Endowed Research Chairs and Professorships

Endowed and other types of research chairs are an important mechanism to help facilitate and support the research activities of faculty members. The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry is currently home to chairs in such areas as aboriginal health, cardiovascular disease and cancer. These research chairs are supported from a variety of sources, including private donations, the private sector, government, and not-for-profit organizations.

The current research chairs in the Faculty are outlined below. If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact:

Mark Taylor
Director of Research
Tel: 780-492-9720

 

Chairholders:

  • Alberta Cancer Foundation Chair in Palliative Care
    Dr. Vickie Baracos - Department of Oncology
  • Alberta Dental Association & College Chair in Clinical Dentistry Research
    Dr. Maryam Sharifzadeh-Amin - Department of Dentistry
  • Alberta Dental Association & College Chair in Oral Health Research
    Dr. Daniel Graf - Department of Dentistry
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Aboriginal Health
    Dr. Gita Sharma - Department of Medicine
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Health
    Dr. Ross Mitchell - Department of Medicine
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Cardiac Outcomes
    Dr. Finlay McAlister - Department of Medicine
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Cardiac Sciences
    Dr. Justin Ezekowitz - Department of Medicine
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Diagnostic Imaging
    Dr. Kumaradevan Punithakumar - Department of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Emergency Medicine Research
    (Vacant)
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Health Informatics
    Dr. Lawrence Richer - Department of Pediatrics
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Healthy Aging Research
    Dr. Adrian Wagg - Department of Medicine
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Mental Health Research
    Dr. David Ross - Department of Psychiatry
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Obesity
    Dr. Geoff Ball - Department of Pediatrics
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Primary Care Research
    Dr. Neil Drummond - Department of Family Medicine
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Surgical Simulation
    Dr. Bin Zheng - Department of Surgery
  • Alberta Health Services Chair in Transplantation
    (Vacant)
  • Allard Research Chair in Experimental Oncology
    Dr. Frederick West - Department of Chemistry
  • AstraZeneca Canada Chair in Asthma Research
    Dr. Paul Forsythe - Department of Medicine
  • Bird Dogs Chair in Translational Oncology funded by the Alberta Cancer Foundation
    Dr. John Lewis - Department of Oncology
  • CASA Research Chair in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
    (In recruitment)
  • Cavarzan Chair in Women's Health Research
    Dr. Sue Ross - Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Chair in Bioethics
    Dr. Michael van Manen - Department of Pediatrics
  • Dianne and Irving Kipnes Chair in Lymphatic Disorders
    Dr. Spencer Gibson - Department of Oncology
  • Dianne and Irving Kipnes Chair in Radiopharmaceutical Sciences
    Dr. Frank Wuest - Department of Oncology
  • Dr. Anthony Noujaim Legacy Oncology Chair
    Dr. Freimut Juengling - Department of Oncology
  • Dr. Charles A. Allard Chair in Diabetes Research
    Dr. Peter Senior - Department of Medicine
  • Firefighters Chair in Burn Research
    Dr. Ted Tredget - Department of Surgery
  • Frank and Carla Sojonky Chair in Prostate Cancer Research funded by the Alberta Cancer Foundation
    Dr. Adam Kinnaird - Department of Surgery
  • Friends of Garrett Cumming Research Chair/Muscular Dystrophy Canada Research Chair
    Dr. Toshifumi Yokota - Department of Medical Genetics
  • GlaxoSmithKline/RxD/CIHR Chair in Airway Inflammation
    Dr. Harissios Vliagoftis - Department of Medicine
  • Glaxo Wellcome Chair in Virology
    Dr. Lorne Tyrrell - Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology
  • Heart & Stroke Chair in Cardiovascular Research
    Dr. Padma Kaul - Department of Medicine
  • Henri M. Toupin Chair in Neurocognitive Disorders
    Dr. Christopher Power - Department of Medicine
  • Henri M. Toupin Chair in Neurological Sciences
    Dr. Sanjay Kalra - Department of Medicine
  • Henri M. Toupin Chair in Neurology
    Dr. Glen Jickling - Department of Medicine
  • J. Alan Gilbert Chair in Medical Education Research
    Dr. Carol Hodgson - Division of Studies in Medical Education
  • John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre
    Dr. Michael van Manen - Department of Pediatrics
  • Kidney Health Research Chair - Health Outcomes
    Dr. Scott Klarenbach - Department of Medicine/Division of Nephrology
  • Kidney Health Research Chair - Translational Research
    Dr. Branko Braam - Department of Medicine/Division of Nephrology
  • Lilian McCullough Chair in Breast Cancer Surgery
    Dr. Ing Swie Goping - Department of Biochemistry
  • Mary Johnston Chair in Melanoma Research
    (Vacant)
  • Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute Medical Imaging Consultants Chair in Cardiac Imaging
    Dr. Michelle Noga - Department of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging
  • Mr. Lube Foundation Chair in Uro-Oncology
    Dr. Ronald Moore - Department of Surgery
  • Muriel and Ada Hole Kids with Cancer Society Chair in Paediatric Oncology
    Dr. Lesley Mitchell - Department of Pediatrics
  • Muttart Research Chair in Clinical Immunology
    Dr. Philip Halloran - Department of Medicine
  • Alberta Women’s Health Foundation Chair in Women’s Health Research
    Dr. Jane Schulz - Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Research Chair in Ophthalmology
    Dr. Karim Damji - Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
  • Sawin-Baldwin Chair in Ovarian Cancer
    Dr. Cheng-Han Lee - Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children Endowed Chair in Pediatric Scoliosis Research
    Dr. Peter Kannu - Department of Medical Genetics
  • Spinal Cord Injury Chair
    Dr. Chester Ho - Department of Medicine
  • Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation Chair in Autism
    Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum - Department of Pediatrics
  • Tom Williams Chair in Surgical Education
    Dr. Johnathan White - Department of Surgery
  • Tripartite Chair in Occupational Health
    Dr. Nicola Cherry - Department of Medicine