Leadership

Committees

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee provides strategic and operational decisions for all major CRINA actions. It also receives and acts on reports provided from the operational committees. 

Name Title Department
Eisenstat, David — Co-Chair
Co-Director, CRINA 
Pediatrics
Postovit, Lynne — Co-Chair
Co-Director, CRINA 
Oncology
Augustine, Aruna  Project Coordinator, CRINA Biochemistry
Armanious, Gareth  Project Coordinator, CRINA Biochemistry
Baksh, Shairaz  Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Brindley, David 
Professor 
Biochemistry
Campbell, Shelagh  Professor
Biological Sciences
Evans, David  Vice-Dean, Research (Medicine and Dentistry) 
Med Microbiology & Immunology
Fallone, Gino  Director (Medical Physics) 
Oncology
Field, Catherine Professor Agricultural, Life, and Environmental Sciences
Godbout, Roseline  Acting Division Director (Oncology)
Oncology
Goping, Ing Swie  Associate Professor 
Biochemistry
Hammond, James  Chair 
Pharmacology
Hendzel, Michael  Professor
Oncology
Holmes, Charles  Chair 
Biochemistry
Hugh, Judith  Director (Anatomical Pathology) 
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Koski, Sheryl  Residency Program Director (Medical Oncology) 
Oncology
Mackey, John  Director (Clinical Trials)
Oncology
McEwan, Sandy  Chair 
Oncology
Murray, David  Professor 
Oncology
Ostergaard, Hanne  Assoc Dean, Research/Grad Program (Medicine and Dentistry)
Med Microbiology & Immunology
Robson, Paula  Director, (Tomorrow Project) 
Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science
Underhill, Alan Associate Professor 
Oncology
Weinfeld, Michael  Professor 
Oncology
West, Frederick  
Associate Chair, Research (Chemistry)
Chemistry

Operational Committee - Advancement

The Advancement Committee fundraises for CRINA programs, and establishes government relations and various partnerships. 

Name Title Department
Postovit, Lynne — Chair
Co-Director, CRINA 
Oncology
Baksh, Shairaz 
Associate Professor
Pediatrics 
Burns, Matt Associate Director, Advancement
FoMD Advancement Office
Brindley, David 
Professor 
Biochemistry
Falconer, Kim Associate Director, Advancement
FoMD Advancement Office
Mackey, John 
Director (Clinical Trials)
Oncology
McEwan, Sandy
Chair 
Oncology
Strodel, Joseph Director, Corporation & Foundation Relations
Central Advancement Office

Operational Committee - Business and Knowledge Translation

The Business and Knowledge Translation Committee facilitates partnerships with industry for contracts and commercialization. 

Name Title Department
Postovit, Lynne — Chair
Co-Director, CRINA 
Oncology
James, Deborah Business Consultant
TEC Edmonton
Lewis, John Associate Professor
Oncology
Scott, Shannon Associate Professor
Nursing
Hartling, Lisa
Director, ARCHE
Pediatrics


Operational Committee - Communications

The Communications Committee develops CRINA's branding and maintains the website up-to-date. It also facilitates communication between members, the Steering Committee, and various University of Alberta offices. 

Name Title Department
Baksh, Shairaz — Chair
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Augustine, Aruna Research Assistant, CRINA
Biochemistry
Armanious, Gareth Research Assistant, CRINA Biochemistry

   

Operational Committee - Education

The Education Committee ensures long-term sustainability of cancer research through educating all levels of learners in translational cancer research. 

Name Title Department
Baksh, Shairaz 
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Campbell, Shelagh Professor 
Biological Sciences
Godbout, Roseline Acting Division Director (Oncology)
Oncology
Hendzel, Michael 
Professor 
Oncology
Hitt, Mary Associate Professor
Oncology
Holmes, Charles Chair  Biochemistry
Koski, Sheryl  Residency Program Director (Medical Oncology) 
Oncology
Murray, David  Professor 
Oncology
Ostergaard, Hanne   Assoc Dean, Research/Grad Program (Medicine and Dentistry)
Med Microbiology & Immunology
Underhill, Alan  Associate Professor
Oncology

Operational Committee - Seminar

The Seminar Committee plans and organizes CRINA seminars, including the Leaders in Cancer Research seminar series. 

Name Title Department
Brindley, David - Chair
Professor Biochemistry
Augustine, Aruna Project Coordinator, CRINA Biochemistry
Baksh, Shairaz
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Campbell, Shelagh  Professor Science
Field, Catherine Professor Agricultural, Life, and Environmental Sciences
Persad, Sujatra Associate Professor  Pediatrics

Operational Committee - Shared Resources

The Shared Resources Committee enables excellence in cancer research by reducing cost, facilitating access to, and providing ease of use for University of Alberta core facilities. 

Name Title Department
Eisenstat, David — Chair
Co-Director, CRINA 
Pediatrics
Brindley, David 
Professor
Biochemistry
Evans, David 
Vice-Dean, Research (Medicine and Dentistry)
Med Microbiology & Immunology
Hendzel, Michael 
Professor Oncology
Postovit, Lynne Co-Director, CRINA   Oncology