About Us



Leadership

Gregory Steinberg

PhD
Faculty
Medicine
Gregory Steinberg
Co-Director - Centre for Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes Research
Canada Research Chair in Metabolism and Obesity

905-525-9140 ext. 21691
gstein@mcmaster.ca


Katherine Morrison

MD, FRCPC
Faculty
Pediatrics
Katherine Morrison
Co-Director - Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research

905-525-9140 ext. 75702
kmorrison@mcmaster.ca


Hertzel Gerstein

MD, MSc, FRCPC
Faculty
Medicine, Division of Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Hertzel Gerstein
Professor
Senior Advisor - Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research & Director, Division of Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism

905-525-9140 ext. 73371
gerstein@mcmaster.ca


Members

Sonia Anand

MD, PhD
Faculty
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine; Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Sonia Anand
Professor
Director, Population Genomics Program

Dr. Anand is a professor of medicine and epidemiology as well as the director of the Population Genomics Program.

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Environmental and genetic determinants of vascular disease in populations of varying ancestral origin; women and cardiovascular disease.

905-525-9140 ext. 21523
anands@mcmaster.ca


Laura Anderson

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Laura Anderson
Assistant Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Population and public health; chronic disease prevention; child obesity; measurement; developmental origins of health and disease: women’s and children’s health; nutritional and life-course epidemiology

905-525-9140 ext. 21725
ln.anderson@mcmaster.ca


Richard C Austin

PhD
Faculty
Medicine
Richard Austin
Professor
Amgen Canada Research Chair in Nephrology

905-522-1155 ext. 35175
austinr@mcmaster.ca


Karen Bailey

MD, FRCSC, FACS
Faculty
Surgery
Karen Bailey
Associate Professor
Associate Member, Pediatrics

905-521-2100 ext. 75231
kbailey@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


Russell Brown

MD, FRCPC
Faculty
Anesthesia
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Assistant Professor

(905) 521-2100 ext. 46698
russell.brown@medportal.ca

Tony Chetty

MD, FRCPC
Faculty
Pathology & Molecular Medicine
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Associate Professor

905-522-1155 ext. 34366
chettyv@mcmaster.ca


Russell de Souza

ScD, RD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Russell de Souza
Assistant Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Nutrition and cardiovascular disease; methodological approaches to randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses; nutrition and early-life risk factors for chronic disease

905-525-9140 ext. 22109
desouzrj@mcmaster.ca


Martin Gibala

PhD
Faculty
Kinesiology
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Professor
Department Chair, Kinesiology, Faculty of Science

905-525-9140 ext. 23591
gibalam@mcmaster.ca


Thomas Hawke

PhD
Faculty
Pathology & Molecular Medicine
Thomas Hawke
Professor
Associate Member - Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences; Associate Member - Kinesiology

905-525-9140 ext. 22372
hawke@mcmaster.ca


Alison Holloway

PhD
Faculty
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Alison Holloway
Professor
Division of Reproductive Biology

905-525-9140 ext. 22130
hollow@mcmaster.ca


Eileen K. Hutton

PhD
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Eileen Hutton
Professor Emeritus
Centre Scientist, MMRC
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Maternal Child outcomes, intrapartum and early childhood exposures and development of the gut microbiome


huttone@mcmaster.ca


Waliul Khan

PhD, FRCPath (UK)
Faculty
Pathology & Molecular Medicine
Waliul Khan
Professor
Clinical Chemistry/Immunology - Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program; Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute - Division of Gastroenterology

905-525-9140 ext. 22846
khanwal@mcmaster.ca


Joan Krepinsky

BSc, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Faculty
Medicine
Krepinsky19
Professor
Division of Nephrology
RESEARCH INTERESTS: molecular mechanisms of fibrosis in diabetic and hypertensive kidney disease

905-525-9140 ext. 34991
krepinj@mcmaster.ca


Matthew Kwan

PhD
Faculty
Family Medicine
Matthew Kwan
Assistant Professor
Associate Member - Department of Kinesiology; Assistant Professor - Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine Niagara Regional Campus

905-525-9140 ext. 28412
kwanmy@mcmaster.ca


Vladimir Ljubicic

Phd
Faculty
Kinesiology
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Assistant Professor
Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Neuromuscular Plasticity in Health and Disease

905-525-9140 ext. 24517
ljubic@mcmaster.ca


Andrew McArthur

PhD
Faculty
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Andrew McArthur
Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 21663
mcarthua@mcmaster.ca


Sarah McDonald

MSc, MD, FRCSC
Faculty
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Sarah McDonald
Professor
Canada Research Chair in Maternal and Child Obesity Prevention and Intervention

905-525-9140 ext. 26622
mcdonals@mcmaster.ca


Natalia McInnes

MD, MSc, FRCPC
Faculty
Medicine
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Associate Professor
Endocrinology & Metabolism

905-521-2100 ext. 73794
natalia.mcinnes@mcmaster.ca


David Meyre

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

Dr Meyre is an internationally recognized expert in genetic epidemiology of metabolic diseases.

