Researchers

Each of CIRN’s eight networks is overseen by a Principal Investigator(s) (PI) and may encompass several site investigators/collaborators as well. Click on the links below to access PI biographies and team information.

CIRN Nominated Principal Investigator

Clinical Trials Network

Co-Investigators:

Canadian National Vaccine Safety Network

 Co-Investigators:

Provincial Collaborative Network

 Co-Investigators:

  • Eric Benchimol, CHEO
  • Shelly Bolotin, Public Health Ontario
  • Aaron Campigotto, London Health Sciences Center
  • Michael Campitelli, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
  • Hannah Chung, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
  • Shelley Deeks, Public Health Ontario
  • Shalini Desai, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Steve Drews, University of Calgary
  • Jonathan Gubay, Public Health Ontario
  • Scott Halperin, Dalhousie University
  • Todd Hatchette, Dalhousie University
  • Steven Hawken, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Fran Jamieson, Public Health Ontario
  • Tobias Kollmann, University of British Columbia
  • Tim Karnauchow, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  • Kevin Katz, North York General Hospital
  • Joanne Langley, Dalhousie University
  • Salah Mahmud, University of Manitoba
  • Allison McGeer, Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Dayre McNally, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  • Monika Naus, University of British Columbia
  • David Richardson, William Osler Health system
  • Susan Richardson, Hospital for Sick Children
  • Margaret Russell, University of Calgary
  • Carolyn Sanford, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Kimberley Simmonds, University of Calgary
  • Andrew Simor, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Marek Smieja, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
  • Larry Svenson,  Alberta Health
  • Jun Wang, Dalhousie University
  • Bryna Warshawsky, Public Health Ontario
  • Kumanan Wilson, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Sarah Wilson, Public Health Ontario
  • George Zahariadis, Public Health Laboratory, Newfoundland and Labrador

Serious Outcomes Surveillance Network

Co-Investigators:

  • Bill Bowie, University of British Columbia
  • Guy Boivin, Université Laval
  • Mark Loeb, McMaster University
  • Anne McCarthy, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Allison McGeer, Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Janet McElhaney, Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC)
  • Andre Poirier, Centre Hospitalier Affilié Universitaire Régional
  • Makeda Semret, McGill University
  • Daniel Smyth, Moncton Regional Hospital
  • Sylvie Trottier, Université Laval
  • Louis Valiquette, Université Sherbrooke
  • Duncan Webster, St. John Regional Hospital
  • Stephanie Smith, University of Alberta
  • Bruce Light and Dr. Phillipe Lagacé-Wiens, Hôpital St-Boniface

Special Immunization Clinics Network

Co-Investigators:

Reference Laboratory Network

 Co-Investigators:

Social Sciences and Humanities Network

Co-Investigators:

  • Julie Bettinger, University of British Columbia
  • François Boucher, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec
  • Nicholas Brousseau, Institut national du santé publique du Québec
  • David Buckeridge, Université McGill
  • Andrea Bunt, University of Manitoba
  • Eliana Castillo, University of Calgary
  • Kim Corace, University of Ottawa
  • Natasha Crowcroft, Public Health Ontario
  • Liz Darling, Laurentian University
  • Shelley Deeks, University of Toronto/Public Health Ontario
  • Michelle Driedger, University of Manitoba
  • Vinita Dubey, AMOH Toronto Public Health
  • William Fisher, University of Western Ontario
  • Arnaud Gagneur, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Janice Graham, Dalhousie University
  • Joshua Greenberg, Carleton University
  • Maryse Guay, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Juliet Guichon, University of Calgary
  • Beth Halperin, Dalhousie University
  • Scott Halperin, Dalhousie University
  • Jane Heffernan, York University
  • Cindy Jardine, University of Alberta
  • Kevin Katz, North York General Hospital
  • Noni MacDonald, Dalhousie University
  • Shannon MacDonald, University of Alberta
  • Donna MacDouga, St. Francis Xavier University
  • Samantha Meyer, University of Waterloo
  • Laurence Monnais, Université de Montréal
  • Gina Ogilvie, University of British Columbia
  • Monika Naus, BC Centre for Disease Control
  • Jennifer Potter, University of Manitoba
  • Vineet Saini, University of Calgary
  • Chantal Sauvageau, Université Laval
  • Karina Top, Dalhousie University
  • Dat Tran, University of Toronto
  • Jordan Tustin, Ryerson University
  • Nancy Waite, University of Waterloo
  • Kumanan Wilson, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Holly Witteman, Université Laval
  • Mark Yudin, University of Toronto

Collaborators:

  • Cora Constantinescu, University of Calgary
  • Heidi Larson, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, England
  • David Smith, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, England

Modeling and Economics Research (ModERN) Network

Co-Investigators:

  • Michel Alary, Université Laval
  • Philippe Beutels, University of Anterwerpen
  • Marie Claude Boily, Imperial College London
  • Shelly Bolotin, Public Health Ontario
  • Buillaume Béraud, Université Droit et Santé Lille2
  • Natasha Crowcroft, Public health Ontario
  • Shelley Deeks, Public Health Ontario
  • Benoit Dervaux, Université Droit et Santé Lille2
  • Gaston De Serres, Université Laval
  • Eve Dubé, Université Laval
  • David Fisman, University of Toronto
  • Jane Heffernan, York University
  • Niel Hens, University of Hasselt
  • Erin Kirwin, Alberta Health
  • Philippe Lemieux-Mellouki, Université Laval
  • Salah Mahmud, University of Manitoba
  • Gina Ogilvie, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control
  • Nathaniel Osgood, University of Saskatchewan
  • Beate Sander, OAHPP
  • Chantal Sauvageau, Université Laval
  • Larry Svenson, Alberta Health
  • Jordan Tustin, Ryerson University
  • Jianhong Wu, York University