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REB Members

The Research Ethics Board of Women's College Hospital is chaired by Dr. Nancy Walton. The board meets monthly to review research protocols submitted to the board and to recommend policies and procedures governing the ethical conduct of research at WCH.

Melissa Sidhu is the REB Coordinator and is the primary contact for all communication to and from the board. For questions about ethics and ethical review at Women's College Hospital, or to submit a proposal for review, please contact Melissa Sidhu at 416-351-3732 ext. 2723 or by email at melissa.sidhu@wchospital.ca.


Board Membership

Updated April 20, 2018 | Download PDF


Research Ethics Board Members
All REB members carry the status of Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents of Canada

Name

Area of Expertise

Constituency Member

Gender

Nancy Walton

RN, BScN, PhD

Ethics, Scientist, Nursing

Chair

WCH REB, Scientific, Non-affiliated

F

An-Wen Chan

MD DPhil (Oxon) FRCPC DABD

Dermatology, Research Methodology, Surgery (WCH)

Vice-Chair

Scientific, Affiliated

M

Mohammad Almohideb

MD, FRCPC, FAAD

Dematology

Scientific, Non-affiliated

M

Sara Azargive

LLB

Legal Expert

Privacy/Legal, Non-affiliated

F

Jeffrey Bagg

LLB

Legal Expert

Privacy/Legal, Non-affiliated

M

Kaye Beeston

BA

Retired Teacher

Community, Non-scientific, Non-affiliated

F

Anita Benoit

PhD

Aboriginal Women's Health and HIV Research

Scientific, Affiliated

F

Darleen Bogart

BA

Volunteerism, Community

Community, Non-scientific, Non-affiliated

F

Nicole Bourgeois

RD, MSc

Family Medicine, Registered Dietitian

Scientific, Affiliated

F

Lihi Eder

MD, PhD

Genetic, Clinical Epidemiology

Scientific, Affliliated

F

Alistair Forsyth

BA, GDL, CIPP/C, SSP

Legal Expert

Privacy/Legal, Non-affiliated

M

Jennifer Price

RN, BNSc, MScN, PhD, ACNP, CNN(C)

Cardiology, Nursing

Scientific, Affiliated

F

Ruby Shanker

MBBS, MHSc

Community Medicine, Ethics

Ethics, Scientific, Affiliated

F

Sony Sierra

MD, FRCPC, MSc

Gynecology

Scientific, Affiliated

F

Vess Stamenova

PhD

Cognitive Neuroscience, Health System Research

Scientific, Affiliated

F

Michelle van der Vecht

BA

Insurance, Ethics, Religion

Community/Ethics, Non-scientific, Non-affiliated

F

Simone Vigod

MD, FRCPC, MSc

Psychiatry, Epidemiology

Scientific, Affiliated

F

Sue Williams

RN (retired), BNSc, MEd

Nursing, Education

Scientific, Affiliated

F

 

Ex-Officio Members

Melissa Sidhu

Coordinator

WCH REB

Non-Voting Member, Affiliated

F

Maha Zawi

Assistant

WCH REB

Non-Voting Member, Affiliated

F

 

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