Adjunct Faculty

Orvill Adams, MA, BA
Director, Orvill Adams & Associates

Research Interests: Canadian and International Health Policy and Primary Health Care

orvill@orvilladams.com


*Carol Amaratunga, PhD
Dean, Office of Applied Research
Justice Institute of British Columbia

Research Interests: Population Health and Community Resilience, Intercultural Research on Gender Violence, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine

camaratunga@jibc.ca


Joseph Emmanuel Amuah, MSc, PhD
Senior Researcher, Health System Performance Branch
Canadian Institute for Health Information

Research Interests: Statistical and Epidemiological Methods in Health Research, Large Administrative Databases

jamuah@cihi.ca


Sonia Anand, BA, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Hamilton General Hosptial
Director, Vascular Medicine Clinic, Hamilton Health Services

Research Interests: Cardiovascular Research, Women's Health Research

anands@mcmaster.ca


*Neil Andersson, MD, MPhil, MSc, MRCS LRCP
Executive Director
Community Information and Epidemiological Technologies (CIET)
Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa

Research Interests: Aboriginal Health and International Health Development


neil@ciet.org



Mohammed T. Ansari , MBBS, MMedSc, MPhil
Associate Investigator, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)
Lead Clinical Methodologist, Knowledge Synthesis Group, CEP, OHRI

Research Interests: Risk of bias assessment for causal inference and critical appraisal of clinical studies; Grading the quality of, or confidence in, estimates of effects; Refining questions and developing conceptual models for comparative effectiveness reviews; Updating signal detection for systematic review out-datedness

moansari@ohri.ca


*Tye Arbuckle, MSc, PhD
Senior Epidemiologist & Research Scientist
Population Studies Division
Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch
Health Canada

Research Interests: Measuring Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, and their Effect on Male and Female Reproductive Health


tye.arbuckle@hc-sc.gc.ca


Chris Archibald
, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC
Director, Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada

Research Interests: Epidemiology and Surveillance of HIV/AIDs and related Infectious Diseases


chris_archibald@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Garry Aslanyan, DMD, MPH, PhD, FRCD(C)
Portfolio Policy Manager, WHO/UNICEF/World Bank/UNDP Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
Geneva, Switzerland

Research Interests: International Health
, Health Policy and Health Systems, Public Health

gaslanya@hotmail.com


*Richard T. Burnett, MSc, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, Biostatistics Division, Environmental Health Directorate
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Biostatistics, Air Pollution, Risk Assessment


rick_burnett@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Maureen Carew, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Public Health Physician, Directorate Force Health Protection, DGHS
Department of National Defence

Research Interests: Evidence-Based Policies, Clinical Preventive Health Services


Carew.MT@forces.gc.ca


*Bernard Choi, MSc, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Epidemiologic and Biostatistical Methods, Public Health Surveillance, Occupational Epidemiology


bernard.choi@phac-aspc.gc.ca


*Tammy Clifford, PhD, MSc, BSc

Vice President, HTA Directorate
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, Survey Methods
, Pediatrics, HTA

tammyc@cadth.ca


Jean-Pierre Courteau, MD, MSc, CSPQ, FRCPC
Public Health and Preventive Medicine Specialist
Département de santé publique de l'Outaouais

Research Interests:


jean-pierre_courteau@ssss.gouv.qc.ca


Robert Cushman, MD, MSc, MBA, CCFP, FRCPC
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) for the Champlain region

Research Interests: Injury Prevention


robert.cushman@lhins.on.ca


Nick Drager, MD, PhD

Honorary Professor, Global Health Policy
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Research Interests: Global Health Diplomacy/Governance, Foreign Policy, International Trade and Health including Intellectual Propery and Health


dragern@gmail.com


*Phillip Duclos, MSc, PhD

Medical Officer and Project Leader, Immunization Safety Priority Project
Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals
World Health Organization

Research Interests: Immunization, Epidemiology and Assessment, Surveillance and Immunization Safety


duclosp@who.int


Edward Ellis, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Manager, Tuberculosis Prevention and Control
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis


edward_ellis@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Abebe Engdasaw, MPH

Multicultural Health Coordinator
City of Ottawa Health Department

Research Interests: Multicultural Health


abebe.engdasaw@ottawa.ca


George Fodor, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAHA

Head of Research, Minto Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Cardiovascular Epidemiology


gfodor@ottawaheart.ca



Dara Spatz Friedman, PhD, MPH
Epidemiologist, Evidence, Preparedness and Information Division
Ottawa Public Health

Research Interests: Communicable Disease Surveillance and Epidemiology

dara.friedman@ottawa.ca


Sarah Gorber, PhD, MA, BAH

Scientific Advisor, Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Public Health Agency of Canada

sarah.connorgorber@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Jamie Hockin, MD, MSc
Director, Professional Development, Office of Public Health Practice
Public Health Agency of Canada

jhockin@uottawa.ca


Tanya Horsley
, PhD
Education Research Scientist, Centre for Learning in Practice
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons

Research Interests: Systematic reviews and associated methodological research, education research (within the contexts of lifelong learning, continuing medical education and continuing professional development)


thorsley@rcpsc.edu


Stephen Hotz, PhD, C. Psych.

