Cardiac Sciences Research Cabinet: Integration Initiative

Learn about this exciting initiative, meet the members of the cabinet, and read updates from the monthly meetings.

The purpose of this initiative is to establish a plan to achieve enhanced integration and collaboration in cardiac sciences research in the Edmonton area; this is a joint initiative between the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services (Edmonton Zone).

Members of the Cardiac Sciences Research Cabinet:

Role Name Area of Representation Email Address
Chair Bill McBlain      Office of the Dean, FoMD
Coordinator Mona Pattison
Member Alex Clark Nursing & Other Disciplines
Member Jason Dyck Basic Research
Member Justin Ezekowitz   Clinical Trials
Member Darren Freed Surgery and Pediatrics
Member Mike Hanninen Covenant Health
Member Mishaela Houle Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone, Cardiac Sciences Leadership
Member Evan Lockwood   Royal Alexandra Hospital
Member Finlay McAlister Clinical Research
Member Steven Meyer Surgery
Member Michelle Noga Diagnostic Imaging
Member Dylan Taylor Alberta Health Services, Senior Leadership

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Alberta Health Services have appointed the members of Cabinet to represent disciplines and areas where Cardiac Sciences Research is conducted. Please contact any of the above-listed members if you have questions or comments regarding the Cabinet’s activities. 

Cardiac Sciences Research in Edmonton & Northern Alberta Town Hall


Deb Gordon, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Northern Alberta, AHS

Dennis Kunimoto, Acting Dean, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, UofA, and

David Zygun, Zone Medical Director, Edmonton Zone, AHS

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 5-6:30 p.m.
2-490 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) 
or via Telehealth
Please RSVP by October 10th


Meeting Updates:

The following meeting updates give a sense of the work and direction of the cabinet.
A PDF file will download.