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Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) staff members are located in Montreal, Québec and Ottawa, Ontario.

Mailing address

CIHR Institute of Gender and Health
Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM)
4565 Chemin Queen-Mary
Montréal, Québec H3W 1W5

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Room 97, 160 Elgin Street
Address locator: 4809A
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0W9

Staff list


Scientific Director
Dr. Cara Tannenbaum
Tel.: 514-340-3540 ext. 2526
Fax: 514-340-2117

Assistant Director, Vancouver
Zena Sharman
Tel.: 778-782-9974
Fax: 604-822-1622

Executive Assistant and Manager, External Affairs and Partnership
Catherine Lavigne-Pelletier
Tel.: 514-340-3540 ext. 4118
Fax: 514-340-2117


Assistant Director
Abigail Forson
Tel.: 613-954-0616
Fax: 613-954-1800

Institute Project Officer
Kimberly Mageau
Tel.: 613-941-4328
Fax: 613-954-1800

A toll free number is available to ensure that callers will be answered in the official language of their choice when contacting the Institute of Gender and Health. Dial 1-888-603-4178 during CIHR business hours (8am to 5pm ET) and select option 5; or contact our email address at