Souvik Mitra

Dr. Souvik Mitra is a Neonatologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University and IWK Health, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He completed his fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from McMaster University and his PhD in Epidemiology and Applied Health Research from Dalhousie University. His primary research interests revolve around improving patient […]

Susan Marlin

Susan Marlin is the President and CEO of Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO), an organization established by the Province of Ontario in 2012 to make Ontario a preferred location for global clinical trials while maintaining the highest ethical standards. Prior to joining CTO served as the Associate Vice-Principal at Queen’s University. Susan worked with the Canadian […]

Trinity Lowthian

Trinity Lowthian is currently completing her Honours Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Ottawa and will graduate in 2024 as a Registered Dietitian. She is also a Team Canada para-fencer and competes internationally in wheelchair fencing. She has been involved in research and patient engagement for several years, starting as a […]

Zahra Alidina

Zahra is an undergraduate student at McMaster University. This summer, she is working at SickKids as a Research Student. She works with various organizations as a patient partner. She is excited to be able to take her lived experience and help contribute to a larger change through C4T and IMPaCT. She is passionate about working […]

Sanjay Mahant

Sanjay Mahant is a general paediatrician and hospitalist at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. He is a Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto and an Associate Scientist, SickKids Research Institute. His research focuses on generating evidence to improve care and outcomes for hospitalized children in the general paediatric setting. Sanjay is […]

Leanne Ward

Dr. Leanne Ward is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa where she holds a Tier 1 Research Chair in Pediatric Bone Disorders. Dr. Ward is also cross-appointed to the Department of Surgery given strong clinical and research ties to the Division of Orthopedics. She is the Scientific […]

Leslie Skeith

Dr. Leslie Skeith is a hematologist and Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, and her research interest is in the prevention and management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and related complications in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Dr. Skeith is leading the pilot PARTUM trial, a pilot randomized controlled trial evaluating postpartum aspirin versus placebo […]

Leslie Roos

Dr. Leslie E. Roos is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba, with appointments in Psychology and Pediatrics. Through her work, she hopes to help families thrive through the prevention and early intervention of mental health challenges. Specific research streams include (1) Parent mental health: understanding parent priorities and cultivating supportive […]

Martin Offringa

Dr. Offringa is a practicing neonatologist and clinical epidemiologist. His research interests in neonatology are in neonatal hypoglycaemia and hyperbilirubinaemia, lung protective ventilation and prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia. His current research focusses on rare genetic and metabolic diseases and youth depressive disorders. In 2015 he founded Toronto Outcomes Research in Child Health (TORCH), an initiative […]

Melila Chesick-Gordis

Born in Vancouver, BC, I was raised with a love for nature, physical activity, and my community. In my youth, I was a competitive dancer and later became a certified Fletcher Pilates instructor. Currently, I am a third year Queen’s University student pursuing a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) with a specialization in Kinesiology and a […]