Directors

MCHP Staff in Atrium

Alan Katz
Director;
Professor;
Senior research scientist

  • Marni Brownell
    Associate director, research;
    Professor;
    Senior research scientist

  • Charles Burchill
    Associate director, repository, data access and use

  • Nathan Nickel
    Associate director, deliverables;
    Associate professor;
    Research scientist

  • Selena Randall
    Associate director, planning and development

Researchers

Research associates and postdoctoral fellows

  • Thekla Brunkert
    Postdoctoral fellow

    Jennifer Enns
    Research associate

  • Heather Finnegan
    Postdoctoral fellow

    Amy Freier
    Research associate

  • Deepa Singal
    Research associate

  • Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain
    Postdoctoral fellow

Data managers and data analysts

  • Wendy Au
    Data analyst

    Matt Dahl
    Data analyst

    Shelley Derksen
    Data analyst

    Gilles Detillieux
    Data analyst

    Isuru Dharmasena
    Data analyst

    Roxana Dragan
    Data analyst

  • Okechukwu (Oke) Ekuma
    Data analyst;
    Statistical consultant

    Lisa Flaten
    Data analyst

    Pierce Gorun
    Student data analyst

    Say Hong
    Data management analyst

    Mary Horodyski
    Metadata analyst

  • Heather Prior
    Lead data analyst

    Sathi Saha
    Data management analyst

    Joykrishna Sarkar
    Data analyst

    Monica Sirski
    Data analyst

    Angela Tan
    Data analyst

  • Carole Taylor
    Data analyst

    Dave Towns
    Senior data management analyst

    Ken Turner
    Repository data analyst

    Randy Walld
    Data analyst

    Marina Yogendran
    Data analyst

Research support

  • Eileen Boriskewich
    Project manager and outreach officer
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    John-Michael Bowes
    Research assistant

    Susan Burchill
    Research assistant

    Lindsey Dahl
    Research project coordinator

    Theresa Daniuk
    Repository access assistant

  • Kara Dyck
    Repository access coordinator;
    Executive assistant;
    Office manager

    Nkiru Eze
    Research project coordinator

    Cheri Farfan
    Repository access assistant

    Cara Jonasson
    Graphic designer

  • Emily Jones
    Repository access assistant

    Ina Koseva
    Lead research project coordinator

    Scott McCulloch
    Research coordinator

    Jennifer Pepneck
    Knowledge broker

    Farzana Quddus
    Research project coordinator

  • Ruth-Ann Soodeen
    Lead research coordinator

    Dale Stevenson
    Research coordinator

    William Toms
    Repository access assistant

    Lisa Zhang
    Research project coordinator

Finance and information technology

  • Sophie Buternowsky
    Senior grants accountant

    Jeannie Chen
    Grants accountant

  • Darrin Halabuza
    Information technology support

  • Rod McRae
    Information technology manager

  • Jo-Anna Wichenko
    Finance assistant

Other

Advisory board

Board Chair

Dr. Peter Nickerson
Vice-Dean, Research, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences


Members by position

Dr. Alan Katz
Director, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP)

Karen Herd
Deputy Minister, Manitoba Health, Seniors & Active Living (MHSAL)

Dr. Sharon Bruce
Head, Department of Community Health Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Brian Postl
Dean and Vice-Provost, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Drs. Noralou Roos and Leslie Roos
Founding Directors

vacant – Member of the Treasury Board


Appointed members

Up to seven appointees of Manitoba Health Seniors & Active Living

Dave Wright
Deputy Minister, Justice and Deputy Attorney General

Dana Rudy
Acting Deputy Minister, Education

Richard Groen
Deputy Minister, Finance

Lanette Siragusa
Provincial Lead, Health System Integration & Quality, Chief Nursing Officer


Appointed members

Up to seven appointees of the University of Manitoba

Dr. Todd Mondor
Deputy Provost, Academic Planning and Programs, University of Manitoba

Dr. Digvir Jayas
Vice-President, Research and International, University of Manitoba

Dr. Terry Klassen
Academic Director, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

Reg Toews
Member of the Community

Connie Walker
President and CEO, United Way of Winnipeg

Michael Schull
President and CEO, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences


Ex-officio members

Dr. Marni Brownell
Associate Director of Research, MCHP

Charles Burchill
Associate Director, Data Access and Use, MCHP

Phil Jarman
Executive Director and Chief Data Officer, Information Management & Analytics, MHSAL

Dr. Nathan Nickel
Associate Director, Deliverables, MCHP

Dr. Selena Randall
Associate Director, Planning and Development, MCHP

Dan Skwarchuk
CFO & ADM, Administration and Finance, MHSAL


MCHP staff support to advisory committee

Kara Dyck, Executive Assistant

Adjunct scientists

The designation of Adjunct Scientist at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy was created to recognize the valuable contribution made to its research by external participants.