Consultant

Research Interests: Health Psychology, Determinants of Health Behaviour


sbhotz@uottawa.ca


Donald Husereau , BSc Pharm, MSc

Research Interests:
Effective health services based on sound scientific evidence and equitable health policy

don.husereau@gmail.com


Gayatri Jayaraman, MPH, PhD

Head, Surveillance and Epidemiology, Community Aquired Infections Division
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests:


Gayatri_Jayaraman@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Helen Johansen, PhD

Retired; formerly Senior Analyst, Health Analysis Division with Statistics Canada

Research Interests: Record Linkage, Health Information and Surveys


Helen.Johansen@gmail.com


*Ken Johnson, PhD, BA

Research Scientist, Evidence and Risk Assessment Divison
Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Cancer Epidemiology


Ken_LCDC_johnson@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Anifa Kalay, PhD, MD
Research Coordinator-Researcher, Montfort Hospital Research Institute

Reseach Interests: Health Promotion, Epidemiology, Chronic Diseases and Disabilities, International Health, Health Inequities, Minority Health and Child Health

anifakalay@gmail.com


Mark Kaplan, DrPH, MPH, MSW, BA

Professor, School of Community Health,
Portland State Univesity

kaplanm@pdx.edu


*Dafna Kohen, BA(Hons.), MS, MPhil, PhD

Senior Research Analyst, Health Analysis and Measurement Group
Statistics Canada

Research Interests: Poverty and Child Health and Analysis of Survey Data


dafna.Kohen@statcan.ca


Karen Lee, BA, MA
Director, Health Economics
Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health (CADTH)

Research Interests: Health Economics


karenl@cadth.ca


Marcus Lem, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Director, Health Protection
First Nations & Inuit Health, British Columbia Region
Health Canada

Research Interests: Epidemiology, Community Health


Marcus_lem@hc-sc.gc.ca


Isra Levy, MB BCh, MSc, FRCPC, FACPM

Medical Officer of Health
Ottawa Public Health

Research Interests: Cancer and Public Health


Isra.Levy@ottawa.ca



Joan Lindsay, PhD, BA
Epidemiologist Consultant

Research Interests:
Epidemiology of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia, disease prevention, population health

jlindsay@uottawa.ca


*Shiliang Liu, PhD, MD, MSc
Senior Research Scientist, Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division, Centre for Health Promotion
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Reproductive, perinatal epidemiology, and maternal and child health


Shiliang_Liu@phac-aspc.gc.ca


*Yang Mao, MSc, PhD
Director, Environment Risk Assessment and Disease Surveillance Division, Cancer Bureau
Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Cancer Epidemiology, Epidemiologic Methods


yang_mao@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Bette Meek, PhD, MSc, BSc
Associate Director, Chemical Risk Assessment
McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment
University of Ottawa

Research Interests: Interpretation of Epidemiological or other Human Data in Chemical Risk Assessment


bmeek@uottawa.ca


Sharmila Mhatre, PhD, MSc, BSc
Senior Program Specialist
Governance, Equity and Health - Globalization, Growth and Poverty
International Development Research Centre

Research Interests: International Health


smhatre@idrc.ca


Samy Mohanna, MD, CSPQ, FRCPC

Occupational Medicine Consultant

Research Interests: Occupational Health, Community Health Services


ssmohanna@rogers.com


*Howard Morrison, PhD, MSc
Senior Science Advisor, Centre for Chronic Disease
Prevention and Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Howard_morrison@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Aboubakar Mounchili, PhD, MSc, DVM
Senior Epidemiologist
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Public Health, Healthcare-associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance


aboubakar.mounchili@phac-aspc.gc.ca


*C. Ineke Neutel, BSc, MSc, PhD, FACE, FISPE, MA

Consultant in Pharmacoepidemiology / Epidemiology Research

Research Interests: Pharmacoepidemiology, esp. psychotropic drugs, Chronic Disease, Ethics


cneutel@uottawa.ca


Edward Ng, PhD

Senior Analyst, Health Analysis Division
Statistics Canada

Research Interests:
Immigrant Health, Health Services Research, Health Inequalities 

edward.ng@statcan.gc.ca


Howard Njoo , MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Director General, Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Public Health, Risk Assessment, Risk Management for the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis


howard_njoo@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Sheila O'Brien, PhD, RN

Director, National Epidemiology and Surveillance
Canadian Blood Services

Research Interests: Transmissible Disease Surveillance of the Blood System
Blood Utilization Research and Epidemiological Aspects of Donor Research


sheila.o'brien@blood.ca


Linda Panaro, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC
Public Health Medical Advisor
Correctional Service Canada

