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Membership

Pursuant to the NOSM University Act, 2021, regulations and by-laws, the following members are confirmed as the Transition Senate Membership. “The persons who were members of the board of directors or members of the Academic Council of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine on the day immediately before the day section 2 of this Act came into force shall, on and after that day, constitute the board and the senate, respectively, of the University. …. (3) The board and the senate of the University shall, no later 12 months after the day section 2 of this Act comes into force, appoint or elect such new members of the board and senate as are necessary in order to ensure that the board and senate are constituted in accordance with the requirements of this Act. 

Ex-Officio Members

Speaker: Dr. David MacLean (2022)

 

Position/Title:
President Dr. Sarita Verma Ex-officio
Vice Dean Academic Dr. Catherine Cervin Ex-officio
Vice Dean Research Innovation and International Relations Dr. David Marsh Ex-officio
Vice Dean Clinical Relations Dr. William McCready Ex-officio
Associate Dean Undergraduate Medical Education Dr. Lee Toner Ex-officio
 Associate Dean Postgraduate Education Dr. Rob Anderson Ex-officio
Associate Dean Faculty Affairs Dr. Harshad Telang Ex-officio
Associate Dean Continuing Education and Professional Development Dr. James Goertzen Ex-officio
Assistant Dean Admissions Dr. Owen Prowse Ex-officio
Assistant Dean Graduate Studies Dr. Alain Simard Ex-officio
Assistant Dean Research Dr. TC Tai Ex-officio
Director, Research and Health Sciences Library Patty Fink Ex-officio
Registrar Miriam Cain Ex-officio
Heads of the Academic Divisions Dr. Barb Zelek (Clinical Sciences)
Dr. Douglas Boreham (Medical Sciences)
Dr. Elizabeth Levin (Human Sciences)
Ex-officio
Ex-officio
Ex-officio

Elected Members

Elected:  Updated 8/2021
Human Sciences Division Dr. Elaine Hogard

Bruce Weaver

2020-2023

2019-2022

Dr. Patricia Smith

Dr. Ryan Tonkens

2021-2024

2020-2023

Medical Sciences Division Dr. David MacLean

Dr. Sujeenthar Tharmalingam

2020-2023

2021-2024

Dr. Neelam Khaper

Dr. Brian Ross

2020-2023

2021-2024

Clinical Sciences Division Britton Sprules

Dr. John Lanthier

Dr. Rayuda Koka

Ashley Hurley

Dr. Dave Savage

Dr. Paolo Sanzo

2020-2023

2020-2023

2020-2023

2020-2023

2020-2023

2020-2023

Dr. Popuri Krishna

Dr. William Hettenhausen

Dr. Frances Kilbertus

Dr. Emmanuel Abara

Dr. Elaine Innes

Dr. Sonja Lubbers

2019-2022

2021-2024

2021-2024

2021-2024

2020-2023

2021-2024

Indigenous Academic Dr. Kona Williams

vacant (new position)

2020-2023

 

Dr. Darrel Manitowabi

vacant (new position)

2020-2023

 

Francophone Academic Dr. Roni Atoui

Dr. Laura Piccinin

2021-2024

2019-2022

Dr. Chris Kupsh

vacant

2020-2023

 

MD Students Alison Lewis

Justin Roy

2020-2022

2021-2023

Camille Hamm

 

2021-2023

 

Postgraduate Trainees Dr. Andres Griborio Guzman

Dr. Stone Li

2019-2022

2021 (Oct) – 2023

Dr. Pascale Brown

 

2020-2022

 

Health Sciences Learners from within the dietetic internship, medical physics residency, or the physician assistant programs. Adriana Bressan (NODIP) 2020-2022 vacant (new position)

Committee Chairs on Membership

* denotes membership in ex-officio capacity

Admissions Committee Dr. Owen Prowse* Ex-officio
Academic Indigenous Health Education Committee (Approved establishment 10-10-2019) Dr. Joseph LeBlanc Ex-officio
Appeals Committee Dr. David MacLean* Ex-officio
Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD) Advisory Committee Dr. James Goertzen* Ex-officio
Governance & Nominations Committee (GNC) Dr. David MacLean (until filled)* Ex-officio
Graduate Studies Committee Dr. Alain Simard Ex-officio
HS IPE Advisory Committee dissolved June 2021
Postgraduate Education Committee Dr. Rob Anderson* Ex-officio
Research Committee Dr. TC Tai Ex-officio
Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Committee Dr. Lee Toner* Ex-officio

Invited Guests

Invited Guests (non-voting)
 Director Indigenous Affairs – Yolanda Wanakamik
 Director Francophone Affairs – Danielle Barbeau-Rodrigue

For information or bios on faculty members please visit the Faculty Affairs website

For general information please email governance@nosm.ca

Gina Kennedy (she/her)
Interim Director, Office of the President
University Secretary, Manager Governance Relations
T (705) 662-7206  | C (705) 618-4009  

Email: gkennedy@nosm.ca |  nosm.ca