BMG Committee Memberships

BMG Executive Committee

Dr. Barbara Triggs-Raine, Chair
Dr. Spencer Gibson, Associate Head, Chair of the Appointments, Promotions and Tenure Committee
Dr. David Merz, 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  (Sep 2019-Aug 2022)
Dr. Geoff Hicks (Sep 2020-Aug 2023)
Dr. Pingzhao Hu (Sep 2019-Aug 2022)
Dr. Jim Davie (Feb 2020-Aug 2023)
Dr. Kirk McManus (Sep 2020-Aug 2023)

Graduate Student Admissions and Awards

Dr. David Merz, Chair  (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)
Dr. Mojgan Rastegar (Sep 2019-Aug 2022)
Dr. Meaghan Jones (Sep 2020-Aug 2023)
Claudia Carriles (Sep 2020-Aug 2023)

Graduate Student Affairs

Dr. Jeffrey Wigle, Chair (Sep 2020-Aug 2021)
Dr. Tamra Werbowetski-Ogilvie (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)
Dr. Etienne Leygue (Sep 2019-Aug 2022)
Dr. Leigh Murphy (Sep 2020-Aug 2023)
Ms. Jessica Hartley (Sep 2020-Aug 2023)

Education Committee

Dr. Francis Amara, Chair (Sep 2019 – Aug 2022)
Dr. Michael Mowat (Sep 2019-Aug 2022)
Dr. Mark Nachtigal (Sep 2020–Aug 2023)
Dr. Mojgan Rastegar (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)
Dr. Etienne Leygue (Sep 2020–Aug 2023)

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 2019-Aug 2021)
Nicole Yang, Genetic Counsellor Rep (Sep 2019-Aug 2022)
Ginette Talbot (Sep 2018-Aug 2021)
Jennifer Fitzpatrick, Director of a Canadian GCP (Sep 2016-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
Kristin Gambin, Genetic Counsellor Rep (Sep 2019 – Aug 2022)
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 2021)
Dr. Dave Merz (Sep 2020-Aug 2023)
Shannon Chin (Sep 2018 – Dec 2021)