Dr. Penny Moody-Corbett
Senior Associate Dean, Lakehead University
Associate Dean, Research
Dr. Moody-Corbett gained extensive experience in health and health research during her eleven-year post as Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies for the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University, as well as during her time as a senior member of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). While at Memorial she also served as a member of the senior executive team providing advice and guidance to the Dean and faculty on research opportunities, as well as graduate training. She was a member and chair of numerous committees and was involved in a number of large grant opportunities, including successful CFI and Genome Canada grants, which led to a new multimillion dollar genetics research and teaching facility at Memorial. As an independent investigator, she studied electrical properties in nerve and muscle. Dr. Moody-Corbett continues neuroscience research through collaborative work, studying the influence of diet and exercise on cognitive function during aging. She has expanded her scholarly interests in the fields of ethics, health policy and patient-oriented research. Dr. Moody-Corbett has a number of publications in biomedical science, ethics, education, and health research programming. She taught at the undergraduate and graduate level in physiology, neuroscience, research integrity, and grantsmanship.