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Genetic epidemiology; identification of novel susceptibility genes using high-throughput sequencing / genotyping approaches in populations representative of the worldwide ethnic background; a better understanding of the physiological and molecular mechanisms underlying the development of metabolic diseases; the interactions between genes and specific environmental exposures; and the usefulness of genetic information in clinical applications (prevention and care)

905-525-9140 ext. 26802
meyred@mcmaster.ca


Paola Muti

Oncology
Paola Muti
Professor

289-244-5136
muti@mcmaster.ca


Michael Noseworthy

PhD
Faculty
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 23727
nosewor@mcmaster.ca


Joyce Obeid

PhD
Faculty
Pediatrics
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Assistant Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 73517
obeidj@mcmaster.ca


Nikhil Pai

MD, FAAP, FRCPC
Faculty
Pediatrics
Nikhil Pai
Assistant Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 75637
pain@mcmaster.ca


Guillaume Pare

MD, MSc
Pathology and Molecular Medicine & Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Guillaume Pare
Associate Professor
Director, Medical Biochemistry Postgraduate Education Program
RESEARCH INTERESTS: genetic and molecular epidemiology

905-525-9140 ext. 40356
pareg@mcmaster.ca


Stuart Phillips

PhD
Faculty
Kinesiology
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Professor
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Skeletal Muscle Health

905-525-9140 ext. 24465
phillis@mcmaster.ca


Marie Pigeyre

MD, PhD
Faculty
Medicine
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Assistant Professor
Investigator, Genetics, Population Health Research Institute


pigeyrem@mcmaster.ca


Zubin Punthakee

MD, FRCPC, ABIM
Faculty
Medicine
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Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 22823
punthz@mcmaster.ca


Sandeep Raha

PhD
Faculty
Pediatrics
Sandeep Raha
Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 76213
rahas@mcmaster.ca


Elyanne Ratcliffe

PhD
Faculty
Pediatrics
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Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 73455
ratcli@mcmaster.ca


Constantine Samaan

MD
Faculty
Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology
Constantine Samaan
Associate Professor

905-521-2100 ext. 73716
samaanc@mcmaster.ca


Jonathan Schertzer

PhD
Faculty
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Jonathan Schertzer
Associate Professor

Experimental and preclinical approaches to understand the link between the immune and metabolic systems

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Linking inflammation and bacterial sensors to obesity and metabolic diseases.; inflammatory basis of myopathies

905-525-9140 ext. 22254
schertze@mcmaster.ca


Diana Sherifali

RN, PhD, CDE
Faculty
Nursing
Diana Sherifali
Associate Professor
Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Diabetes Care and Research Program - Hamilton Health Sciences; Co-Director - McMaster Evidence Review and Synthesis Centre

905-525-9140 ext. 21435
dsherif@mcmaster.ca


Deborah Sloboda

PhD
Faculty
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Deb Sloboda
Professor
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Perinatal Programming
RESEARCH INTERESTS: - Perinatal programming - Reproduction - Metabolism

905-525-9140 ext. 22250
sloboda@mcmaster.ca


Jennifer Stearns

PhD
Faculty
Medicine
Jennifer Stearns
Assistant Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 26966
stearns@mcmaster.ca


Michael Surette

PhD
Faculty
Medicine
Michael Surette
Professor
Canada Research Chair in Interdisciplinary Microbiome Research

905-525-9140 ext. 21964
surette@mcmaster.ca


Mark Tarnopolsky

MD, PhD, FRCPC
Faculty
Pediatrics
Mark Tarnopolsky
Professor
Division Head, Neuromuscular and Neurometabolic Disease

905-525-9140 ext. 75226
tarnopol@mcmaster.ca


Jean-Éric Tarride

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Jean-Eric Tarride
Associate Professor
Director, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis
RESEARCH INTERESTS: methods for the economic evaluation of health technologies; treatment of uncertainty in health technology assessments

905-525-9140 ext. 37024
tarride@mcmaster.ca


Brian Timmons

PhD
Faculty
Pediatrics
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Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Child Health & Exercise Medicine

905-525-9140 ext. 77218
timmonbw@mcmaster.ca


Bernardo Trigatti

PhD
Faculty
Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences
Bernardo Trigatti
Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 40744
trigatt@mcmaster.ca


Theos Tsakiridis

Radiation Oncology
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Associate Professor

905-387-9495 ext. 63123
tsakirid@hhsc.ca


Gita Wahi

MD, FRCPC
Faculty
Pediatrics
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Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 73584
wahig@mcmaster.ca


Administration

Elizabeth Gunn

MSc
Staff
Pediatrics
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Clinical Research Coordinator

905-525-9140 ext. 28083
gunne@mcmaster.ca


James Lally

PhD
Staff
Medicine
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Pre-Clinical Research Coordinator


lallyjs@mcmaster.ca

Graeme Matheson

BSc
Staff
Medicine
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Business Manager

905-521-2100 ext. 76724
mathesgd@mcmaster.ca

Nora Roberge

Staff
Pediatrics
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Administrative Assistant

905-521-2100 ext. 75926
nroberge@mcmaster.ca