Adjunct Scientists are involved in collaborative research with an MCHP Researcher, have an ongoing commitment to health services research, have previous research involvement with scholarly publications, and/or have clinical/policy expertise that is of assistance to MCHP scientists in framing research questions, interpreting results of particular analyses and advising on the policy implications of the findings.

Appointments as Adjunct Scientist are by invitation of the director of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and are reviewed periodically.

Sylvia Alessi-Severini
Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

James Bolton
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Manitoba

Shawn Bugden
Dean, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University

Allison Dart
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Raisa Deber
Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Director, CIHR Team in Community Care and Health Human Resources

Murray Enns
Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Medical Director, Adult Mental Health Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Evelyn Forget
Professor, Director, Graduate Program, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Allan Garland
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, Co-Head, Section of Critical Care, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Tim Hilderman
Director, Community Medicine Residency Program; Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Doug Jutte
Assistant Adjunct Professor, UC-Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, Associate Director, Master’s Degree in Health and Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

Laurence Katz
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

William Leslie
Section of Nuclear Medicine, St. Boniface General Hospital; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Radiology, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Josée Lavoie
Director, Manitoba First Nations – Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Sarvesh Logsetty
Director of Manitoba Firefighters Burn Unit, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery and Children's Health, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Doug Manuel
Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; PHAC/CIHR Chair in Applied Public Health Sciences; Senior Medical Advisor, Statistics Canada; Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa; Associate Scientist, C.T. Lamont Primary Care Research Centre, Élizabeth Bruyère Research Institute; Adjunct Scientist

Salah Mahmud
Medical Officer of Health, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Canada Research Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology and Vaccine Evaluation, Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences and Pharmacy

Ruth Ann Marrie
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine (Neurology), University of Manitoba. Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Director, Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

Colleen Metge
Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Hude Quan
Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary

Julianne Sanguins
Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Knowledge Development Manager, Manitoba Metis Federation, Health and Wellness Department

Shahin Shooshtari
Director, Interdisciplinary Health Program, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Social Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Researcher, St. Amant Research Centre

Harminder Singh
Associate Professor, Section of Gastroenterology, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Laura Targownik
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Lorna Turnbull
Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba

Collaborators

Silvia Alessi Severini, University of Manitoba

Meghan Azad, University of Alberta

Judith Bartlett, University of Manitoba

Charles Bernstein, University of Manitoba

Robert Biscontri, University of Manitoba

James Blanchard, University of Manitoba

Songul Bozat-Emre, University of Manitoba

Shawn Bugden, University of Manitoba

Brenda Comaskey, University of Manitoba

Bethan Davies, Imperial College London

Carrie Daymont, University of Manitoba

Ana Hanlon Dearman, University of Manitoba

Jino Distasio, University of Winnipeg

Sarita Jha, University of Manitoba

Jamie Falk, University of Manitoba

Marcia Finlayson, Queen's University

Justin Gawaziuk, University of Manitoba

Luiz Guidolin, University of Manitoba

Ana Hanlon-Dearman, University of Manitoba

Margaret Haworth-Brockman, University of Manitoba

Brett Hiebert, University of Manitoba

Carol Hitchon, University of Manitoba

Douglas Hobson, University of Manitoba

Depeng Jiang, University of Manitoba

Asad Junaid, University of Manitoba

Leanne Kosowan, University of Manitoba

Allen Kraut, University of Manitoba

Jeff Kwong, University of Toronto

Ariella Lang, Victorian Order of Nurses

Veronica Lau, University of Manitoba

Josee Lavoie, University of Manitoba

Michael Law, University of British Columbia

Christine Leong, University of Manitoba

Michelle (XiaoQing) Liu, University of Manitoba

Lisa Lix, University of Manitoba

Sarvesh Logsetty, University of Manitoba

Salaheddin Mahmud, University of Manitoba

Rizwan Manji, University of Manitoba

Ruth Ann Marrie, University of Manitoba

Punam Mehta, Manitoba Metis Federation

Colleen Metge, University of Manitoba

Javier Mignone, University of Manitoba

Thomas Mutter, University of Manitoba

William Ong, University of Manitoba

Helene Ouellette-Kuntz, Queen's University

Vanessa Percy, University of Manitoba

Virginie Pollet, University of Manitoba

Rasheda Rabbani, University of Manitoba

Malathi Raghavan, University of Manitoba

Clare Ramsey, University of Manitoba

Neda Razaz, University of British Columbia

Kelly Russell, University of Manitoba

Julianne Sanguins, University of Manitoba

Rob Santos, University of Manitoba

Leigh Anne Shafer, University of Manitoba

Garry Shen, University of Manitoba

Harminder Singh, University of Manitoba

Carolyn Snider, University of Manitoba

Genevieve Thompson, University of Manitoba

Mahmoud Torabi, University of Manitoba

Donna Turner, CancerCare Manitoba

James Zacharias, University of Manitoba

Contact us

Manitoba Centre for Health Policy

Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, 
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 3P5 Canada

204-789-3819