Research Interests: Communicable Disease Epidemiology, Public Health


panaroli@csc-scc.gc.ca


Dana Paquette, PhD, MSc, BA

Senior Research Analyst, Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests:
Epidemiology of HIV and Hepatitis C, Behavioural Surveillance and Sampling Methods for Reaching Hidden Populations

dana.paquette@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Carolyn Pim , MD, FRCPC
Associate Medical Officer of Health
Ottawa Public Health

Research Interests:


carolyn.pim@ottawa.ca


Rosemarie Ramsingh, MD, FRCPC
Porcupine Health Clinic

Research Interests:


rosemarie.ramsingh@porcupinehu.on.ca


Maura Ricketts, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

Director, Office for Public Health
Canadian Medical Association

Research Interests: Health Policy, Surveillance


maura.ricketts@cma.ca


Grant Russell, MB;BS, FRACGP, MFM PhD
Professor and Director of General Practice Research
Dandenong and Casey Region and Southern Health
Monash University

Research Interests: Understanding and Measuring the Impact of Primary Care Reform on Patients, Clinicians and General Practices


grant.russell@med.monash.edu.au


Beverley Shea, PhD, MSc, BScN, RN
Co-Director, Anisnable Knekendazone (Ottawa AK-NEAHR)
CIET Canada

Research Interests:


bshea@ciet.org


Paula Stewart, MD, CCFP, FRCPC
Director, Chronic Disease Surveillance
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Health Promotion, Health Services Evaluation, Maternal and Child Health


paula@paulajstewart.ca


*Marina Sokolova, PhD, MSc

Senior Research Associate, Institute for Big Data Analytics (IBDA)
Dalhousie University

Research Interests: Health Information, Text Data Mining, Data Mining


sokolova@uottawa.ca


*David Stieb, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Medical Epidemiologist, Air Quality Health Effects Research Section
Health Canada

Research Interests: Environmental Epidemiology


dave_stieb@hc-sc.gc.ca


Gregory Taylor, MD, FRCPC
Director General, Office of Public Health Practice
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Disease Prevention, Public Health


gregory_taylor@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Steve Tsekrekos, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCPC

Occupational & Environmental Health Medical Specialist
National Defence, Candian Forces Health Service Group,
Directorate of Force Health Protection

Research Interests: Occupational and Environmental Health

Tsekrekos.SN@forces.gc.ca


Anne-Marie Ugnat, PhD

A/Chief, Special Surveillance Initiatives, Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division
Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Disease Surveillance, Biostatistics


anne-marie_ugnat@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Paul Villeneuve, BMath, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences
Carleton University

Research Interests:
Environmental and occupational epidemiology, biostatistics, air pollution, cardiovascular disease, cancer

paul.villeneuve@carleton.ca


Carol Vlassoff, MA, PhD

Acting Area Manager, Knowledge Management and Communication
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Research Interests: HIV/AIDS, Internation Health, Gender and Health


vlassofc@gmail.com


Jeanette Ward, PhD, MHPEd, MBBS

Royal Flying Doctor Service
Australia

Research Interests: Population Health


jward@uottawa.ca


Denise Werker, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Medical Advisor, Office of Public Health Practice
Public Health Agency of Canada

Research Interests: Surveillance and Communicable Disease Prevention and Control


denise.werker@phac-aspc.gc.ca


Jeff Whitehead, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Public Health Physician, Directorate Force Health Protection, DGHS
Department of National Defence

Research Interests: Clinical Preventive Medicine, Health Surveillance, Outbreak Investigations


Jeff.Whitehead@forces.gc.ca


*Russell Wilkins, MUrb, BEd

Senior Analyst, Health Analysis and Measurement Group
Statistics Canada

Research Interests: Inequalities in Health, Postal Code Conversion, Reproductive Outcomes


russell.wilkins@statcan.ca


Kathryn Williams, BSc, MS

Biostatistician
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Research Interests: Biostatistics, clinical trial methods and expanding the use of more complex biostatistics techniques in medical research


kwilliams@ottawaheart.ca


Qilong Yi, PhD, MSc
Senior Biostatistician, National Epidemiology and Surveillance Department
Canadian Blood Services

Research Interest:
Mixed model (Hierarchical modelling), Spatial analysis, survival analysis, Markov Modelling, Sample Size calculation, Methology on agreement assessment, Applied statistics in epidemiology and Clinical trials.

qi-long.yi@bloodservices.ca


Jan Zielinski, MSc, PhD

Research Scientiste
Health Canada

Research Interests: Biostatistics, Cancer Modelling, Risk Assessment, Statistical Computing


jan_zielinski@phac-aspc.gc.ca

(An asterisk (*) designates a member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies.)

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