IGH Institute Advisory Board Members

Gillian Einstein (Chair)
The Wilfred and Joyce Posluns
Women's Brain Health and Aging
Professor, Psychology
University of Toronto

Donald W. McKay (Vice-Chair)
Professor of Physiology
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Sofia Ahmed
Specialist, Nephrology
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary

Kelly Chessie
Executive Director, Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home Inc., Emmanuel Health

Jacqueline (Jacquie) Gahagan
Full Professor
Interim Scientific Director, Healthy Populations Institute (HPI)
Affiliate Scientist, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)
Director, Gender & Health Promotion Studies Unit (GAHPS Unit) Dalhousie University

Liisa Galea
Professor, Scientific Advisor WHRI, Editor in Chief FIN
Director, Graduate Program in Neuroscience
University of British Columbia

Ian Graham
Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health University of Ottawa

Genesa M. Greening
President + CEO, BC Women’s Health Foundation University of Ottawa

Ineke Klinge
Chair, Horizon 2020 Advisory Group for Gender at the European Commission

France Légaré
Tier 1 Chairholder, Canada Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation
Full Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Université Laval
Clinical Investigator, Population Health and Practice-Changing Research, CHU de Québec - Université Laval
Director, Health and Social Services Systems, Knowledge Translation and Implementation Core, Quebec SPOR SUPPORT Unit (QSSU)
Clinician-teacher, UMF Saint-François d'Assise
Affiliate Investigator, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)
Scientific Co Director, Cochrane Canada – Francophone

Michael Sean McMurtry
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Alberta

Harlan Pruden
Educator, Chee Mamuk
British Columbia Centre for Disease Control

Eric Tenkorang
Associate Professor of Sociology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

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