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Research Committee

Dr Robin Urquhart - Chair; Health Administration, Dalhousie University
Dr David Busolo - Faculty of Nursing, UNB Fredericton
Dr Amanda Caissie - Head (Interim), Department of Radiation Oncology; Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University
Dr Melanie Coombs - Biology, Acadia University
Dr Sheila Garland - Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Ms Heather Hogan - Patient Partner and Lung Cancer Advocate, New Brunswick
Dr Gerry Johnston - ex officio, BHCRI Scientific Director
Dr Ketan Kulkarni - Pediatric Hematology, IWK Health Centre
Dr Patrick Murphy - Biology, University of Prince Edward Island
Dr Darren O'Rielly - Genetics, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dr Marianne Stanford - Microbiology & Immunology, Dalhousie University
Dr Lori Weeks - School of Nursing, Dalhousie University

Research Committee meeting dates for 2021-2022 are as follows (subject to change without notice):

28 September 
26 October
23 November
14 December
25 January
15 February
29 March 
19-Apr
24 May
14 June
 

Training Committee

Dr Scott Grandy - Chair; Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University
Dr Sherri Christian - Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Ms Melissa Coombs - Community Member
Dr Jules Dore - BioMedical Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dr Wasundara Fernando - Postdoctoral Fellow Representative, Dalhousie University
Dr Daniel Gaston - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Nova Scotia Health
Dr Shashi Gujar - Pathology, Dalhousie University
Dr Gerry Johnston - ex officio, BHCRI Scientific Director
Mr Danick Martin - Graduate Student Representative, Universite de Moncton
Dr Alli Murugesan - Biology, University of New Brunswick-Saint John 
Dr Ravi Ramjeesingh - Medical Oncology, Nova Scotia Health
Dr Anthony Reiman - Medical Oncology, Horizon Health Network
Dr Marc Surette - Chemistry and Biochemistry, Universite de Moncton

Communications Committee

Dr Sara Kirk - Chair; Scientific Director, Healthy Populations Institute, Dalhousie University, Halifax
Dr Dharini Bharadwaj - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University
Ms Charmaine Gaudet - Communications Advisor; Director of External Relations, Genome Atlantic
Dr Gabriela Ilie - Endowed Soillse Research Scientist in Prostate Cancer Quality of Life; Research Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University
Dr Gerry Johnston - ex officio, BHCRI Scientific Director
Dr Stephen Lewis - Chair of the Management Advisory Council; Assistant Director, Atlantic Cancer Research Institute
Dr Victor D Martinez - Assistant Professor, Pathology, Dalhousie University
Ms Modeline Longjohn - Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Finance Committee
Dr Mark Berry - Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dr Gerry Johnston - ex officio, BHCRI Scientific Director
Dr Marc Surette - Chemistry and Biochemistry, Universite de Moncton
Ms Christina MacNeil - Architecture and Planning, Dalhousie University
Ms Carla Ross - Executive Director, BHCRI

Membership Committee

Dr Stephen Lewis - Chair; Assistant Director, Atlantic Cancer Research Institute
Dr Gerry Johnston - ex officio, BHCRI Scientific Director
Dr David Hoskin - Microbiology and Immunology/Pathology/Surgery, Dalhousie University
Dr Eshwar Kumar - Co-CEO, New Brunswick Cancer Network, Fredericton
Ms Carla Ross - Executive Director, BHCRI
Ms Heather Strong - St. John's, Newfoundland

Nominating Committee

Mr Daniel Tweel - Chair; Lawyer, Tweel Law, Charlottetown
Dr Michael Johnston - Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Mr Warren McKenzie - President and CEO, Redmond Group Inc.
Ms Erika Nicholson - Director, Screening and Early Detection, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

 

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