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The Office of Research & Innovation supports people eager to conduct projects that will contribute to improvements in the delivery of health care. The team attempts to help investigators meet potential collaborators, obtain funding for projects and, overall, make it easier to do research.

If you have a question or an idea, please contact us.


Office of Research & Innovation, Room LE-140
Michael Wood, PhD, MBA
Director of Research and Innovation

Dr. Kevin Katz, MD, M.Sc., FRCP(C)
Medical Director, Research and Innovation

Julie Lee
Administrative Assistant

Tasleema Baksh
Administrative Research Coordinator

Jennifer Hickey, PhD, B.Sc.
Research Coordinator

Romina Ponzielli, PhD
Research Coordinator
Clinical Trials
Room LE-143
Maria Schlag
Clinical Trials Manager

Research Ethics Board
Room GS-70
Sunila R. Kalkar, MD, MHI, M.Ed.
Research Ethics Board Coordinator