BMG Committee Memberships

BMG Executive Committee

Dr. Louise Simard, Chair
Dr. Barbara Triggs-Raine, Associate Head
Dr. Spencer Gibson, Chair of the Appointments, Promotions and Tenure Committee
Dr. David Merz, Chair of the Student Admissions and Awards Committee
Dr. Dan Gietz, Co-Chair of the Student Admissions and Awards Committee
Dr. Jeff Wigle, Chair of the Graduate Student Affairs Committee
Dr. Francis Amara, Chair of the Education Committee
Ms. Jessica Hartley, Chair of the Genetic Counselling Program Committees

Appointments, Promotions and Tenure

Dr. Spencer Gibson, Chair  (Nov 2016-Aug 2019)
Dr. Geoff Hicks (Sep 2018-Aug 2020)
Dr. Leigh Murphy (Sep 2018-Aug 2020)
Dr. Mojgan Rastegar (Sep 2016-Aug 2019)
Dr. Pingzhao Hu (Sep 2018-Aug 2019)

Graduate Student Admissions and Awards

Dr. David Merz, Chair  (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)
Dr. Dan Gietz, Co-Chair (Sep 2018-Dec 2019)
Dr. Trevor Pemberton (Sep-Aug 2021)
Dr. Michael Mowat (Sep 2017-Aug 2020)
Claudia Carriles (Sep 2017-Aug 2020)

Graduate Student Affairs

Dr. Jeffrey Wigle, Chair (Jan 2017-Aug 2019)
Dr. Kirk McManus (Sep 2017-Aug 2020)
Dr. Tamra Werbowetski-Ogilvie (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)
Dr. Francis Amara (Jan 2017-Aug 2019)
Ms. Jessica Hartley (Jan 2017-Aug 2020)

Education Committee

Dr. Francis Amara, Chair  (Jan 2017 – Aug 2019)
Dr. Dave Merz (Jan 2017 - Aug 2019)
Dr. Hao Ding (Sep 2017 – Aug 2020)
Dr. Trevor Pemberton (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)
Dr. Mojgan Rastegar (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)
Ms. Jessica Hartley (Sep 2017 – Aug 2020)

Genetic Counselling Program Advisory Committee

Jessica Hartley, GCP Director, Chair
Claudia Carriles, GCP Associate Director
Dr. Bernie Chodirker, GCP Medical Director
Dr. Jeffrey Wigle, Graduate Student Affairs Committee Chair
Ian Jones, Physician’s Assistant Studies Program Director (Sep 2016-Aug 2019)
Stephanie Clarke (Sep 2016-Aug 2019)
Ginette Talbot (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)*
Jennifer Fitzpatrick, Director of a Canadian GCP (Sep 2016-Aug 2019)
To be named, Second year GCP trainee (Sep 2018-Aug 2019)

Genetic Counselling Program Admissions Sub-Committee

Jessica Hartley, GCP Director, Chair 
Claudia Carriles, GCP Associate Director
Dr. Dave Merz, BMG Admissions and Awards Committee Chair
Stephanie Clarke, Genetic Counsellor Rep (Sep 2016 – Aug 2019)
Charity Fan, Genetic Counsellor Rep (Jan 2018 – Aug 2021)

Genetic Counselling Program Curriculum Sub-Committee

Claudia Carriles, GCP Associate Director, Chair
Jessica Hartley, GCP Director
Dr. Patrick Frosk (Sep 2017-Aug 2019)*
Dr. Dave Merz (Sep 2017-Aug 2020)
Shannon Chin (Sep 2018 – Aug 2021)*

*Awaiting approval