Staff

Samantha Applewhaite

Staff
McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory
Samantha Applewhaite
Administrative Assistant

Samantha supports the MERIT scientists, assistant dean, and program coordinator.

905-525-9140 ext. 23114
merit@mcmaster.ca

Betty Howey

Staff
McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory
Betty Howey
Research Assistant

Betty specializes in experimental design, computer programming (LiveCode), and survey development (LimeSurvey).


howeyb@mcmaster.ca

Mark Lee

Staff
McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory
Mark Lee
Research Assistant

Mark supports the MERIT scientists on various projects. He is also the system administrator for the IPPT progress testing platform.

905-525-9140 ext. 27241
leemc3@mcmaster.ca

Anita Riddell

Staff
McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory
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Program Coordinator

Anita manages the administrative components of the program, as well the education component of MacFacts and the FHS CV management system.

905-525-9140 ext. 22859
riddella@mcmaster.ca

Dana Russell

Staff
McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory
Dana Russell
Research Assistant

Dana engages in research in areas in trainee selection, professionalism, and transfer of accountability (handover) with Dr. Kelly Dore. Dana also supports the Masters of Science in Health Science Education.

905-525-9140 ext. 21653
russed4@mcmaster.ca

Mary Lou Schmuck

Staff
McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory
Marylou Schmuck
Research Assistant

Mary Lou collaborates with undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty to define and implement their statistical research methodology and analysis.

905-525-9140 ext. 22732
schmuck@mcmaster.ca

Members

Bojana Babic

MD
Department of Pediatrics
Bojana Babic
Associate Clinical Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


babicb@mcmaster.ca


Ereny Bassilious

MD, FRCPC, FAAP
Faculty
Department of Pediatrics
Ereny Bassilious
Associate Professor
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism; Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

905-521-2100 ext. 75702
wedged@mcmaster.ca


Amanda Bell

MD
Department of Family Medicine
Amanda Bell
Associate Clinical Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


bellam@mcmaster.ca

Kat Butler

MSc
Kat Butler
MD Student
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


kat.butler@medportal.ca

Kyla Caners

MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Kyla Caners
Assistant Clinical Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


kyla.caners@medportal.ca

Alice Cavanagh

MA
Alice Cavanagh
MD/PhD Student
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


Alexander Chorley

MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Alexander Chorley
Assistant Clinical Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


alexander.chorley@medportal.ca

Michelle Howard

PhD
Department of Family Medicine
Michelle Howard
Associate Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


mhoward@mcmaster.ca


Shawn Mondoux

MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Mondoux Shawn
Assistant Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


Quang Ngo

MD
Department of Pediatrics
Quang Ngo
Assistant Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


qngo@mcmaster.ca

Dilshan Pieris

BHSc
Dilshan Pieris
MSc Student
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


pierisdi@mcmaster.ca

Jason Profetto

MD
Department of Family Medicine
Jason Profetto
Assistant Clinical Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


jason@profetto.ca

Inge Schabort

MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Inge Schabort
Assistant Professor
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


ischabo@mcmaster.ca

Marco Zaccagnini

BSc
Marco Zaccagnini
MSc Student
Member, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


zaccagnm@mcmaster.ca

Scholars

Ellen Amster

PhD
Department of Family Medicine and History
Ellen Amster
Associate Professor
Scholar, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Middle East studies and Islam; history of biomedicine in global context; maternal and infant health in Morocco; gender violence in the Middle East and North Africa; consequences of interaction between French and Islamic medical philosophies and approaches

905-525-9140 ext. 20006
amstere@mcmaster.ca


Leslie Martin

MD
Department of Medicine
Leslie Martin
Assistant Professor
Scholar, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


leslie.martin@medportal.ca


Mohammad Zubairi

MD
Department of Pediatrics
Mohammad Zubairi
Assistant Professor
Scholar, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program


zubairm@mcmaster.ca


Scientists

Teresa Chan

MD, MHPED
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Teresa Chan
Assistant Professor
Adjunct Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Health Research Methods; Simulation-Based Education

905-525-9140 ext. 73136
teresa.chan@medportal.ca


Kelly Dore

PhD
Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Kelly Dore
Associate Professor
Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Assessment; Program Evaluation; Validity; Selection; Cognitive Psychology; Professionalism

905-525-9140 ext. 22956
dore@mcmaster.ca


Lawrence Grierson

PhD
Department of Family Medicine
Lawrence Grierson
Associate Professor
Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Health Research Methods; Simulation-Based Education

905-525-9140 ext. 22738
griersle@mcmaster.ca


Sandra Monteiro

PhD
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Sandra Monteiro
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Research - Centre for Simulation Based Learning; Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program
RESEARCH INTERESTS: cognition of learning, psychometrics, clinical reasoning

905-525-9140 ext. 22614
monteisd@mcmaster.ca


Geoffrey Norman

PhD
Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Greg Norman
Professor Emeritus
Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Research Methods; Educational Psychology

905-525-9140 ext. 22119
norman@mcmaster.ca


Jonathan Sherbino

MD, MEd
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Jonathan Sherbino
Associate Professor
Assistant Dean, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Clinical Reasoning; Medical Education

905-525-9140 ext. 23114
sherbino@mcmaster.ca


Matthew Sibbald

MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Matthew Sibbald
Assistant Professor
Director, Centre for Simulation-Based Learning, Cardiology Residency Program Director; Adjunct Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: interventional cardiology, intravascular imaging and hemodynamic studies

905-527-4322 ext. 44477
sibbaldm@hhsc.ca


Ranil Sonnadara

MSc, PhD
Department of Surgery
Ranil Sonnadara
Associate Professor
Director, Education Science; Adjunct Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Feedback; Competency-Based Education; Acquisition of Motor Skills

905-525-9140 ext. 24156
rhpcs.admin@rhpcs.mcmaster.ca


Meredith Vanstone

PhD
Department of Family Medicine
Meredith Vanstone
Assistant Professor
Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Qualitative Methods; Education Policy; Health Policy; Health Professions Education

905-525-9140 ext. 22113
meredith.vanstone@mcmaster.ca