Leadership

We Are CANet

Collaborative Excellence

The members of CANet’s Board of Directors, Committees and Operations Centre come from across Canada and bring a diverse range of professional, health and leadership expertise.

Governance


Dr. Pierre Boyle (Board Chair)
Retired Professor and Vice-Dean (Research), Faculté de médicine, Université de Montréal


Richard Alvarez
CEO, Richard Alvarez & Associates


Dr. John Capone
Vice President Research, Western University


Dr. Shurjeel Choudhri
Senior Vice President & Head of Medical and Scientific Affairs, Bayer Inc.


Krista Connell
CEO, Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation


Vincent Dumez
Co-directeur, Centre d’Excellence sur le Partenariat avec les Patients et le Public, Université de Montréal


Neil Fraser
President, Medtronic Canada


Mr. François Labonté
Senior Finance Executive, Consultant


Dr. Paul Morley
Founder and Chief Science Officer, Zelos Therapeutics


Dr. François Philippon
Head of the Cardiology, Université Laval


Pam Ramsay
Provincial Director, Stroke Services BC


Dr. Anthony Tang
Scientific Director and CEO, CANet


Dr. Katherine Allan (Observer)
Research Associate (Cardiology), St. Michael’s Hospital


Dr. Bryce Pickard (Observer)
Managing Director and COO, CANet


Dr. George Wells (Observer)
Associate Scientific Director, CANet

Track Captains


Dr. Allan Skanes
Atrial Fibrillation


Dr. L. Brent Mitchell
Sudden Cardiac Death


Dr. Robert Sheldon
Syncope

Research Management


Dr. Anthony Tang (Chair)
Scientific Director and CEO, CANet


Dr. Katherine Allan
Research Associate (Cardiology), St. Michael’s Hospital


Dr. Martin Gardner
Professor, Dalhousie University


Dr. Rafik Goubran
Vice President Research & International, Carleton University


Dr. L. Brent Mitchell
Track Captain (Sudden Cardiac Death ), CANet


Dr. Bryce Pickard
Managing Director and COO, CANet


Dr. Robert Sheldon
Track Captain (Syncope), CANet


Dr. Allan Skanes
Track Captain (Atrial Fibrillation), CANet


Dr. William Stevenson
Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Dr. Mario Talajic
Cardiologist, Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal


Dr. George Wells
Associate Scientific Director, CANet


Hugh Winsor (Patient Partner)


Dr. George Wyse
Professor Emeritus, University of Calgary

Patient Advisory


Mary Runte (Chair)
Associate Professor, University of Lethbridge


Darrin Bauer
Patient Partner


Sylvain Bédard
Patient Coordinator, Centre of Excellence on Partnership with Patients and the Public


Stephen Blais (Patient Partner)
Ottawa City Councillor


Guillaume Dumais-Levesque (Patient Partner)


Vincent Dumez
Co-directeur, Centre d’Excellence sur le Partenariat avec les Patients et le Public, Université de Montréal


Michael Gilbert (Patient Partner)
President, Synergiq Solutions
Patient Partner


Alison Headland (Patient Partner)


Dr. Bryce Pickard
Managing Director and COO, CANet


Dr. Natalie Szudy
Director, Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization Manager


Dr. Anthony Tang
Scientific Director and CEO, CANet


Hugh Winsor (Patient Partner)


Caroline Wong
Executive Manager, Centre of Excellence on Partnership with Patients and the Public

Training Executive (HQP)


Katherine Allan (Lead)
Research Associate (Cardiology), St. Michael’s Hospital


William McIntyre (Lead)
Clinical and Research Fellow, McMaster University


Chris Cheung
Resident, University of British Columbia


Derek Chew
Cardiology Fellow, University of Calgary


Daniel Gelman
PhD Candidate, Western University


Karen Giddens
Project Manager, Nova Scotia Health Authority


Kai Homer
Medical Student, University of Alberta


Shannon Kelly
PhD Candidate, University of Ottawa


Soo-Min Kim
MHA Student, University of Ottawa


Muhammad Mukarram
Research Associate, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute


Zardasht Oqab
Cardiology Fellow, University of Calgary



Training and Education (HQP)


Dr. Martin Gardner (Chair)
Professor, Dalhousie University


Dr. Katherine Allan
Research Associate (Cardiology), St. Michael’s Hospital


Guillaume Dumais-Levesque (Patient Partner)


Mary Greene
Director Field Clinical Affairs Canada, St. Jude Medical


Heather Jackson
Provincial Clinical Director, Cardiac Services BC


Dr. William McIntyre
Cardiologist, McMaster University


Dr. Kevin O’Neil
Director of Research, CANet


Pam Ramsay
Provincial Directo, Stroke Services BC


Dr. Anthony Tang
Scientific Director and CEO, CANet


Patricia Theoret-Patrick
Project Manager, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Operations Centre


Dr. Anthony Tang
Scientific Director and CEO


Dr. George Wells
Associate Scientific Director


Dr. Bryce Pickard
Managing Director and COO


Dr. Kevin O’Neil
Director of Research and Training


Fabian A. Folias
Director, Digital Marketing and Communications


Dr. Natalie Szudy
Director, Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization Manager


Dr. Dimitri Popolov
Research Data and Systems Manager


David Brazier
Accounting and Contracts Manager


Sabrina Wall
Executive Assistant

CANet continues to move aggressively towards the achievement of the goals outlined in our Strategic Plan and to position Canada not only as the leader in arrhythmia research and patient engagement but as a world leader at the forefront of the healthcare sector.

Dr. Pierre Boyle
Board Chair, Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada

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