Our People

In addition to acknowledging the dedication and skills of our scientists, Women’s College Research Institute would like to recognize the talent and the ongoing efforts of our many trainees, our extensive and committed research support staff, our operations team, and the many volunteers donating their time and energy at every level across Women’s College Hospital. Finally, WCRI wishes to thank both Women’s College Hospital and Women’s College Hospital Foundation for their steadfast commitment to research.


Mohammad R. Akbari, MD, PhD
Cory Borkhoff, PhD
Heather Carnahan, PhD
An-Wen Chan, MD, DPhil, FRCPC
Catherine Classen, PhD
Cindy-Lee Dennis, PhD Shirley Brown Chair in Women’s Mental Health Research
Janice Du Mont, EdD
Shannon Dunn, PhD
Sheila Dunn, MD, M.Sc.
Andrea Gruneir, PhD
Paula Harvey, BMBS, PhD, FRACP
Gillian Hawker, MD, M.Sc., FRCPC FM Hill Chair in Women’s Academic Medicine
Jacqueline Hochman, MD, M.Sc.
Sophie Jamal, MD, PhD
Joanne Kotsopoulos, PhD Cancer Care Ontario Chair in Population Studies
Lorraine Lipscombe, MD, M.Sc., FRCPC
Mona Loutfy, MD, MPH, FRCPC
Robin Mason, PhD
Sutapa Mukherjee, MBBS, PhD, FRACP
Steven Narod, MD, FRCPC, FRSC Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer (Tier 1)
Paula Rochon, MD, MPH, FRCPC Vice-President Research, Women’s College Hospital
John Semple, MD, M.Sc., FRCSC Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Ontario Chair in Surgical Breast Cancer Research
Valerie Taylor, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Simone Vigod, MD, M.Sc., FRCPC


Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD, MPH
Geoffrey Anderson, MD, PhD Chair in Health Management Strategies
Gillian Einstein, PhD Director, Collaborative Graduate Program in Women’s Health
Eleanor Fish, PhD Chair in Women’s Health and Immunobiology
Ophira Ginsburg, MD, M.Sc., FRCPC
Sophie Grigoriadis, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Eva Grunfeld, M.Sc., MD, DPhil, FCPC
Susan Jaglal, PhD Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Chair in Rehabilitation Research
Carmen Logie, PhD
Kelly Metcalfe, RN, PhD
Lori Ross, PhD
Leonardo Salmena, PhD