is an assistant professor at the Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She graduated with her MD degree in 2001 with Honours in Research at the University of Alberta. She then completed her Internal Medicine and subsequent Medical Oncology training at the University of Alberta (2004) and Cross Cancer Institute (2006), respectively, and is certified in Canada by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both specialties
. She spent two years under the mentorship of Dr.
S. Gail Eckhardt at the University of Colorado at Denver gaining specialized training in developmental therapeutics/investigations new drugs (IND)/phase I clinical trials, gastrointestinal malignancies, and translational research. In 2008, she returned to the Cross Cancer Institute where she is currently a member of both the gastrointestinal tumour group and the IND team. She is lead
in the Alberta provincial IND mandate.
Phase I and II clinical trials