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Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) staff members are located in Montréal, 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.: 514-312-9011
Fax: 514-312-9005

Assistant Director
Anita Liu
Tel.: 514-312-9016
Fax: 514-312-9005

Executive Assistant and Manager, External Affairs and Partnerships
Catherine Lavigne-Pelletier
Tel.: 514-312-9036
Fax: 514-312-9005

Knowledge Translation and Policy Manager
Krystle van Hoof
Tel.: 514-312-9019
Fax: 514-312-9005


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