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
Department Chair, Oncology
Pediatrics
Postovit, Lynne — Co-Chair
Co-Director, CRINA 
Oncology
Narine, Kelly Director, TSIs, Operations Translational Science Institutes
Augustine, Aruna Project Coordinator, CRINA CRINA
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
Hugh, Judith  Director (Anatomical Pathology) 
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Mackey, John  Director (Clinical Trials)
Oncology
Murray, David  Professor 
Oncology
Ostergaard, Hanne  Assoc Dean, Research/Grad Program (Medicine and Dentistry)
Med Microbiology & Immunology
Underhill, Alan Associate Professor 
Oncology
Weinfeld, Michael  Professor 
Oncology

 

Operational Committee - Advancement & Communications

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

Name Title Department
Narine, Kelly — Chair
Director, TSIs, Operations 
Translational Science Institutes
Postovit, Lynne Co-Director, CRINA Oncology
Brindley, David 
Professor 
Biochemistry
Eisenstat, David Department Chair, Oncology Pediatrics
Denisuick Dickey, Kyla Director of Development
Taylor, Kim Assistant Dean - Advancement Advancement & Communications
Kitteringham, Salena Sr. Communications Associate Advancement & Communications
Silzer, Daryl Senior Director Faculty Development, Health Sciences
Overduin, Michael Professor Biochemistry
Mackey, John Director (Clinical Trials) Oncology
Hendzel, Michael Professor Oncology
Augustine, Aruna Project Coordinator, CRINA
CRINA
Armanious, Gareth Project Coordinator, CRINA
Biochemistry

 

 

Operational Committee - Education & Training

The Education Committee ensures long-term sustainability of cancer research through educating all levels of learners in translational cancer research. This Committee plans and organizes CRINA seminars, including the Leaders in Cancer Research seminar series.

Name Title Department
Glover, Mark - Chair Professor Biochemistry
Baksh, Shairaz 
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Campbell, Shelagh Professor 
Biological Sciences
Field, Catherine Professor  Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences
Hendzel, Michael 
Professor 
Oncology
Persad, Sujata Associate Professor Pediatrics

 

 

Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board ensures long-term sustainability of the Institute. This Committee provides valuable insight to CRINA strategic initiatives.

Name Title Affiliation
Brindley, David Co-Director - CRINA Biochemistry
Postovit, Lynne Co-Director - CRINA Oncology
West, Frederick  Co-Director - CRINA Chemistry
Cairncross, Gregory  MD, FRCP(C), Professor University of Calgary, Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute
Cass, Carol Professor Emeritus University of Alberta, Alberta Cancer Foundation
Eaves, Connie  PhD, FRS(C) Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer Agency
Fenster, Aaron  PhD, FCCPM Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Gibson, Spencer  Professor University of Manitoba, CancerCare Manitoba
Mackey, John Professor University of Alberta, CRINA
Mills, Gordon  MD, PhD MD Anderson Cancer Center
Slamon, Dennis  MD, PhD
UCLA
Wouters, Brad  Professor Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Robbins, Stephen Professor
University of Calgary, Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute