Speaker Profiles

Rick Adachi

MD, FRCPC Internal Medicine, FRCPC Rheumatology
Department of Medicine
Rick Adachi
Professor

Chris Allen

MA, BM, BCh, FRCPC, FRCP
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Chris Allen
Associate clinical professor

Ellen Amster

PhD
Department of Family Medicine and History
Ellen Amster
Associate Professor

Sonia Anand

MD, PhD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine; Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Sonia Anand
Professor

Dawn Bowdish

PhD
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster Immunology Research Centre
Dawn Bowdish
Professor

John Chenery

Ontario Lung Association
Communications manager

Paula Chidwick

PhD (philosophy), University of Guelph
Director of research and corporate ethics at William Osler Health System; Adjunct assistant professor at Queen's University School of Nursing

Gerard Cox

MD, MB, FRCPCI, FRCPC
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Gerard Cox
Professor

Mark Crowther

MD, MSc, FRCPC
Division of Hematology & Thromboembolism, Department of Medicine
Mark Crowther
Professor and chair

Russell de Souza

ScD, RD
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Russell de Souza
Assistant Professor

Myrna B. Dolovich

B.Eng., P.Eng
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Myrna Dolovich
Professor (part-time)

John Eikelboom

MBBS, MSc, FRCPC
John Eikelboom
Professor, Division of Hematology & Thromboembolism, Department of Medicine

Julie Emili

MD, MSc
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Assistant Professor (Part-time)

Azim Gangji

MSc, Pharm, FRCPC, FACP
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine
Dr. Azim Gangji
Associate professor

Jack Gauldie

PhD, FRSC, DSc
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster Immunology Research Centre
Jack Gauldie
Professor

Sarah Glen

MA
Hamilton Community Foundation
Sarah Glen
Manager of community initiatives

Gordon Guyatt

MD
Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Gordon Guyatt
Distinguished Professor

Steve Gyorffy

PhD (medical sciences), postdoctoral fellowship (Harvard Medical School)
Boehringer Ingelheim
Steve Gyorffy
Director of specialty care medicine overseeing oncology and fibrotic diseases

Nathan Hambly

MD
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Nathan Hambly
Assistant Professor

Andrew Healey

MD, FRCPC (Critical Care Medicine), FRCPC (Emergency Medicine), Registered Diagnostic Medical and Cardiac Sonography (ARDMS)
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine
Andrew Healey
Associate Clinical Professor

Todd Hoare

PhD (Chemical Engineering), Post-Doctoral Fellow (Langer Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Todd Hoare
Associate Professor

Mark Inman

BSc, MSc, PhD, MD
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Mark Inman
Professor

Martin Kolb

MD, PhD
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Martin Kolb
Professor

Brian Lichty

PhD
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster Immunology Research Centre
Brian Lichty
Associate Professor

Mark Loeb

MD, MSc
Departments of Medicine, Pathology and Molecular Medicine and Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Mark Loeb
Professor

Peter J Margetts

BSc, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Nephrology
Peter Margetts
Professor, Medicine

Andrew Mente

PhD
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Andrew Mente
Associate Professor

David Meyre

PhD
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
David Meyre
Associate Professor

Matthew Miller

PhD
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster Immunology Research Centre
Matthew Miller
Associate Professor

Parameswaran Nair

MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPC
Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology
Paramsweran Nair
Professor

Paul O'Byrne

MB, FRCPI, FRCPC, FRCPE, FRCP(Glasg), FAPC, FCCP, FERS, FRSC
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Paul O'Byrne
Dean and Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences

Alexandra Papaioannou

BScN, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), FACP
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Alexandra Papaioannou
Professor

Christopher Patterson

MD, FRCPC, FACP, FRCP (Glasg.)
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Christopher Patterson
Professor Emeritus

Jeffrey Pernica

MD, FRCPC
Department of Pediatrics
Jeffrey Pernica
Professor Emeritus

Kenneth L. Rosenthal

PhD
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster Immunology Research Centre
Ken Rosenthal
Professor

Zena Samaan

MBCHB, DMMD, MSC, MRCPSYCH, PHD
Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Zena Samaan
Associate Professor

Katrin Scheinemann

MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics
Katrin Scheinemann
Associate professor

Jonathan Schertzer

PhD
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Jonathan Schertzer
Associate Professor

Margaret Secord

Bachelor of Education, Masters in Applied School Psychology
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences
Margaret Secord
Inquiry Coordinator

Karun Singh

PhD
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
karun singh
Associate Professor

Sheila Singh

PhD
Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery
Sheila Singh
Assistant Professor

Fiona Smaill

MBChB, FRCPC
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Division of Molecular Medicine
Fiona Smaill
Professor

Peter Szatmari

MD, MSC, FRCPC
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences; Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact & Medicine
Peter Szatmari
Professor Emeritus

David Taylor

PhD
ALS Society of Canada
David Taylor
Vice-president, research

Chantal Van Raay

BA
Office of Dean and Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences
Manager, Strategic Communications

Theodore Witek, Jr.

MBA, PhD, MPH, BSc
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Theodore Witek
Professor (Adjunct)